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Leverage Your Programming Skills with Erlang!

The Erlang programming language is used to build massive scalable real-time software systems that require high availability. Some of its uses are in telecom, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. The runtime…

Graphing Network Performance with MRTG

This article guides readers on how to use MRTG in order to display the ADSL traffic of a Cisco 877W router with a little help from SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). MRTG (Multi…

Monitoring and Graphing Your Network With Cacti

Cacti, an open source network graphing application, utilises RRDTool, a data logging and graphing system for time series data. Read on to learn more about it. Cacti monitors both the incoming and the…

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Getting Started with WireShark

This article presents WireShark, a very capable and popular graphical network protocol analyser. Gerald Combs created Ethereal, the ancestor of WireShark, back in 2006. When he changed his job, he could not use…

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