Varun Priolkar

Category: Networking

Lifting after a disc prolapse and SANOG

As many of those close to me know, I had a bad disc prolapse in my lower back about 1.5 years back. The situation was so bad that I couldn’t walk for a…

How to protect against DDOS attacks in India

Whether you may be a large web host, or a small ISP serving a neighborhood; DDOS attacks in India can be extremely problematic and hard hitting. Here are some of the ways you…

How to fake pings and traceroutes

I recently read Srijit Banerjee’s excellent article, which brought to light ugly things done by service providers to fool their customers who have grown accustomed to the ping google.com command to judge the…

10 Gbps network for less than $60

I needed a fast connection between my NAS and my VM server. So I set on to the mission of doing 10 Gbps network connectivity for as cheap as possible. This is mainly…

Google outage due to Cyclone Vardah in India

This post is constantly updated with whatever information I can get my hands on. Refresh for updates. World wide panic!!! Google is down! Grab your routers and run!!!11 Well not really but internet…

How to start an Internet Service Provider in India

So I was planning to start an ISP in India but a few things happened and I gave on the idea. I did however do some research which I can share with you…

Analysing Steam’s network in India

Excited by the prospect for Steam for Linux I fired up Steam to download some games. The problem was that finding a mirror with the best speed for seeming problematic. So I decided…