Famous operational issues

Justin Wilson (Lists) lists at mtin.net
Wed Feb 17 16:52:44 UTC 2021

I remember when the big carriers de-peered with Cogent in the early 2000s.  The underestimated the amount of web-sites being hosted by people using cogent exclusively. 

Justin Wilson
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> On Feb 17, 2021, at 10:29 AM, Miles Fidelman <mfidelman at meetinghouse.net> wrote:
> John Kristoff wrote:
>> Friends,
>> I'd like to start a thread about the most famous and widespread Internet
>> operational issues, outages or implementation incompatibilities you
>> have seen.
> Well... pre-Internet, but the great Northeast fiber cut comes to mind (backhoe vs. fiber, backhoe won).
> Miles Fidelman
> -- 
> In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
> In practice, there is.  .... Yogi Berra
> Theory is when you know everything but nothing works. 
> Practice is when everything works but no one knows why. 
> In our lab, theory and practice are combined: 
> nothing works and no one knows why.  ... unknown

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