Re: ~e; re: computer routers in DDoS attacks

From Steve Jones <>
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2001 21:22:10 -0500
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A good primer on Internet 1.0 and Next Generation Internet from a 
somewhat technical standpoint is Joel Mambretti and Andrew Smith, 
_Next Generation Internet_, published this year (I think) by Wiley.


At 9:04 PM -0600 10/24/01, brian carroll wrote:
>  hi Randolph, thanks for the info about different types
>  of routers. i always have wondered about early internet I
>  backbones, and their relation to supercomputer centers, if
>  there was any correlation other than bandwidth connections
>  between them (probably not complex routing if few clients
>  i imagine). what sparked my mind was, if memory serves, that
>  routers had souped-up computer processors or massive memory
>  or some automatic technology which was quite advanced. have
>  read about fiber optics in relation to electrons, where it
>  seems 'switching' is taking place, but i never have a sense
>  of how these things relate, if they are more of the future
>  (and the big bandwidth, and internet II) or if it is being
>  used now in directing internet I traffic, or just voice,
>  or just private data networks. having no idea, it seems
>  very mysterious. have been procrastinating going to the
> site and finding out more about this
>  via a good graphic description. here's the url which i'll
>  be reading to find out more....
>  brian
>  the electronetwork-list
>  electromagnetism / infrastructure / civilization

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