Datacenter technologies and systems

Datacenter Infrastructure

Introduction to Datacenter Technology This article provides a technical overview of datacenter technologies and systems. Datacenters form the backbone of the digital world, acting as the central hubs where computing resources are concentrated for remote access. These sprawling complexes of servers, networking equipment, and other hardware allow for the seamless delivery and storage of data, ... Read more

Free training resources for TCP IP networking

Free training resources for TCP IP networking

Free training resources for TCP IP networking Starting your journey in the TCP IP networking stack, it is important to understand concepts but also to put these networking concepts into a hands-on perspective. This article provides a list of free training resources for TCP IP networking.

Overview of Azure gateway resources

Azure gateways

Introduction A gateway is a networking resource which handles network traffic while traversing different segments of the same ISO OSI network layer, for example a default gateway is a layer 3 domain (broadcast) gateway for routing purposes. The term gateway can also signify an application layer appliance which handles traffic for specialized application traffic scenarios, ... Read more

Optimizing your Windows network connections with TCP Optimizer

tcp optimizer

Introduction The TCP Optimizer is a free, easy Windows program that provides an intuitive interface for tuning and optimizing your Internet connection. There is no installation required, just download and run as administrator. When optimizing your Windows network connections with TCP Optimizer, take into account my other KB article on how to troubleshoot your Internet ... Read more

Troubleshooting DNS and network issues

Introduction to troubleshooting DNS and network issues This article discusses troubleshooting DNS and network issues. The article describes how to use the dig and nslookup tools to test DNS settings and troubleshoot name resolution issues. Microsoft Windows uses nslookup, while Mac OS X and Linux use dig. You can use these tools to determine the IP address associated with ... Read more