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.
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.
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.
Today’s Heavy Networking aims to separate the hype from the substance on hot tech topics including SD-whatever, cloud native, container networking, service meshes, microsegmentation, and more. Our guests are Avi Freedman and Jon Mendoza.
What does it take to build a gaming network for the largest LAN party in Australia? In today’s Heavy Networking podcast we find out. Our guest is Tim Raphael, who volunteers for Red Flag LANfest, a non-profit that runs Bring Your Own PC (BYOPC) gaming events in Perth, Australia.
On today’s Heavy Networking we discuss advanced ZTP features in Cisco’s IOS-XR in this sponsored episode. Our guest is Akshat Sharma, a Technical Marketing Engineer at Cisco.
Today’s Heavy Networking continues a conversation about the broadcast industry’s transition to IP. We consider the challenges IP networks face when implemented in a broadcasting environment, and why IP is moving ahead anyway. Our guests are Ricki Cook and Cyrus Hira.
Today’s episode introduces Heavy Networking, a rebrand of the Packet Pushers’ Weekly Show. We’ve renamed this podcast to better reflect its deep dive into networking technology and skills, and better differentiate it from other infrastructure shows in our podcast network. We also dive into key trends that will impact your career.
Today’s show dives into issues around IT supply chain security and mechanisms such as trusted execution. We examine how they work and how they’re implemented, and look at similar measures in routing and switching.
On today’s Weekly Show we dive into microsegmentation with our sponsor, Illumio. We discuss how Illumio builds an app dependency map in the data center to inform security policies, and leverages existing controls on hosts and in networking gear to cordon high-value workloads and contain attacks.
The Weekly Show returns to the University of Idaho to continue the real-world network design session we started in Show 418. Today’s episode focuses on the university’s wireless architecture and design with guests Brian Jemes, Mike Rusca, and Jake Snyder. We cover 5Ghz, PoE, next-gen APs, and more.
You need to know a cloud provider’s network performance before you spin up workloads because the end user impact is measurable. On today’s Weekly Show, sponsor ThousandEyes breaks down latency, jitter, and performance numbers for AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Today we discuss actual network design challenges with two network engineers at the University of Idaho, including firewalling and microsegmentation, identity management in the wireless network, and a home-grown network management system.
In today’s sponsored podcast we discuss the new demands that 5G will put on service providers, and how Cisco’s 5G xHaul Transport solution can meet those demands.
Today’s sponsored Weekly Show dives into Cisco’s Network Assurance Engine. This software creates a real-time and continuously updated model of the network that IT can use to assess the impact of changes, get deep visibility into network state, and move network ops from reactive to proactive. We hear from an IT engineer inside Cisco who uses NAE in production.
Gluware sponsors today’s Weekly Show podcast and brings along a Big Pharma customer to talk about network automation in a brownfield production network. We dive into making network automation work in real life.
Today’s Weekly Show podcast delves into home automation, IoT, and security with guest Chris Young. We talk about Chris’s experience building and running his home automation network, how to reverse-engineer undocumented APIs, and the security implications of home automation.
On today’s Weekly Show, sponsor Juniper Networks joins us to look at how disaggregation works across the network stack, and how it can drive innovation, operational efficiency, and cost savings.
What does your manager want? On today’s Weekly Show we talk to two managers to find out how they work with their teams, what they see as their roles, how they hire, and much more. Our guests are Michael Bushong and Omar Sultan.
Today’s Weekly Show delves into DNS performance and endpoint testing with sponsor ThousandEyes. We’ll review key findings from a new report on the state of global DNS authored by ThousandEyes, and discuss how to analyze performance and improve troubleshooting with end point testing.
On today’s Packet Pushers Weekly Show, we discuss how the broadcast media industry leverages IP networks, the initiatives behind the standards and protocols, and why it all matters to data networking professionals.
Today’s Weekly Show is a roundtable discussion with network engineers on dealing with a lack of carrier diversity, equipment refresh cycles for the 100GbE data center, and more nerdy topics.
On today’s Weekly Show podcast we dive into Fabric Connect with sponsor Extreme Networks and a customer. We get a real-world look at how Fabric Connect creates an Ethernet fabric across the network, and what that means for operations, security, and automation.
Running applications in a multi-cloud environment presents serious networking challenges. On today’s sponsored Weekly Show, we talk with Avi Networks about how its software-based ADC and load balancer can help customers working in multi-cloud environments ensure application delivery, provide security, and enable automation at scale.
On today’s Weekly Show the Packet Pushers update you on what’s been happening behind the scenes at our Global HQ. That includes a new hosting provider, forthcoming Ignition content, and the launch of the IPv6 podcast. We also take a little time to talk about trying to stay mentally and physically healthy.