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Yep, Postini Really Was Down

Updated 10/15/09 If you use Postini to handle your mail, you might be wondering where all your mail was today.

Has Networking Lost Its Mojo?

I don't know about you, but I'm pretty down these days about the state of things in SOHO / SMB Networking land. I mean, when was the last time that you were excited about a networking product? For me, it's been a long while.

Trying out Google Search

If you're a frequent visitor to the Search box up there on the navigation bar, you will notice something new the next time you use it.

Multicasting and the Small Network, Part 3

I've covered some of the basic elements of Multicasting, such as IGMP and the Layer 2 switching components in my previous posts (Part 2). This article will go into the technology behind Multicasts at Layer 3 and some of the issues limiting wider use of Multicast technology.

As you recall in my first post, I observed that Yahoo's transmissions of live NHL games would seem to be good candidates for Multicast, yet were being sent as unicast. Then I covered the simple issue of enabling Multicast within a local area network. Coming full circle, here we are diving into Multicast technology to understand why it isn't more widespread.

Multicasting and the Small Network, Part 2

In my last post, I discussed multicasts and some of the basic concepts. This time, I'm going to discuss technologies used by switches and routers to enable and configure multicasts. Specifically, I'm going to dive into addressing and IGMP. Understanding the details behind multicasts helps understand configuring multicasts as well as the issues limiting the use of multicasts on the web.

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