2006 was another busy year for the five Regional Internet Registries: together, they gave out 161.48 million IPv4 addresses, just shy of the 165.45 million given out in 2005 as measured on january first 2006. Lots more information in the 2006 IPv4 Address Use Report.Permalink - posted 2007-01-01
2006 was another busy year for the five Regional Internet Registries: together, they gave out 161.48 million IPv4 addresses, just shy of the 165.45 million given out in 2005 as measured on january first 2006.
Read the article - posted 2007-01-01
Permalink - posted 2007-01-30
As Zebra progress has been glacial, a group of people created a fork under the name Quagga. Quagga is more community-based and a somewhat better choice than Zebra in an operational environment.Permalink - posted 2007-01-30
My first day on the job (so to speak) as contributing writer for Ars Technica I got to combine my two areas of interest: IPv6 and Apple. The Airport Extremes gained IPv6 capability, but this was not firewalled despite the box saying there's a firewall inside.
Read the article - posted 2007-02-15
Always great to be able to use lines from Seinfeld in a tech story. In this case, you could make DHCP reservations but the Airport Extreme wouldn't use them.
Read the article - posted 2007-03-05
My first big story about IPv6 on Ars Technica, way back in 2007.
Read the article - posted 2007-03-08
Old dogs can learn new tricks. That's a good thing, because securing inter-domain routing requires a whole bag of them. After lots of talk about S-BGP and soBGP over the past years, more recently, work in the IETF on making inter-domain routing more secure has shifted to a different approach.Read the article - posted 2007-03-21
When Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the AppleTV, we were all wondering what kind of product this would turn out to be. It's finally here now, and reality is very different from what Steve Jobs showed us. In true Apple style, the product has been reduced to its bare essentials: a way to hook up your TV to your Apple (Mac, that is). Nothing more, nothing less.
Read the article - posted 2007-04-01
Your Mac speaks more French than you think: the story of Wide-Area Bonjour and the (dynamic) DNS.
Read the article - posted 2007-04-09
In january, Geoff Huston wrote to the NANOG list:
George Michaelson, Randy Bush and myself have successfully tested the implementation of 4Byte AS BGP on a public Internet transit. The above BGP RIB snapshot was taken at a 4Byte BGP speaker in North America, showing a transit path across AS 1221, AS 4637, AS 1239 and AS 3130 , with correct reconstruction of the originating AS at the other (4Byte AS) end.At the time of this writing, their prefix is no longer visible in the global BGP table... Read the article - posted 2007-04-12
FUJIFILM FinePix S9500 f/3.9, 1/17, ISO 400, 29 mm (2007:05:24 21:01:04)
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FUJIFILM FinePix S9500 f/5, 10/3200, ISO 80, 11 mm (2007:07:22 19:16:52)
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FUJIFILM FinePix S9500 f/5, 1/550, ISO 80, 7.2 mm (2007:07:24 16:31:59)
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FUJIFILM FinePix S9500 f/2.9, 1/100, ISO 200, 6.8 mm (2007:07:27 23:56:09)
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Wake up sleeping Macs on your LAN and maybe even across the Internet.
Read the article - posted 2007-09-21
IPv4 Address Consumption
Iljitsch van Beijnum
The Internet Protocol Journal, Vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 22-28, September
With the latest version of iWork, Apple has added a spreadsheet to its word processor and presentation software combo. Ars dives into iWork '08 to see if it's enough to tide over Mac users waiting for an Intel-native Office?or even keep them from upgrading.
Read the article - posted 2007-10-10