Category: Internet

Top web browsers 2023

Top browsers: features, comparison and stats (2023)

Which are the top browsers in 2023? Google Chrome, Safari and Microsoft Edge currently lead the ranking, but there are many other browsers among which users can choose. In this article we have collected the current top browsers, together with a comparison of their main features and tools. Besides, we go over some key statistics

Internet: the network of networks

The Internet: evolution and growth statistics

The Internet has evolved unstoppable since its origins and has become an essential tool for many people around the world — more than 5,500 million individuals use it regularly. It has not only accelerated communications worldwide, but has also enabled new forms of social interaction. Here are some interesting statistics and facts about the evolution

IPv4 exhaustion

IPv4 address exhaustion and solutions

The exhaustion of IPv4 addresses has been a concern for more than a decade. IPv4 addresses are 32-bit and provide 4,294,967,296 unique addresses.  Such a number of IP addresses has become insufficient for the current number of worldwide devices connected to the Internet. However, IPv4 is still the Internet Protocol that routes most of the

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Línea de tiempo del protocolo HTTP, desde HTTP/0.9 a HTTP/2 y HTTP/3

HTTP/2: improved features and changes

HTTP/2 arrived in 2015 to replace the HTTP/1.1 protocol and introduce numerous improvements. This version of the protocol introduced big changes, significantly improved data transfers and, as a result, it also boosted web pages load speed acceleration. From HTTP/1.1 to HTTP/2 Since the release of HTTP/1 in 1996 and HTTP/1.1 in 1997, the HTTP protocol

The evolution of the Internet from 1997 to 2021

The evolution of the Internet from 1997 to 2021

How has the Internet changed over the years? The Opte Project, by Barrett Lyon, captures the evolution of the Internet from 1997 to 2021. As the Internet is a network of networks, Barrett Lyon has leveraged the connections among all those networks to create a map of the Internet. This visual representation of the Internet

HTTP timeline by Stackscale

HTTP/3, the new HTTP protocol based on UDP

HTTP/3, based on UDP, is the new version of the HTTP protocol. The IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) met in Bangkok in November 2018 to adopt this new Internet draft. What is HTTP/3? The HTTP/3 protocol is the new version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and is based on the UDP protocol. It became

China's plan to accelerate IPv6 adoption

China’s plan to accelerate IPv6 adoption over the next 5-10 years

Last July 23rd, 2021, the Cyberspace Administration of China and the office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission announced its plan to accelerate the adoption and application of the IPv6 protocol over the next 5-10 years. The plan is divided in three stages and is to be completed over the next decade. With these timeline

Drawing of the ceremony room and safe room of the Root KSK ceremony

Root DNSSEC KSK Ceremony

The Root DNSSEC KSK (Key-signing Key) Ceremony is a strict procedure during which the DNS root zone’s public keying information is signed for the three months following it. The KSK is the key used to sign the set of Zone-signing Keys (ZSK) every three months; being the trust anchor of the Domain Name System (DNS).

Internet traffic growth from 2020 to 2021 infographics

Internet traffic has increased in IXPs around the world

Internet traffic has increased worldwide during the last year due to the increase of many digital activities — from remote working and education to video streaming and video calls. The lockdowns and restrictions provoked by the Covid-19 pandemic have accelerated the digital economy and, as a result, Internet traffic growth. Many companies have been forced


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