Carl Malamud interviews Milo Medin, one of the instrumental
figures in the NASA Science Internet (NSI). Join the world of the
routing fanatics as Milo explains the acronym-intensive world of
NAPs, GIXs, and FIXs. Milo also discusses the role of the Appropriate
Use Policy in his network, why ATM is useful but also needs to be
combined with an internetworking protocol, and how NASA combines
its mission-oriented networking needs with general-purpose links
for much of the Pacific.
Also this week, Dr. Jeff Case *IS* Dr. SNMP. Down on the
farm, he has a saying. In fact, you'll find that Dr. SNMP has
a saying for most every situation.
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