| 5:31 am on Aug 8, 2000 (gmt 0)|
I found this [inktomi.com]
"We are delighted to have been chosen as the infrastructure supplier across all
of NTL's businesses, providing the company with advanced content and
application services at the edge of its network," said Vince Vannelli, senior
vice president and general manager, Network Products at Inktomi. "Today's
announcement represents an important advance in our mission to scale the
Internet, and further establishes Inktomi Traffic Server as the leading content
distribution and delivery platform.
btw, I have also seen these:
| 6:45 am on Aug 8, 2000 (gmt 0)|
They are also used as the hosts for the growing number of NTL's cable modem users, with the -car bit identifying the geograhical area i.e. Cardiff.
| 5:53 am on Aug 9, 2000 (gmt 0)|
In fact, if memory serves, there is someone around here from that ISP. But I wouldn't know nothing about that (other than the little sucker sets off my 'inktomi' and 'slurp' detectors. lol
| 3:47 am on Aug 10, 2000 (gmt 0)|
Yes and mine too, I have an inkling on who it might be ....
| 4:01 am on Aug 10, 2000 (gmt 0)|
OK NFFC, littleman, Brett,
Break it down for me - this guy "inktomi1-car.server.ntl.com" is new to my logs. I'm feeling a little dumb here - what am I over looking...
Oh, and the question was, what does he do, not where is he from.
| 8:10 am on Aug 10, 2000 (gmt 0)|
Well, I may be off but my bet is that it is an inktomi powered cashing server - much like the ones aol uses.
| 9:33 am on Aug 10, 2000 (gmt 0)|
Yes NTL run an Inktomi "transparent" cache, more info is availble at the newsgroup ntl.support.cablemodems.