Articles tagged 'networking'

Sometimes, when you're writing applications that use a library to talk over the wire to a remote service, it's difficult to see how the high level API the library exposes translates into the on-the-wire protocol. Funnily enough, I was having that very problem yesterday, so I dug tcpflow out my toolbox to better understand what was happening. Read more…

I've managed to find a new home for the Thumper. The noise it's making is driving me absolutely batty, and I have to switch it off at night. I'm also worried about it overheating as the weather starts to improve. So I've managed to secure a deal with Below Zero, an ISP based in Edinburgh with an amazing world-class network. We're going to shift it into the new place tomorrow, so I'm preparing by changing IP addresses before it moves. Read more…