Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1 Comment
Take a stroll through the Intel IDF 2014 conference which was all about the Software Defined Network/Storage/Infrastructure/Architecture ……
Community Show – Killing the Spanning Tree with SPB,TRILL,Fabricpath from Anthony Sequeira and Orhan Ergun
Posted on 17 September 2014 | Leave a Comment
Podcast: Download (Duration: 45:21 — 41.5MB) No country for old men !!. This week in the Orhan Show, Anthony Sequeira and Orhan Ergun are talking about spanning tree , its drawbacks, spanning tree modes, technologies which can eliminate the spanning tree’s drawbacks or completely do not use it. Orhan recommends all audience to read this […]
Posted on 16 September 2014 | 1 Comment
Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:32 — 24.4MB) Network monitoring is one of our most requested topics on Packet Pushers, and this week we take on open source monitoring solutions. Why open source? Because commercial NMS solutions are all over the place in functionality and price. So, if it’s possible to put a solid NMS in place […]
Posted on 12 September 2014 | Leave a Comment
This week, EVO:RAIL & Converged thingies, Cisco’s multiple SDN strategies, Don’t be a precious snowflake and Congress open source project.
Posted on 9 September 2014 | Leave a Comment
Podcast: Download (Duration: 43:35 — 20.0MB) “The problem with ‘covering your tracks’ in network security is that your ‘covering’ becomes more conspicuous than your ‘tracks’,” says Ed Koehler, Distinguished Engineer for Avaya’s Networking Division. Ed joins Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks for a ninja nerd-fest outlining a set of technologies that not only offer some […]
- Show 203 – SDN Policy + Congress with Martin Casado & Tim Hinrichs
- Show 202 – Avaya & The Critical Importance of the SDN Underlay – Sponsored
- Community Show – CCNA Data Center Part1 with Anthony Sequeira and Orhan Ergun
- Network Break 15
- Show 201 – Internet Dies at 512K, Long Live the Internet
- Show 200 – State of the Pushers
- Network Break 14
- Show 199 – Vectra Networks and “The Mushy Middle” – Sponsored
- Network Break 13
- Show 198 – Kirk Byers on Network Automation with Python & Ansible
Community Blog Posts
Part #1 - I give you the facts and the clues. Part #2 - I give you what the problem ended up being. Ready to play? This is the IPv6 troubleshooting blog that started off as something else entirely. I was going to do … read more.
I often find myself viewing HTTP headers (request and response) at the 'client side', which are often much quicker (and safer) than decrypting SSL/TLS traffic on a load balancer/ADC. With the use of SSL/TLS growing … read more.
Most RFCs are deeply technical — and they follow the "Yaakov rule" for intelligibility (if you didn't write it, or you didn't sit with one of the authors in a bar someplace to talk about it, you can't understand it), … read more.
In the first article of this series, reliability and resiliency has been explained. Every component and every device can and eventually will fail, thus system should be resilient enough to re converge/recover to a … read more.
This guest post is by Drew Conry-Murray, Director of Content & Community at Interop and a good friend of the Packet Pushers. SPECIAL NOTE: Interop is offering the Packet Pushers community a 25% discount on Total … read more.
In Part 2 we did the initial ISATAP configuration for our Cisco router. Here we’ll show the config we use on our Windows clients and server. netsh interface isatap set router 203.0.113.30 netsh interface isatap set … read more.
‘ On Earth Day at 1990 , New York City's Transportation Commissioner decided to close 42d Street , which as every New Yorker knows is always congested. "Many predicted it would be doomsday," said the Commissioner, Lucius … read more.
One of the confusing aspects of Internet operation is the difference between the types of providers and the types of peering. There are three primary types of peering, and three primary types of services service … read more.
In Part 1 we discussed how to turn off ISATAP on Windows host—which is a great idea. Turning off unnecessary components of your network simplifies everything. But ISATAP can be useful in certain scenarios. For … read more.
A visual representation of the company and, to a lesser extent, product history of the load balancing/application delivery field. My usual F5 bias is present but it seems justified considering their long-held market … read more.
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