Bits and thoughts

Please do not throw salami pizza away


Remembering the seven layers of the OSI model for communications and computer networks can be confusing. I like the humorous way of remembering the names with this memorable sentence:

The first letters map to the names of the different OSI layers:

This works at least for computer people enjoying salami pizza. As a sidenote, Layer 8 is not part of the standard OSI model, although it can be important for troubleshooting problems in the real world.