On today’s Network Break we dive into Google’s self-inflicted outage, examine Apple’s new HomeKit partnerships and Sign In, discuss the IEEE’s reversal on Huawei, and parse other IT and tech news bits.
Today’s Heavy Networking examines packet analysis with sponsor ExtraHop. We drill into the company’s marketing claims about deep analysis at line rate with Mike Ernst, VP of Sales Engineering. We also tackle how ExtraHop handles encrypted traffic, incuding TLS 1.3 and Perfect Forward Secrecy. Mike promises to keep his inner salesperson on mute for this conversation.
Matt Stratton beams aboard the Datanauts starship to share his opinions and experiences with DevOps. Is DevOps a role you can hire for, or a culture you create? If it’s the later, how do you get started, what are the impacts, and how do you iterate?
On today’s Heavy Networking podcast we examine the role of DNS in infrastructure automation with sponsor BlueCat Networks. We look at how BlueCat hooks into third-party operational tools and get details on new integrations with Cisco DNA and ACI.
Today’s Network Break podcast examines the latest twists in the Huawei vs. USA battle, speculates on China’s threat to ban Windows from military computers, explores a new telemetry feature from Mellanox, discusses Google’s moves to deprecate ad-blocking features in Chrome, and more tech news.
Tech Bytes welcomes sponsor NetBeez to talk network and performance monitoring from the end user perspective. CEO and cofounder Stefano Gridelli talks about how NetBeez works, the tests it performs, and what customers are doing with it.
Today’s Heavy Networking opens NetBox, an open-source IPAM and DCIM project that can also be used to model your network and serve as a source of truth. Our guest is NetBox contributor John Anderson.
Today’s IPv6 Buzz podcast discusses key approaches to getting IPv6 deployed in the enterprise. Guest Enno Rey talks about how to identify quick wins, being liberal and flexible as you deploy, and more. The IPv6 crew also talks about IPv6 security, and Enno shares highlights from his recent RIPE78 presentation.
Today’s Day Two Cloud episode dives into egress control for cloud security. Guest David Redekop explains why outbound control is essential to protect cloud services, how to use DNS to restrict outbound connections, and the value of logging tools such as OSquery.
Today’s Network Break dives into the ongoing battle of U.S. vs. Huawei, discusses DNS research from RIPE 78, explores new switch capabilities and telemetry from Mellanox, and more tech news.
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.