Archive for November, 2009

Opening a TUN Device on UNIX

November 19th, 2009 | Category: C, Networking, Programming

The TUN/TAP interface under Linux provides user space access to Transport (Ethernet) or Network Layer (IP) traffic by allowing a developer to create a “virtual” interface that can be openend in user space as a file descriptor.
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Open Source Performance Tools

November 17th, 2009 | Category: Networking

A lot of performance tools are very web-oriented these days. Here are a list of tools for simulating network traffic conditions and check throughput, delay, jitter, etc.
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Overview of the CCSDS Network Protocols

November 15th, 2009 | Category: CCSDS, Networking

The CCSDS standards can be intimidating to the uninitiated, this article covers AOS, TC, COP-1, and other protocols used in space communications, how they interact, and where to find the details.
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