CenturyLink suffered a major outage in December 2018 that affected services in large swathes of North America. On today’s Tech Bytes episode, sponsored by ThousandEyes, we look at the causes of the outage and lessons learned, including the importance of ISP redundancy and why management networks are critical.
Today’s Network Break covers a brand new network OS from SnapRoute, new features in VMware’s SD-WAN appliances, Carbonite’s acquisition of Webroot, Cisco and Arista financial results, and more tech news.
Today in our Future of Networking series I speak with Guido Appenzeller. He’s been deeply involved in SDN and held key roles at Big Switch Networks and VMware, and now a new job at Yubico. We talk about the role of public cloud in IT, where the industry is with the adoption of “software-defined,” the rise of whitebox, the P4 programming language, and more.
Today’s Datanauts examines the successful open source project dbatools to better understand its intent, how the project is operated, and how folks collaborate across a wide spectrum to build something magnificent and open. Our guests are Chrissy LeMaire and Rob Sewell.
Drew Conry-Murray & Ethan Banks were briefed by SnapRoute co-founders Adam Casella and Glenn Sullivan in February 2019. After a year plus of post-launch quiet, SnapRoute has re-emerged with a new focus and energy centered around a shiny new whitebox network operating system called CN-NOS. The NOS is aimed at making operations easier, and features Kubernetes inside. Not just a K8s plugin, either.
Today’s Network Break podcast analyzes Cisco’s call for privacy legislation and CEO Chuck Robbins’ assertion that privacy is a human right. We also dive into VMware’s revamped recertification policy, a new Sprint/Meraki partnership, tactical Azure Stack hardware, and more tech news.
What would be Cisco’s motivation to call for social justice publicly. Logically there must be reasons.
Forward Networks returns to Heavy Networking to discuss its approach to network modeling, verification, and assurance in this sponsored episode. We explore new features, including the ability to leverage Forward’s data model for other applications and management systems, and its support for NSX-V and AWS VPCs.
Plixer has announced the FlowPro network probe to shine some light on sections of the network with limited flow export capability. Available both as hardware and virtual appliances, FlowPro observes network packets via SPAN or ERSPAN and can, based on its observations, create and export flow records to Scrutinizer. But that’s not all that FlowPro can do. There’s a bunch of analytical capability baked into the tool with both APM and security use cases.
In the latest episode of IPv6 Buzz we examine IPv6 deployment among cable providers. We’ll discuss industry trends, financial and technical drivers for adoption, and how the cable industry is working to transition IPv4 out of the providers’ access and distribution networks. Our guest is Dan Torbet.
The promises of the public cloud are both tantalizing and frightening. On today’s Day Two Cloud podcast we talk about how to do cloud right to maximize success, while also not putting yourself out of a job. Our guest is Kenny Lowe, Senior Principal Azure Stack Technologist at Dell EMC.
On today’s Heavy Networking we discuss DNS Flag Day, the day a group of DNS software and service providers ended backwards-compatibility with domains that don’t support EDNS. We also discuss the potential impact on non-compliant domains. Our guest is Cathy Almond, Sr. Support Engineer and Team Lead at the Internet Systems Consortium.