One of the known issue for anyone preparing for a Cisco exam is that the solutions available today don’t support all the needed features. Cisco VIRL supports L2 switching out of the box, whereas GNS3 does not. GNS3 supports the configuration of serial interfaces on routers whereas Cisco VIRL does not. For someone starting out in this […]
There’s been a whole heap (programming pun intended) of blogs around automation and virtualisation over the last few years, with some rather good ones of late centred around the now classic mix of VirtualBox, Vagrant and Ansible*|**. I’m particularly enjoying the Hey, I can DevOPS my Network too! series by Larry Smith Jr. at the moment. I may […]
Startup Rubrik tackles VM backups with an integrated appliance that offers premises and cloud-based storage, and offers deuplication and replication. It can back up to Amazon S3 or OpenStack private clouds.