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Rigorously testing a network device or distributed service requires complex, realistic network test environments. Linux Traffic Control (tc) with Network Emulation (netem) provides the building blocks to create an impairment node that simulates such networks. This second post of a three-part series shows which impairments are available and how they can be configured.
Will it turn out to be a marathon, or will 10 miles do this time? If understanding DOCSIS 3.0 was running 10 miles, how far will I need to run before I understand 3.1? Is the terrain rough and hilly or will it be a walk in the park?
When cable operators offer telephony services over their networks, they do so based upon the PacketCable standards. At least, in the United States. In Europe there is EuroPacketCable. But what is the difference and what were the drivers for it? Find out in this blog post.