Category Archives: Peering
Learn how one of our members, Cloudflare, is using a technology called Argo to speed up the Internet. https://blog.cloudflare.com/argo-and-the-cloudflare-global-private-backbone/
The folks over at PeeringDB have a presentation on setting up an account and adding your network. https://docs.peeringdb.com/presentation/20190227-peeringdb-workshop-2-main.pdf
Check out our updated peer list for our St. Louis Fabric.
We’ve had networks on our IXes that have had a gigabit/s or more of traffic going to our cache boxes when they had their own on-net cache boxes that were working as designed. Many Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) have programs where you can get a node of theirs in your network to maximize performance, minimize […]
If you are an IX client and are looking for a faster way to connect to a local SpeedTest server here is a faster way. http://midwest-ix.speedtest.net
Our Peering DB for Cleveland is now live. https://www.peeringdb.com/ix/2286
Transparency Route Servers, unlike regular BGP routers, provide transparency features to facilitate optimal path selection in Internet Exchange infrastructure. FD-IX Route Servers provide the following: 1) AS path transparency by hiding its own ASN. This shortens AS path by one hop and avoids the need for direct peering with other customers on our fabric. There may […]
; ; REPLACE X with your appropriate FD-IX IP Address ; ; REPLACE Y with your appropriate IP blocks ; ; REPLACE 1234 with your ASN ; ; Route Server addresses are specific for Indy. Other locatins will need to be modified interface TenGigE0/1/0/7.300 description “Midwest IX Peering” ipv4 address 206.53.139.X 255.255.255.0 ipv6 nd suppress-ra […]
Google ‘s AS36040 has joined us in St. Louis.