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August 2014

One metric to look at is the number of interconnections between backbone providers. This number has been steadily climbing over the years and right now sits around 500,000 connections. Recently, some routers ran out of memory to hold so many connections and system administrators scrambled to upgrade them. This caused service disruptions for many. Here at Netsville we examined our own infrastructure and decided as a preventative measure to upgrade as well. The issue was specific to certain types of routers...

Welcome to our new website! In 1994, Netsville began as a custom programming shop. Perl and C were the languages of choice for projects back then. We brought magazines, mail-order catalogs, and countless mom-n-pop stores online. Reliable web hosting was hard to come by so many of our customers ended up hosting with us. We were one of the only companies to offer secure web hosting. Certificates cost $5000 each in those days and ran exclusively on the...