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speedtest.net, or how not to do bandwidth tests

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

While trying to debug a bandwidth problem on a 3G connection, I tried speedtest.net, which ranks fairly high when one searches for “bandwidth test” on various search engines. I was getting very strange results, so I started wondering if my ISP might be bandwidth-throttling all traffic except the one from speedtest.net tests. After all, that’s […]

self-hosting my calendar, follow-up

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Following my blog post on the topic, I played a bit with various options. But let’s explain my use case (which might be quite specific). I need to deal with three main sources of events: the Zimbra instance from my lab. It provides a CalDav interface. the ICS export from my University’s teaching timetable. a […]