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All posts by Michael Meisel

Restful Users Matter More than RESTful APIs

Posted by on September 10, 2013

I would say that RESTful APIs have become the de facto standard for APIs on the web, except that I can’t, because REST is not a standard. It’s a set of design principles created by Roy Fielding as part of his Ph.D. dissertation. As a result, there is much discussion (and confusion) out there on the web about how to apply these principles in practice.… Read More »

Simplifying Network Topologies

Posted by on July 16, 2013

One of the fundamental advantages of a visualization over standard traceroute output is that you can see the actual network topology, not just a list of IP addresses. But, as you might expect, these topologies can become quite complex. In this post, you’ll learn about some easy ways we provide to simplify network topologies. That way, you can focus on finding problems instead of playing connect the dots.
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