IXLeeds 2

IXLeeds 2 took place at the Carriageworks, Leeds on 12th September 2012. IXLeeds 2 was second event and opened to members and non-members. The content of the presentation is available here.

Netflow packets decoder

NetFlow packets decoder written in Python works fine. It can be used combined with the route collector code in order to assess amount of traffic passing through a particular path.

A MySQL plugin to ExaBGP during testing process

A plugin to ExaBGP to inject prefixes directly to a MySQL database is almost ready (during testing process). I am going to prepare a replacement for KLG/MRLG looking glasses which will use directly MySQL database instead of Quagga cli and provide more or less the same functionality.

Irene takes out cell towers, disrupts communications

Aug 29, 2011 12:25 pm | Computerworld Storm affects 1,400 cell sites, FCC reports by Matt Hamblen Communications networks took a hit from Hurricane Irene with 1,400 cell towers and cell sites damaged or disrupted mainly in Virginia, New Jersey, New York and North Carolina, the Federal Communications Commission said Monday. In addition to cell …

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IXLeeds gathering momentum

Jul 30, 2011 | AQL Left to Right : Will Hargrave (Director, LONAP), Mike Hughes, Adam Beaumont, Managing Director (aql, Thomas Mangin (Director EXA Networks), Mark Fordyce (Managing Director, York Data Services), Emma Frost (IXLeeds), Daniel Piekacz (EXA Networks), Rob Evans (JANET(UK)), George Taylor (Digital City Region). The ‘photographer’ was Andy Davidson (Director, Hurricane Electric)) …

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‘IPv6 brokenness’ problem appears fixed

Jul 27, 2011 03:51 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan The Internet’s biggest content providers — including Yahoo, Facebook and Google — are reporting a significant decline in their measurements of “IPv6 brokenness,” a term that describes end users with misconfigured systems that can’t access websites supporting the next-generation Internet protocol called IPv6. …

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Yahoo, Facebook,Google to IETF: Where are the IPv6 users

Jul 27, 2011 03:51 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Where are the users? That’s what popular websites including Yahoo, Google and Facebook are asking the Internet engineering community when they are questioned about their long-range plans to deploy IPv6. These popular websites — and tens of thousands of others — participated in …

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6 simple steps toward IPv6

Jul 18, 2011 10:06 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Upgrading your Web site to support IPv6 doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. Here are six simple steps toward adopting IPv6 from companies that are already offering IPv6 content: Getting at the real truth about IPv6 1. Take an inventory of the …

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Broadcom chip to accelerate FCoE

Jul 11, 2011 04:59 pm | IDG News Service The company claims its first adapter chip with FCoE goes 80 percent faster than competitors’ by Stephen Lawson Broadcom’s first processor for FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet) is now coming on the market in network adapters qualified by EMC, backed by claims it is 80 percent …

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IETF mulls IPv6 for home networking

Jul 06, 2011 05:17 pm | IDG News Service The proposed IETF Homenet group would select protocols for use in tomorrow’s home networks by Joab Jackson The Internet Engineering Task Force is considering establishing a working group to smooth some of the impending issues around setting up and maintaining IPv6-based Internet connections into homes. “A …

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The history of Metro Ethernet

Jun 22, 2011 03:36 pm | Network World by Jim Duffy A lot has happened with Ethernet in service provider networks in the past 10 years. And the Metro Ethernet Forum has been behind a lot of that progress. From promoting and education the industry on the merits of Ethernet in the service provider network, …

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