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LF: A Fully Decentralized Fully Replicated Key/Value Store

June 30, 2019

TL;DR: this post introduces LF in detail and provides a little bit of back story on its development. You can head over to GitHub if you just want to jump in and give it a spin. Also see threads at Hacker News and ZeroTier started as an open source Internet decentralization project. That goal […]

ZeroTier 1.4.0pre (1.2.99)

June 28, 2019

We’re preparing to release 1.4.0 and would like people to give it a try. We’ve created Windows and Mac installer packages for a pre-release we’ve numbered 1.2.99 (which is really 1.4.0pre). The most important new feature in 1.4.0 is multipath support. Multipath means that ZeroTier will use more than one physical path at once to […]

State of the ZeroTier Address

June 26, 2019

Greetings ZeroTier users! This is ZeroTier Founder Adam Ierymenko and it’s about time for me to deliver a much-belated update on our current status and our future plans. First: no, we are not dead! Quite the opposite. We’ve had too much attention from large enterprise customers and have badly neglected our web site. Our new […]

The Horror in the Standard Library

May 5, 2017

This describes a nasty and definitely absolutely real bug in GNU libstdc++ that existed as of the time of this post. We’re not sure if it still does. About a week ago many users may have noticed instability on our hosted ZeroTier Central. Network controllers would flicker on and off, and eventually the whole service needed […]

Benchmarking ZeroTier vs. OpenVPN and Linux IPSec

April 20, 2017

It’s been a while since we published any performance numbers, so today we decided to benchmark the pre-release of ZeroTier 1.2.4 against IPSec and OpenVPN. Our benchmark setup consisted of two single-core Linux (CentOS 7) virtual machines running on VMWare Workstation on the same Core i7 at 2.8ghz. Benchmarking on the same physical host means […]

Capability Based Security for Virtual Networks

August 31, 2016

The next major release of ZeroTier’s network virtualization engine (1.2.0) is a huge milestone. In addition to other improvements, our virtual networks will be getting a lot smarter. It will now be possible to set fine-grained rules and permissions and implement security monitoring at the network level with all of this being managed via the […]