Explaining the Internet: its technology, its architecture, and its evolution
This week we’ve posted a reasonably complete draft of our congestion control book, which has reminded us once again what a long and rich history the fi…
This week we’ve been working on our Congestion Control book, which has required me to read lots of papers and RFCs to get my head around all the differ…
Another Study in the Importance of Defining Interfaces
Network verification is starting to have its moment, so I find myself looking back at how important formal models, languages, and verification were in …
Calls to decentralize the Internet have a compelling ring to them. As we noted previously, there are failure risks in having so much dependency on any …
The idea that the data plane and control plane are separable is almost as old as networking. In the Internet, the data plane was defined as part of the…
The idea of decentralization is baked quite firmly into the Internet’s architecture. The definitive paper on the Internet’s original design is David Cl…
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