Author Archives: Benedikt Stockebrand


Long term IPv6 evangelist/book author/trainer/consultant and generic Unix guy (*BSD, Linux, Solaris, and about a dozen more).

BIVBlog #36: News from RIPE-72

The RIPE-72 meeting in KĂžbenhavn (Copenhagen (Denmark)) from March 23–27, 2016 showed a remarkable prominence of IPv6 related matters. Yes, we (as in “the Internet community”) do make progress, and the presentations clearly show so, which is a Good Thing[TM] to happen. Not quite as inspiring is the fact that the IP address market is […]

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BIVBlog #35: Thin Clients and Beyond

If thin clients like the SunRays I’ve shown in BIVBlog #34 were so appealing to users, system administrators and managers alike, then why did they stay a niche product? And why does nobody care about them anymore? The answers to these questions are interesting not only with regard to thin clients, or SunRays, but to […]

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