Cogent cut takes down major internet backbone

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

Cogent has suffered a major outage of one of their main internet backbone connections. It appears that this link is having a big affect on the “internet health”. Comcast seems to be relatively hard hit with connectivity issues from this. It appears that the Northeast US and Southeast may have sporadic outages depending on the [...]

News on New Orleans

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

Really, the news over the last few days has been overwhelming. We’ve had some effects here in North Carolina with stations running out of gas rumours of all the stations closing at 6PM and prices climbing by the hour. (Mostly yesterday, but there are still lines at some gas stations.) We will likely return to [...]

New Orleans Datacenter STILL up and running

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

Of course the thoughts and prayers of the nation and indeed the world are with those in the Gulf Coast area of the U.S. and particularly the situation in New Orleans. I ran across an amazing story of a webhost that is based in New Orleans and their datacenter is still running. They are keeping [...]

Lots of news…

Tuesday, August 30th, 2005

It looks as though there are quite a few things that I have skimmed over the last two days and haven’t posted on. I’ve been preoccupied with a couple of projects and frankly following news regarding the hurricane along the Gulf Coast. I thought I’d pass along two links that I’ve been following today specifically [...]


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