Automating the Cabbage Patch Network Today (2014)

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"Sometimes my head is a bit of an idiot" is something my daughter might say and that happens to me too, if that time is today … [Read more...]

Thinking Through Title II Reguation

Over at CircleID, Geoff Huston has a long'ish article on Title II regulation of the Internet, and the ideals of "net … [Read more...]

EVPN: Intro to next gen L2VPN

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Introduction: With the ascent of DCI, a new set of requirements emerged which are not fully addressed by current L2VPN … [Read more...]

Traceroute – A Small Tool for Big Problems

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Basics is must for Network Engineer.Traceroute is an imp and handy tool while  troubleshooting any network issue.How … [Read more...]

Now that We’ve Buried the Seven Layer Model…

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"But the seven layer model is still useful for teaching networking..." So ran the most common reaction to my post last week … [Read more...]

Traveling Light – 15 Things in an Engineer’s Bag (including the bag)

An important historical monument taken traveling in the back of a cab

My day job involves traveling around northern Europe and occasionally further afield. I often get little notice of where I'm … [Read more...]

What The Heck Is SPDY?

HTTP/1.0 Non-Persistent Connections

A10's presentation at NFD8 seemed to generate a bit of interest (dare I say excitement) and many a question around the SPDY … [Read more...]

The Seven Layer Model is Dead

Whether we have the funeral in New Orleans style (with a lot of brass and, well, other stuff), or in the more somber style … [Read more...]

IPv6 Networking Detection Case #141 – Part 2: The Solution

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Part 2: The Solution Ready for part 2? Have you read part 1 w/ the facts and clues?  If not, go read that now before you … [Read more...]

IPv6 Networking Detection Case #141 – Part 1: The Facts and Clues

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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 … [Read more...]

Viewing HTTP Headers Using Browser Developer Tools

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I often find myself viewing HTTP headers (request and response) at the 'client side', which are  often much quicker (and … [Read more...]

RFCs You Should Know: 6250

Most RFCs are deeply technical — and they follow the "Yaakov rule" for intelligibility (if you didn't write it, or you didn't … [Read more...]

Common Network Design Concepts Part-2

In the first article of this series, reliability and resiliency has been explained. Every component and every device can and … [Read more...]

Five Reasons To Be At Interop New York

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This guest post is by Drew Conry-Murray, Director of Content & Community at Interop and a good friend of the Packet … [Read more...]

Windows ISATAP Client, Part 3

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In Part 2 we did the initial ISATAP configuration for our Cisco router. Here we’ll show the config we use on our Windows … [Read more...]

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