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Drop It Like It’s Hot

The great thing about this post from Cloudflare, “How to drop 10 million packets per second”, is all the fun little low level networking tools, (ss, ethwatch, conntrack), I learned about.

Dropping packets hitting our servers, as simple as it sounds, can be done on multiple layers. Each technique has its advantages and limitations. In this blog post we’ll review all the techniques we tried thus far.

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