The fact that you are able to browse your favorite websites or read this article is the result of decades of careful administration and allocation of resources. Sometimes, we take IP addresses, domains, and everything Internet-related for granted. We should not forget that if these resources were to be given out too freely, the online… Continue reading What is ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers)?
Tunnels are a great method of getting to your destination fast and crossing terrain that would otherwise be impossible. Whether you cross a bridge or take the subway, getting from point A to point B fast and efficiently is the final goal. Such things are also present in networking. Surprisingly or not, online tunneling is… Continue reading What is a GRE Tunnel?
‘’Have you tried turning it on and off again?’’ This is the most efficient solution for any technical troubleshooting. Primarily if you’ve used a router at least once to connect to your home or office Wi-Fi network. Although they are complex, routers are not alien technology. But maybe it would have been better if they… Continue reading Which Network Protocol is used to route IP Addresses?
The Internet has become so fast in the last decades, with the speed of a high-end user’s Internet connection expected to grow by 50 percent yearly. Nowadays you can send huge volumes of data across the world blazingly fast, but there’s something else that absolutely has to exist alongside speed: security. It’s easy to get… Continue reading What is Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI)?
If you thought the Internet is just a single giant network, you’re wrong. The Internet is, in fact, a network of networks that make up other networks. This might seem confusing at first, but fortunately, things will make much more sense once we cover the basics of Autonomous Systems (AS) and their respective ASNs (Autonomous… Continue reading What is an Autonomous System Number (ASN)?