Etherealmind is now a microblog.
Image compression reduces network requirements in a major way.
I was a guest On This Week In Tech 357 yesterday and they extracted this piece where I am being critical of media companies who can’t run their businesses properly. Its one of my better rants about CEOs being stupid.
The sale of Brocade doesn’t seem to be going well.
Promising development for open source voice codec in 700 bps.
Four rules for SRE: Always Know When It’s Broken Avoid Global Changes Moving Traffic Is Faster Than Fixing Make Your Mitigations Normal Good rules, can’t argue with this as starting point. The devil in the detail of all of these and Enterprise IT does none of them. Site Reliability Engineering – Medium:
Although this post is from May 2016, Petr Lapukhov at Facebook outlines an method to replace routing protocols with a message bus to enable real network applications. I’m doubtful that wider networking market would adopt something that doesn’t have BGP in the solution but Facebook has the resources to develop something like this and prove […]
Increasingly coming to the view that BGP-EVPN is a big deal. Neither vendors or customers can imagine their networks without a 30 year old routing protocol so this is the half-pregnant, half-arsed solution that seems likely to gain widespread adoption. You can mangle BGP configuration with an application and call it SDN. Heck, IXPs have […]
Ethan Banks does some Youtube!!
Another one from the biometrics-is-not-useful for authentication dumpster
I approve of this positive, supportive and realistic representation of network engineers. Engineers know how to party! Start your own celebration with Mellanox Ethernet solutions – YouTube: “”
optic boom A flash produced when electrons move faster than light, akin to the boom of supersonic jets. Breaking the “light barrier” sounds like sci-fi, but physicists say it can happen in graphene sheets. The discovery could spark development of optical circuits a million times faster than silicon chips. Link: The 21 Best New Words […]
Gitlab is talking about heading into the private cloud after successfully building a cloud-ready application
So obvious but I’m checking my unused domains to make sure they have no nameservers configured
Norton announces a home router
Citrix and NSX integration to build departmental isolation between VDI desktops.
Posit: A private cloud has less lock-in than a public cloud because realistic, practical alternatives exist and migration is possible
Interesting discussion on Reddit about Cisco iWAN vs alternatives (mainly Viptela)
The pain of software subscriptions is only just beginning. In this case, $vendor is being sneaky about unchallenged price increases
On average, your big corporate employer won’t be around in ten years.