The Book is dead…
Amazon's results reveal that it is now selling more e-books than actual paperbacks. It looks as if it will soon be more than paperbacks and hardbacks combined. The book is soon to be extinct
The Case for Personal WAN Optimization
Jeff Aaron from Silver Peak suggested in his comment to my last blog that individual WAN Optimization was of no real value. I've heard this view before, and sometimes from surprising quarters and from people who you might think would know better.
Bufferbloat? Are we all going to die?
Bob Cringely has posted an interesting article on his blog concerning a phenomenon called bufferbloat. It predicts dire consequences for the internet caused by the increasing amount of packet buffering in network devices, combined with larger and larger data transfers.