Monday data center tidbits: Europe blows up the Internet, “e” this


First up today is the piece about a BGP experiment run by RIPE and Duke University going awry. Apparently they decided to try out their experimentally formatted BGP announcements by actually announcing them to the net, resulting in predictable chaos. Now we’ve moved from taking down data centers with risky action for no gain, we’re taking down portions of the Internet as a whole for an experiment that should have been conducted in a lab. Duke and RIPE, Internet bozos of the month.

From the Twitter stream, “One vendor promoting eClouds at #vmworld Do we still need the “e”? It’s like pushing the eInternet or the iWeb”. “eClouds”? This has to be the dumbest thing I’ve ever seen. Supporting bozo award for worst marketing crap ever.

Email or call me or visit the SwiftWater Telecom web site for cloud computing services (no “e”s added).

Vern

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