CCIE RS – it’s the payload, not the header

There is some actual content here, but first - a few drips of sap. The title is a nerdy rendering of the adage 'its the … [Read more...]

Review: Hadoop Operations

Hadoop Operations Eric Sammer Hadoop is one of those applications all data centers seem to need to support – and there is a … [Read more...]

Review: OpenStack Deployment


Deploying OpenStack Ken Pepple OpenStack is a wide ranging initiative started by Rackspace and NASA in 2010 designed to … [Read more...]

Review: Cloud Architecture Patterns


Cloud Architecture Patterns Bill Wilder Networks support applications. Okay, that might seem a little obvious, but it … [Read more...]

Review: Information Storage and Management

EMC Education Services Safari | Amazon   I’m a routing geek. Not a storage, compute, SONET, web design, and … [Read more...]

Book Review: Software Defined Networks


Software Defined Networks Thomas D. Nadeau and Ken Gray If you've been trying to find a good, solid, introduction to … [Read more...]

Operation (Unicorn?) Mincemeat, Counter Security, and a book about JWAS


In 1943, Spanish officials recovered the body of a spy from the Atlantic coast of Huelva.  The suitcase still attached to his … [Read more...]

Ambassadors Cookbook for Enterprise now available

Hindustan Ambassador

At the beginning of 2013 I was asked to join the Juniper Ambassador team; essentially an outreach program to those active in … [Read more...]

Book Review: A Primer of Multicast Routing

I was recently in need of a refresher on multicast routing, so I picked up Eric Rosenberg's A Primer of Multicast Routing … [Read more...]

Review of the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Certification


The Wireshark Certification Program strives to test a candidate's knowledge and ability to troubleshoot, optimize and secure … [Read more...]

Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis, 2nd Edition


Book Details Practical Packet Analysis Chris Sanders No Starch Press; Second Edition (July 6, … [Read more...]

Book Review: Metasploit, The Penetration Tester’s Guide

Title: Metasploit, The Penetration Tester’s Guide. Copyright © 2011 by David Kennedy, Jim O’Gorman, Devon Kearns, & Mati … [Read more...]