Posts tagged “Engineering”

Connect the Dots with Internet Peering at IX Points

This post by DigitalOcean network administrator Tim Vogler explains what IX points are, why they're integral to the medium-sized networks of the Internet, how DigitalOcean uses them, and how you can encourage your local networks (such as your ISP) to be good neighbors. All over the world, IX points connect…

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Inside DO: Banishing Your Sysadmin Fears

Jay Gordon, TechOps Engineer at DigitalOcean, shares his theory of the sysadmin mindset. My life as a sysadmin used to be filled with fear. I was afraid I would do something terribly wrong with the systems I was running; something that would take a long time and a lot of…

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