Worth Reading: Managing DNS Over IPv6 Only

8 September 2021


Our latest step towards full IPv6 deployment has been to switch the management interfaces for our DNS servers in London over to IPv6 only – both for K-root and our Authoritative DNS service.

Worth Reading: 4 Linux technologies fundamental to containers

8 September 2021


Namespaces provide a layer of isolation for the containers by giving the container a view of what appears to be its own Linux filesystem. This limits what a process can see and therefore restricts the resources available to it.

Worth Reading: Are We Ready for Big Bandwidth Applications?

7 September 2021


There has been an explosion of households that subscribe to gigabit data plans. At the end of 2018, only 1.8% of US homes subscribed to a gigabit plan.

Worth Reading: Attacks Continue Against Realtek Vulnerabilities

7 September 2021


As we predicted in last week’s post, threat actors continue to utilize new Realtek vulnerabilities disclosed by IoT Inspector Research Lab to distribute malware.

Worth Reading: Qualcomm and Ericsson Successfully Test 5G New Radio

6 September 2021


Qualcomm and Ericsson announced on Wednesday morning that the two companies had successfully completed an over-the-air call via 5G New Radio (NR) on the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS).

Worth Reading: A Bad Solar Storm Could Cause an Internet Apocalypse

6 September 2021


The repercussions would be felt everywhere from global supply chains and transportation to internet and GPS access. Less examined until now, though, is the impact such a solar emission could have on internet infrastructure specifically.

Worth Reading: Why and how of Kubernetes Ingress (and networking)

2 September 2021


Services running in Kubernetes are not accessible on public or private cloud. This is how Kubernetes is designed considering service security in mind. Securely allowing access to a service outside the cluster requires some understanding of how networking is setup and the different requirements driving the networking choices.

Worth Reading: An Internet of Things Service Roadmap

2 September 2021


The advent of IoT is enabling not only the connection and integration of devices that monitor physical world phenomena (for example, temperature, pollution, energy consumption, human activities, and movement), but also data-driven and AI-augmented intelligence.

Worth Reading: Our Relationship With Change

1 September 2021


Each technical revolution (we are in the 4th) has occurred at a far more rapid pace than the one preceding it, bringing technical innovations with both noble as well as destructive consequences. And yet our relationship with change itself is fraught. When our world is in flux and our lives turned upside down, how should we view and manage change?

Worth Reading: The Capital Deluge Continues for the Data Center Industry

1 September 2021


Global investors are pumping billions of dollars into the data center industry, creating a historic deluge of capital. Recent announcements by huge infrastructure investors and sovereign wealth funds are a leading indicator of more new data center construction projects.