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Facebook has shared the nitty-gritty details of its server and data center design, taking its commitment to openness to a new level for the industry by sharing its infrastructure secrets much like it has shared its software code. The effort by the social network will bring web scale computing to the masses and is a boon for AMD and Intel and the x86 architecture. Sorry ARM. Facebook Open Sources Its Servers and Data Centers: Cloud Computing News « Facebook Open Sources Its Servers and Data Centers: Cloud Computing News «
Site Index • Wiki • Blog Verizon DSL Router Caught Red-Handed ! My in-home network was working fine with a Netgear WGR614 ver 7 wireless 4-port Ethernet router using a 192.168.1.1/8 subnet LAN. I signed up for the Verizon DSL service. Verizon's ads show up many on this page in the ad bar on this page. Verizon DSL Hacked Into My Home Network Verizon DSL Hacked Into My Home Network
American Mathematical Society :: Feature Column American Mathematical Society :: Feature Column Common economic wisdom suggests that if markets are free to operate without intervention, the good times will roll. The recent world economic crisis, now sometimes referred to as the Great Recession, seems to suggest a more complex reality. Much of modern economics is based on the assumption that the "human actors" in the "economic drama" behave rationally.
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Does 4K x 2K Offer Lasting Value To Consumers? | DisplaySearch Blog It’s clear from discussions across the supply chain that the industry is considering launching 4K x 2K (3840×2160) resolution TVs, which have four times the information content of current 1080p products. This increase in resolution is a sign of the growing maturity in the TV market, and the price erosion that continues to damage the business. Set and panel makers are seeking the next innovation that can boost pricing. So why 4K x 2K? Does 4K x 2K Offer Lasting Value To Consumers? | DisplaySearch Blog
Download data versus piracy claims: the figures don’t add up High performance access to file storage Comment First, a declaration of interest. Before I joined El Reg, I was working on an analyst project (PDF/721 KB) with Sydney company Market Clarity led by long-time friend Shara Evans. This project yielded a couple of data points that are relevant to claims about internet piracy in this country. Download data versus piracy claims: the figures don’t add up
EU State Aid Approvals and fibre | The Wooster Blog EU State Aid Approvals and fibre | The Wooster Blog Leading from some conversations over the last couple of weeks I thought I’d have a look to see if there exists any link between EU State Aid rulings for broadband projects and that countries ranking in the fibre league tables. At the moment, this is little more than a work in progress while I try to understand why some countries make a big deal out of EU State Aid rules (UK tends to top the list) and how some countries seem able to make progress more efficiently - please drop me a line if you can help! This is what the data so far seems to suggest: The more fibre you have, the less your Government feels the need to refer decisions to the EU for approval This table ranks EU countries according to the FttH Council League table, along with the the proportion of EU state aid decisions since 2003.
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blogs.broughturner.com/2011/03/basic-questions-about-ngns.html blogs.broughturner.com/2011/03/basic-questions-about-ngns.html I get questions on telecom, mobile and Internet topics from students in different parts of the world and I try to reply to them all as best I can. One kind of question that comes up repeatedly has to do with "Next Generation Networks" or NGNs - what are they? why are they based on packet technology?
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Internet and e-mail policy and practice Internet and e-mail policy and practice In two previous messages we looked at the question of how hard it will be to get IPv4 address space once the original supply runs out, and how much v4 address space people really need. Today we look at e-mail and IPv6. Of all the applications on the net, mail is probably the one that is least affected by NAT, and will be the least affected by running out of v4 addresses. For one thing, mail doesn't need a whole lot of IP addresses. You can easily put 10,000 users behind mail servers on a single IP, and even a giant mail system is unlikely to need more than a few hundred IPs. (For example, all of Hotmail's inbound servers sit behind 24 IPs.)
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4G mobile broadband can’t compare with netBlazr’s fixed service - netBlazr 4G mobile broadband can’t compare with netBlazr’s fixed service - netBlazr Several people have asked me “Won’t 4G mobile broadband services solve the broadband problem?” Hardly! Despite President Obama’s support for widespread 4G mobile broadband coverage, there is no way 4G mobile technologies (like LTE and WiMAX) will provide the kinds of capacity we need to keep the US competitive with the rest of the world. For that we need fiber augmented with short range high capacity fixed wireless links.
We Will Soon Live in a 100 Gbps World: Broadband News and Analysis « Thanks to iPhones, tablets and Netflix, the demand for bandwidth is back, and that’s drumming up interest in expanding and building out fiber networks. Today we think 1 Gbps fiber networks are enough, but soon we’ll need 100 Gbps, and a host of infrastructure companies are gearing up to provide it. Unnoticed by Silicon Valley, telecom is on the move again. We Will Soon Live in a 100 Gbps World: Broadband News and Analysis «
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Vint Cerf: "Re-Thinking the Internet" (Stanford - 2/8/11)