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
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 Internet Protocol version 6 or IPv6 is a version of the Internet Protocol (IP). The Internet Protocol allows the transfer of data through a network to IP addresses (IPv4 or IPv6), which identify the different devices that are connected to the Internet, allowing communications among them. IPv6 should end up replacing IPv4. The transition
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
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
SSH, short for Secure Shell, is a remote administration and network protocol; originally designed to replace Telnet and other unsecured protocols such as the Berkeley Remote Shell (rsh). SSH enables secure remote system administration and file transfer over unsecured networks. In this article we will talk about the SSH protocol and its versions, SSH clients
It has been fifty years since the release of the FTP protocol. FTP (File Transfer Protocol) dates from April, 1971 (RFC 114). Its original specification was written by computer scientist Abhay Bhushhan. After half a century of its release, the FTP protocol remains widely used and has millions of FTP servers all over the world.