Worth Reading: How To Avoid Wasting Time With Integration Tests

Automated testing has become standard practice in the software industry over the past decades. While automated testing has many benefits, it can also do more harm than good.

Worth Reading: Concerns Are Mounting About Artificial Intelligence

Most Americans are becoming increasingly concerned about the expanding use of artificial intelligence in their daily lives, according to a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center.

Worth Reading: Optimizing AI Inference Is As Vital As Building AI Training Beasts

The history of computing teaches us that software always and necessarily lags hardware, and unfortunately that lag can stretch for many years when it comes to wringing the best performance out of iron by tweaking algorithms.

Worth Reading: 800G: An Inflection Point for Optical Networks

Digital technology has what you could call a real estate problem. Hyperscale data centers now regularly exceed 100,000 square feet in size.

Worth Reading: Modern Cars are a Privacy Nightmare

Ah, the wind in your hair, the open road ahead, and not a care in the world… except all the trackers, cameras, microphones, and sensors capturing your every move. Ugh. Modern cars are a privacy nightmare.

Worth Reading: AWS Sets the ROI Benchmark for IP Addresses

In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, the value of IP addresses has surged to the forefront of discussions. Over a month ago, Amazon Web Services (AWS) made a pivotal announcement, reshaping the IP address pricing landscape.

Worth Reading: Tracking IP-over-DWDM Momentum as the Industry Turns Toward Convergence

Across the industry, the IP-Optical networking revolution continues to gain momentum—and we’re just getting started.

Worth Reading: Lifting and shifting apps to the cloud: a source of risk creep?

But such architectures are complex, may require specialist skills and come with high software management overheads. Legacy mission-critical applications, such as databases, are not always set up to look after their reliability on their own without depending on hardware and operating system / hypervisor mechanisms. To move such applications to the cloud and maintain their reliability, organizations may need to substantially refactor the code.

Worth Reading: Measuring DNSSEC

There are two parts to DNSSEC: the adding of digital signatures to DNS responses, or “signing”, and the validation of these signatures within the process of resolution of DNS names. Let’s have a look at each of these parts in turn to see how we measure the uptake of DNSSEC and what kind of result we’re seeing.

Worth Reading: [Podcast] The chips are down: Moore’s Law coming to an end

In this episode of PING, APNIC’s Chief Scientist Geoff Huston discusses the end of Moore’s Law and the coming future of Very Large-Scale Integration (VLSI), motivated by a key presentation made at IETF 117’s Applied Network Research Workshop (ANRW).