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The OSI Model | Cloud Simplified
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.
What Is IPv6? | IPv4 versus IPv6 Explained
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.
How Network Peering Works | Internet Infrastructure Explained
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.