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Hand-crafted IP packets with Form RFC 791

In a fit of silliness, I wrote a Tweet earlier today: Hand-crafted IP packets with Form RFC 791: “Print legibly and press hard. You are making up to 255 copies.” It’s probably the most popular Tweet I’ve ever written. ┬áThe … Continue reading

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TCP incast: What is it? How can it affect Erlang applications?

So, what’s the deal with the “TCP incast” pattern? Never heard of it? Join the club.

I’ve been wearing a developer hat for too long and not wearing my sysadmin and network manager hats. And the publications about Ethernet microbursts and the TCP incast pattern have been hiding in conference proceedings & journals that I don’t follow. (Note to self: change reading habits.) Continue reading

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