Looking backward at last week or forward into next week. Ir Whatever. unregenerate – adj. not reformed, unreconstructed, obstinate, stubborn A Better Sound System […]
I’m looking at Cisco UCS or OpenStack but can’t choose which to pursue.
Note: You should read about Content Addressable Memory (CAM) before reading this post. Today’s networking hardware operates a Layer 2, Layer 3 and Layer 4 of the OSI model. The device might switch Ethernet frames, route IP packets and implement filters based on the TCP segments. A MAC Address is always an exact match and […]
Binary CAM performs a binary lookup ands returns either a 1 or 0.
Content-addressable memory (CAM) is silicon chip architecture that is purpose-built for extremely fast but very specific type of memory lookups.
L3 routing to to the host. An idea whose time has come, again.
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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...]