Subscriptions increase selling price and profits for vendors. Customers don’t seem to realise.
The problems are behind us. Here is some self-abuse with a postmortem. As usual, RSS feeds fail to migrate cleanly.
We are migrating the Packet Pushers website to new hosting today. Most people will not notice the difference and everything will be normal. Key features are massive increase in performance, IPv6 support and SSL/TLS by default. HOWEVER …… Last time we enabled SSL/TLS on the site many podcast apps stopped working forcing a roll back….
Hard things are fun, boring things means boring,
Taking ownership of open source to replace vendor requests
What sort of Whitebox network ? Ethernet or X86 network appliance ?
Why Replacing The Fibre Optic Patch Lead Often Fixes Network Problems
You can be useful to your salary owner by understanding whats happening in the wider market. I use the example of understanding TLS 1.2/1.3 to explain why L4/L5/App firewalls are losing their value. If your job requires communication with non-technical roles (Mgrs, PMs, Execs) knowing about these trends and how they force vendors to behave…
The drive for SD-WAN and mobile phones degrades this position.
Google shutoff their ‘data centre’. No one to contact to get it back.
If only it was wireless
This feels like progress.
How do you manage this ?
Few people are using containers so why are all the vendors into it ?
Interesting slides from this update.
Of course they blamed the network.
Wonderful, honest review story about migrating a customer data centre and their office in the same day
Its all automated
New tool from Oracle for monitoring high level traffic and BGP transitions on the Internet – Oracle Internet Intelligence Map Oracle’s Internet Intelligence team is dedicated to reporting and covering issues such as country-level connectivity statistics, transit shifts, and security threats that impact the performance of the global internet. Oracle’s Dyn division is a managed DNS service…
Cabling is important. Its need to be good enough. The problem I have with cabling is that people spend way to much time fussing, fretting and fooling themselves that having nice cabling actually has value. You should be spending time in meetings, writing scripts or buffing up your excel skills to work out the software…
Ethernet markets grows, Cisco isn’t keeping up as new markets grow
Working or Not Working. There is no such as a good network, just a working network.
Huawei has traction. A lot of it.
Video shows just how boring networking is.
In the latest round of Two Beer Networking I talk about why I’m excited about whitebox hardware and formal verification. This show came from an audience question.