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Show 217 – IETF, YANG Proliferation and the Lack of Cooperation and Co-ordination

This week are talking about the IETF and it’s inability to cope with massive change in networking around SDN and NFV. For example, there are more than 70 drafts on NETCONF models for common networking tasks that often overlap or repeat the same work. What does this means for standards development ?

Network Break 24

It’s time for the Network Break! Sit back, grab a coffee, and join us for an analysis of the latest IT news, vendor moves and new product announcements. We’ll separate the signal from the noise–or at least make some noise of our own.


Show 216 – HP & SDN In The Campus – Sponsored

Podcast: Download (Duration: 50:31 — 23.5MB) At HP Discover Barcelona 2014, the Packet Pushers had the chance to chat with Heather Giovanni, Craig Mills, and Chris Young about the HP 5400R and SDN in the campus. HP has a full line of switches and routers that some know about, and some just haven’t yet explored. […]

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Community Podcast: 8xCCIE Neil Moore and Orhan Ergun – CCIE Preparation

Neil Moore is the first and only 8 x CCIE in the world. Neil shares his CCIE preparation tricks, study methodology and many other important points.


Show 215 – SDN Training & Certifications with Wendell Odom

Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:07:25 — 31.2MB) Software defined networking (SDN) has arrived in the form of vendor released products. If you follow this show, you know that these products are largely incompatible. Certainly there’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to SDN technologies today. In SDN’s awkward tween years, what are network engineers […]

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Policy-based Tunnel Selection (PBTS) on Cisco IOS-XR

Recently, I had to look after PBTS on Cisco ASR9K platform and faced some issues, here are some results about my tests. PBTS has the same goal as CBTS on Cisco IOS (Class-Based Tunnel selection) but for Cisco IOS-XR. It … read more.

HTIRW: Standards Bodies

(yes, I know, it's been a while... But it's time to get back to this series) Up to this point in this series, we've been discussing the more technical aspects of how the Internet really works. Now I want to shift gears … read more.

BGPSEC: Protections Offered

In my last post on the subject of BGPSEC, I explained the basic operation of the modifications to BGP itself. In this post, I'll begin looking at some of the properties -- both good and bad -- of these extensions to BGP. … read more.

4 Inevitable Questions When Joining a Monitoring Group, Pt.3

Leon Adato, Technical Product Marketing Manager with SolarWinds is our guest blogger today, with a sponsored post -- the third in a four-part series on the topic of alerting. In the last two posts in this series, I … read more.

RPKI: BGP Security Hammpered by a Legal Agreement

Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) is a relatively new standard for establishing BGP route origination. I wrote a brief introductory article here. Apologies  for the self-promotion, but rather than rehash the … read more.

The Attributes of a Great Network Device API

What makes a good API? A device providing an API is only the start of the story; if its unusable, or unreliable its useless. This post is a response to one of a couple of points I made about Kirk Byers' recent post on … read more.

Guests Needed for Design + Build 2015 Podcasts

I'm working on a series of "design and build" podcasts in 2015 for Packet Pushers. The idea is to take a network protocol, project, business challenge, reference architecture, etc. and talk through the why and how. Are … read more.

NG mVPN-Control Plane Overview

In this post we will be exploring the shortcomings of MVPN (Draft Rosen/RFC 6037), with a focus on how NG-MVPN technologies address these limitations. Why NG-MVPN? The base specification for BGP/MPLS VPNs, RFC4364, … read more.

Establish Static Redundancy via DSL Connection

It is a popular method for small businesses to utilize their local ISP's business class DSL service. It is a also a great rule of thumb to multi-home your connection by using 2 separate ISP's (Cox and Verizon for … read more.

PQ Show 36 – ENIGMA NMS – Network Management – The Engineers Monitoring System from NETSAS Australia

Network management and monitoring is at the heart of every network but not every product is based on client requests. Enigma NMS has been built by engineers for engineers to use. That's why the interface will be totally … read more.

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