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Networking

Learn more about Linode’s robust and reliable networking backbone delivered through data centers located around the world.

The OSI Model

The Open Systems Interconnection model, or OSI Model, is a conceptual model that describes the different layers of a networking or telecommunication system. Rather than focusing on the underlying technology in each layer, the OSI Model separates the flow of data into seven abstraction layers to help give a visual description of how data flows in a networking system.
Networking

What Is IPv6?

IPv6 stands for Internet Protocol version 6. It’s the most recent version of the Internet Protocol, which helps identify and locate devices across the Internet. In this video, we'll discuss how IPv6 is the new "future-proof" version of IPv4 by being more secure, more efficient, and most importantly by having enough IP addresses to go around.
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How Network Peering Works

Connections matter, especially when choosing a cloud provider. If you’re looking for speed and efficiency, your cloud provider needs to be connected to the rest of the world. Rather than settle for the default performance that comes with a few nearby peers and Tier 1 giants, some cloud providers, like Linode, make use of network peering to optimize traffic for their customers.
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IP Peering - Linode
Dan Spataro

The Importance of IP Peering in Cloud Computing

Jan 5, 2021 by Dan Spataro
IP peering becomes an important tool for extending and expanding the possible network pathways to provide more efficient delivery options.
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How Linode’s network independence helps developers scale in the cloud - including more bundled network transfer.

Linode’s Network Story

Read about how Linode’s network independence contributes to our generous network transfer and network performance that meets or beats hyperscale cloud service providers.
Networking
How Linode’s network independence helps developers scale in the cloud - including more bundled network transfer.
Dan Spataro

Diversity, Flexibility, and Linux: Prioritizing Generous Transfer

Nov 9, 2020 by Dan Spataro
How Linode’s network independence helps developers scale in the cloud - including more bundled transfer.
Networking

A Tutorial for Adding and Configuring Linode Cloud Firewall

Linode Cloud Firewall is a free service used to create, configure, and add stateful network-based firewalls to Linode services using the Linode Cloud Manager and the Linode APIv4.
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VLAN

Use Linode VLAN to build a private Layer 2 network for secure communication between your Linodes to secure your cloud infrastructure.
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Linode Creates a More Flexible Data Center with NVIDIA Networking

How to reduce CapEx and OpEx costs in a layer 3 network design, all while maintaining an open and agile network infrastructure with NVIDIA.
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Cloud Firewall

Filter network traffic by allowing it on selected ports and protocols to secure your servers with Linode Cloud Firewall.
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An Introduction to High-Availability Design for WordPress (and not only WordPress!)

An Introduction to High-Availability Design from Pressidium explains common design paradigms to mitigate the effects of unplanned system failure.
Networking

DDoS: An Additional Layer of Security from Linode

Jan 24, 2020 by Hillary Wilmoth
With Linode DDoS, your servers and applications are shielded from unforeseen downtime and latency caused by distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
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