Three of the best: Podcasts

By on 31 Dec 2021

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Part of the ‘Three of the best’ series, highlighting the most popular posts from the past 12 months.

Late this year, APNIC rolled out a new Podcast called Ping. It’s available on popular platforms Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart Radio, RSS, and now Facebook.

 Here are three of the best, in no order.

  1. Internet 1, Facebook 0 — Geoff Huston discusses Facebook’s six-hour outage on the 5 October 2021 (building on this blog post) and discusses how the efficient network designs of Facebook and other large Content Distribution Networks have compromised resilience, which results in outages.
  2. Characterizing the IETF through the lens of RFC deployment — Ignacio Castro discusses a recent study on characterizing the demographics and trends in the IETF across its history and how this has impacted the evolution of the Internet. 
  3. Working Latency — the next QoE frontier — Jason Livingood explains how Comcast has reduced its working latency by 90% through Active Queue Management, and fundamental changes in the way that researchers are now looking at latency. Read more in this blog post.

Read more about Ping here and stay tuned for more episodes in the new year.

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