What is tinyFecVPN?

Overview of lightweight high-performance VPN with build-in forward error correction support
30 October 2017   2144

What is tinyFecVPN?

TinyFecVPN Improves your Network Quality on a High-Latency Lossy Link by using Forward Error Correction.

tinyFecVPN architecture
tinyFecVPN architecture 

It uses same lib as UDPspeeder, supports all FEC features of UDPspeeder. TinyFecVPN works at VPN mode,while UDPspeeder works at UDP tunnel mode.

It is supported by Linux host (including desktop Linux, OpenWRT router, or Raspberry PI). For Windows and MacOS You can run TinyFecVPN inside 7.5mb virtual machine image.

TinyFecVPN uses FEC(Forward Error Correction) to reduce packet loss rate, at the cost of addtional bandwidth. The algorithm for FEC is called Reed-Solomon.

TinyFecVPN
TinyFecVPN

If you are interested, visit GitHub for more information.

Node.js v12.0.0 to be Rolled Out

It has giant list of updates, improvements and changes
24 April 2019   112

The release of Node.js 12.0.0, a platform for executing network applications in JavaScript, is available. Node.js 12.0 refers to branches with a long period of support, but this status will be assigned only in October, after stabilization. Updates for LTS branches are issued for 3 years. Support for the last LTS branch of Node.js 10.0 will last until April 2021, and the year before last LTS-branch 8.0 until January 2020. Support for the intermediate branch Node.js 11.0 will be discontinued in June 2019. The lifetime of the LTS branch 6.0 will end on April 30.

These are some of the large list of updates and new staff:

  • V8 engine was updated to version 7.4 with support for asynchronous stack traces, increasing await performance, parsing JavaScript and calls when the actual and declared number of arguments does not match;
  • TLS 1.3 is now supported in the tls module and TLS 1.0 / 1.1 is shutdown by default;
  • Enhancing protection and checks on the size of allocated memory in the Buffer class;

Get more info at official website.