History of Hardware Switching

15 March 2018 | Comments Off on History of Hardware Switching

On this episode of the history of networking, we talk to Tony Li about the origin and history of the Cisco Silicon Switching Engine.

History of Networking: Policy with Joel Halpern

21 February 2018 | Comments Off on History of Networking: Policy with Joel Halpern

Policy at Internet scale is a little understood, and difficult (potentially impossible) to solve problem. Joel Halpern joins the History of Networking over at the Network Collective to talk about the history of policy in the Internet at large, and networked systems in general.

History of Networking: Paul Vixie on the Origins of DNS

6 February 2018 | Comments Off on History of Networking: Paul Vixie on the Origins of DNS

Paul Vixie joins us on the History of Networking to talk about the spread of the DNS system—like a virus through the body network. All those radios in the background at a bit of history; Paul is an Amateur Radio Operator of many years, though, like me, he is not as active as he used…

History of Networking: The history of DNS with Paul Mockapetris

22 January 2018 | Comments Off on History of Networking: The history of DNS with Paul Mockapetris

  In this recording, Jordan, Donald, and I talk to Paul Mockapetris, who took on the problem of naming in the original Internet. Back when routers were called fuzzballs, and the only way to get to a destination was by referencing a host file… [fusion_sharing link=”https://rule11.tech/history-of-networking-the-history-of-dns-with-paul-mockapetris/” /]

History of Networking: Segment Routing

8 January 2018 | Comments Off on History of Networking: Segment Routing

The folks over at the Network Collective brought on Jeff Tantsura to talk about the history of segment routing—another great show on networking history!

History of Networking: Voice over IP Part 2

3 January 2018 | Comments Off on History of Networking: Voice over IP Part 2

Another installment in the History of Networking over at the Network Collective. This time we continue the conversation with Alistair Woodman on the history of Voice over IP.

History of Networking: The Early Years of Voice Over IP

13 December 2017 | Comments Off on History of Networking: The Early Years of Voice Over IP

Alistair Woodman joins the Network Collective to discuss the early years of voice over IP. Okay, so we made it through one year of voice over IP history—but it was a busy year.

History of Networking: DDoS

28 November 2017 | Comments Off on History of Networking: DDoS

Another excellent recording by the folks at the Network Collective. Roland Dobbins on the history of Distributed Denial of Service attacks!

History of Networking: Radia Perlman and Spanning Tree

12 October 2017 | Comments Off on History of Networking: Radia Perlman and Spanning Tree

On this episode of the History of Networking over at the Network Collective, we interviewed Radia Perlman about the origin of Spanning Tree. She is really delightful, and we plan on bringing her back on in the future to talk about other topics in the history of networking technology.

The History of Networking: Tony Li on BGP

28 September 2017 | Comments Off on The History of Networking: Tony Li on BGP

The Network Collective has another History of Networking up; this time we’re chatting with Tony Li about the History of BGP. Tony was not involved in the original origins of BGP (the famous napkin, a picture of which you can see in this book), but he did start working on it in around 1996, the…