This video is fantastic. Funny, smart satire with real commentary. Worth watching.
Grace Hopper is a towering figure in the computer history. Here she is being interviewed at 80 years of age. Today this is especially relevant since she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom today. .@POTUS names #USNavy computer pioneer Rear Adm. Grace Hopper one of 21 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients – https://t.co/raxd3upel1 […]
Enterprise IT is willing to pay high prices and deliver large profit margins to suppliers.
Looking backward at last week or forward into next week. unregenerate – adj. not reformed, unreconstructed, obstinate, stubborn —- Current Status Arrived in Las Vegas VMworld early for Vmworld as press/media. I’m presenting on the big stage at Future:Net – an [invitation only conference on the future of networking – on Thursday Morning “Breakfast With […]
Reflections on lessons learned from Intel Developer Forum
Laying fiber is, it turns out, pretty expensive. That’s one reason why expansion of Google Fiber’s ambitious project to bring ultrafast internet to U.S. cities around has been placed on hold. The company has spent spent hundreds of millions of dollars laying fiber-optic cablesto bring Internet service as much as 100 times faster than average high-speed wireless […]
I was looking quickly through slides presented at Arista’s financial results for Q2 -2016 and this slide jumped out at me.
Looking backward at last week or forward into next week.
Looking backward at last week or forward into next week. Stream of thinking. unregenerate – adj. not reformed, unreconstructed, obstinate, stubborn BGPv4 is Not a Standard BGPv4 RFC4271 is only a draft standard. It is not an Internet standard. It’s still not finished, has several errata and over 50 extensions are currently underway in the […]
Looking backward at last week or forward into next week. Ir Whatever. unregenerate – adj. not reformed, unreconstructed, obstinate, stubborn A Better Sound System I’ve been “pining” for a better audio solution for my office and around the house for quite some time. I’ve been eyeing off Sonos product for quite some time but […]
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Its “best practice” to assume that IT vendor products are faulty, have serious bugs and will fail in normal operation at anytime. This article first appeared in an Issue of the Human Infrastructure Magazine at Packet Pushers. You can signup to receive the magazine by email and for free … [Read More...]
In the Best Practice RFC 7772 - Reducing Energy Consumption of Router Advertisements for IPv6: This issue is of concern IOT-class hardware that looks to be small, autonomous and battery powered. While this is just one of changes to our current technology that will adapt the networking … [Read More...]
Most of network professionals rely on fixed lines for provision of bandwidth for their networks. The very idea of using any type of wireless network for a corporate WAN is anathema because of the history of poor performance and low traffic predictability. At the same time, the cost of renting … [Read More...]
You don’t hear much about successful “Private Clouds” because they aren’t done in public. Two takeaways. People are talking a lot about public cloud because its good business not necessarily because its good technology  Private Clouds are being successfully deployed in vast numbers and … [Read More...]
I spent two days in Portland getting briefed by Intel’s Data Centre Group (DCG) as part of an influencer program. This article considers how Intel is fuelling the migration to Software Defined Infrastructure (I feel I can say that without any irony or sarcasm) and particularly how networking is a … [Read More...]
Amazon Internet of Things PaaS platform was announced yesterday with the buzz line "Cloud Services for Connected Devices". AWS IoT is: a complete software stack for managing devices and endpoints. partnerships with limited number of hardware companies for software integration. … [Read More...]