Thursday, December 13, 2007

Geek Stuff

Since I'm not really into blogging lately, allow me to share with you a short but very entertaining lecture about TCP/IP connections and the infamous TIME_WAIT state (part 1 and part 2). Yes, the dirty job is HTTP servers' to do, but it's quite hard to imagine it otherwise. They are intelligent creatures and cannot rely on the billions of visitors accessing them:)