Famous operational issues

David Guo david at xtom.com
Wed Feb 17 17:07:26 UTC 2021

Cogentco still did not peer with Google and HE over IPv6 I guess.

From: NANOG <nanog-bounces+david=xtom.com at nanog.org> on behalf of Justin Wilson (Lists) <lists at mtin.net>
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2021 00:53
To: Miles Fidelman
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Subject: Re: Famous operational issues

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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