IP addresses are like Star Wars movies. Lots of versions, some of which are better than others, confusing numbering, and a long history of technological improvements. Nowadays, IPv4 is still the most preferred version of the Internet Protocol, even if IPv6 is the more advanced and flexible variant. IPv4’s omnipresence is a well-known fact, but… Continue reading The Internet Protocol Saga – Where is IPv5?
Most people take Operating Systems and computers for granted. We got used to pressing one button and the computer catches life in a matter of seconds. In reality, things are a bit more complex, hidden behind the ever-important process of booting. In ancient times, loading an operating system could only be done using physical media,… Continue reading Boot Issue: Start PXE over IPv4. How to Fix it?
Cloud technology has changed the way we store our files and work in the online world. Whether you keep your photos on platforms like Google Drive or play video games by streaming them, the cloud is an all-powerful tool. But cloud technology isn’t just for your own convenience. Many companies are using it for their… Continue reading Bringing Your Own IPs to the cloud – What is BYOIP?
IP addresses are the backbone of the online medium. You cannot connect to the Internet if your device isn’t assigned an IP address. The 1980s gave birth to IPv4, which is still widely used, despite its scarcity. Even though time has shown us that 4 billion IPv4 addresses won’t be enough for the future of… Continue reading IPv4 vs IPv6 Pros and Cons – Which one is better?
Email marketing is considered by many to be the best customer acquisition tool available. It’s cost-efficient, easy to implement, and can generate thousands of leads for a business. Email marketing revenue is expected to reach $8.49 billion USD in 2022, a clear indicator that highlights email’s supremacy. However, in order to create successful email campaigns… Continue reading 12 Email Marketing Trends and Strategies for 2023
If you think about it, the Internet never sleeps. It is a home for billions of devices that form 24/7 connections across the world. And in this fascinating process, the IP header is the main character. Without it, devices wouldn’t be able to communicate with each other, simply because the information wouldn’t know where to… Continue reading What is an IP Header? Structure and Contents
The Internet is based on sending and receiving requests. It is the backbone of the process of transferring information over internet protocols. And hidden inside this magical process lies cURL. You could say cURL is everywhere, yet only some know exactly what’s the deal with it. A quick Google search will show you all sorts… Continue reading An introduction to cURL, in super plain English
Sometimes, less is better, especially when it comes to IPv4. While this might sound weird, considering the scarcity of those IPv4 addresses, what we will discuss today actually works in favor of the Internet. So, how do you turn ‘more’ into ‘less’ and make it work? The answer is NAT (Network Address Translation), a process… Continue reading NAT turns ‘multiple’ into ‘one’ – But what is it and why does it matter in networking?
Everyone dislikes doing boring and repetitive online tasks. This is why bots have evolved to take on this responsibility. However, this applies to sending spam as well, so it’s not unusual if you’ve ever come across or will encounter a spam bot. Spammers often use these bots to send vast amounts of spam messages automatically.… Continue reading What is a spam bot and how can you keep it away?
If you thought classes in which you had to switch from English to a foreign language were difficult, wait until you hear how complex networks and computers really are when it comes to exchanging information. Sometimes, using only IP addresses to communicate across the Internet is simply not enough. Every application sending data across the… Continue reading Every Network needs a good Translator, and that’s ARP – Here’s why and how it is used