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June 3, 2011

Linked-in delinked! What on earth happened to it?

This morning a strange sight greeted me when I tried to get on to Linked-in – a HTTP 500 error!! Never have I encountered such a thing with any major online service that is delivered from a worldwide CDN (Content Delivery Network). A couple of servers down here and there...

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December 15, 2006

What is www1 / www2 etc. ?

Regular surfers no doubt often come across sites which seem to defy the standard format for a web-address, i.e. www.some-site.com and take up forms like www1.some-site.com. It gets people wondering what actually is this www1 ! I’ve heard some really funny and odd explanations regarding this www1, www2 etc. and...

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