TIL: aggregating multiple internet connections at home; OpenVMS (2024-02-26)

  • Question of the day: How do you aggregate 2 or more internet connections at home? Say you have Sonic.net and Starlink? Can you use them both at the same time?

  • The keyword to finding out how to do this is: We need MPTCP - MultiPath TCP.

  • But then I also wonder: can we not have a Layer 7 router, which can decide to fetch images over one ISP and text/html over another ISP? (The merits/benefits of this are another question, separate from the technical feasibility of this.)

  • It seems that the following redditor has been able to do "Internet Bonding with Starlink?