On today’s Heavy Networking, recorded live at Gluware Intent 19, the Packet Pushers dive into network automation, learn about sponsor Gluware’s capability to bring automation into brownfield environments and derive business intent from existing networks, and explore real-world use cases from customers Merck and Terracon.
Today’s Datanauts podcast was recorded live at Google Next 19. Greg Ferro, Packet Pushers cofounder, comandeers the Datanauts bridge for a roundtable conversation with three IT pros on a variety of topics, including chaos engineering, business intelligence, cloud migration, and more.
Today’s Network Break tackles a string of vulnerabilities from Microsoft, Cisco, and Intel. We also look at a new 400G switch from Arista, an IoT security announcement from Extreme, Cisco financial results, and more tech news.
On today’s Tech Bytes, sponsored by Silver Peak, we talk with homeware retailer Dunelm about how they rearchitected their WAN to improve the in-store experience for customers, lower IT costs and boost the bottom line.
Today’s Heavy Networking digs into VyOS, an open-source, Linux-based network OS for routing. Forked from the Vyatta Core, VyOS includes a full routing stack and features including firewalling, VPN, and more. Guest Yuriy Andamasov, the project coordinator, gives us a guided tour.
The IPv6 Buzz crew talks MAP-T, MAP-E and Happy Eyeballs with Andrew Yourtchenko, co-author of the original Happy Eyeballs RFC. We discuss the role of Happy Eyeballs given current rates of IPv6 adoption, the differences between MAP-T and MAP-E, and more.
A quick look at Solo.io and their service mesh offering
Today’s Day Two Cloud looks at what happens when automation plans meet automation reality in the public cloud. Guest Ryan Bartram discusses how his organization had to tweak runbooks and explore a variety of tools to get the job done.
Today’s Heaving Networking episode delves into Web application firewalls (WAFs) with guest Scott Hogg. We examine how WAFs differ from typical firewalls, the security problems they’re trying to solve, how attackers try to bypass them, operational challenges, WAFs and cloud applications, and more.
Let’s meet Bolt, an open-source automation/orchestration tool originally developed by Puppet. Today’s Full Stack Journey dives into how the tool works, the problems it solves, how it’s similar to and different from existing tools, and more. Our guest and guide to Bolt is Yasmin Rajabi.
Today we welcome sponsor SnapRoute for a Tech Bytes conversation. SnapRoute makes CN-NOS, a network OS that runs on whitebox hardware. We discuss the NOS’s containerized design that lets you update, test, and replace components; its use of Kubernetes to tie into automation pipelines; and customer use cases.
Today’s Network Break explores why Microsoft is adding a Linux kernel to Windows, examines a new SD-WAN colo option from Cisco, discusses a new offering from VMware and Dell EMC that lets you get infrastructure on premises but pay for it like the cloud, plus more tech news and a couple of follow-ups.
Today’s Heavy Networking podcast is a sponsored conversation with Juniper Networks on what’s new in its Contrail SD-WAN, including a cloud-managed option. We also examine competitive differentiators such as scale, and how Juniper is integrating Mist with Contrail SD-WAN to enable SD-Branch.
Today’s Datanauts episode gets personal, and a little emotional, as we discuss the pressures of life in IT, how those pressures get to you, how to keep going in a role, and when to move on. Our guest is Al Rasheed, who inspired this episode with a deeply personal blog post.
Today on Network Break we dive in the deluge of products announced at Dell EMC World, discuss new Wi-Fi 6 gear from Cisco, explore Cumulus’s latest version of its NetQ switch management software, and tackle even more tech news. It’s a bonanza episode so pack a few extra virtual donuts.
Today’s Heavy Networking is a roundtable show where we talk with engineers about the challenges of building a networking career when you don’t live in a big city. We talk about how to find jobs, get training, advance your skills, and build community. Our guests are Phil Gervasi, Ryan Booth, and Eric Stover.
College instructor and author Rick Graziani stops by the IPv6 Buzz podcast to talk about teaching IPv6, including the differences between teaching college students and training IT professionals, how networking and IT are taught in universities and community colleges, and more.
Gluware Intent is a live event we’re holding in NYC on May 14, 2019. Come hang out with the Packet Pushers, the Gluware team, and customers to learn about practical network automation. Register via https://packetpushers.net/gluware to reserve your seat, hear presentations, and see the Packet Pushers record a Heavy Networking episode live.
SD-WAN vendor Versa Networks has announced Versa Titan, which combines SD-WAN capabilities with built-in security features. Customers can get Titan delivers as a service by MSPs and VARs, or deploy it themselves.
Today’s Day Two Cloud tackles the challenges of building a hybrid dev and test environment with guest Mike Nelson. We discuss planning and implementation, impediments to a successful design, dealing with sticker shock, and other issues.
Open Systems integrates security and SD-WAN as a service, including next-gen firewalls and Web gateways. They’re the sponsor for today’s Heavy Networking podcast. We discuss Open Systems’ architecture, how it applies SD-WAN and security policies to traffic, and how Open Systems differentiates itself in this crowded market.
Quick review of Cumulus NETQ, an SDN tool for analytics and operation of your network.
Today’s Network Break examines Apple’s AWS spending; discusses a G7 pronouncement that wants Internet companies to provide access to encrypted data; reviews quarterly financials from Juniper, Amazon, and Microsoft; and more IT news.
Nornir is a Python-based framework that automates fussy, backend details to let you focus on business logic. On today’s Heavy Networking, we explore this project, how it works, and what it can do in your network, with three of Nornir’s contributors.
Why is hybrid cloud DNS with AWS hard? What has AWS recently done to make it better? Should we use the new Route 53 Resolver features? The Datanauts tackles these questions and other cloud DNS issues with guest Matt Adorjan. We also explore Matt’s CloudPing utility that measures inter-region latency in AWS.