Post Tagged with: "Network Operators"

Self-Similarity and Buying More Bandwidth

by May 23, 2014 at 10:28 am 0 comments

In the blog world, I think correlation and causation has been covered pretty well. How about correlation across time scales? Imagine a signal going from left to right across your computer screen. It squiggles up and down, up and down. Looking closely, the up and down motion of the squigglesRead More

Magic Numbers: SLAs vs Performance Specs

by April 25, 2014 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Lately I’ve been thinking about Service Level Agreements, or SLAs. One area where I have seen confusion is in distinguishing SLAs from performance specifications. For example, this might cross my desk as, “My application is sensitive to delay. Vendor X is offering a lower delay SLA than Vendor Y. IRead More