The impacts of market commoditisation in networking happen are occurring in more segments than just whitebox switches and network operating system. The Internet is steadily progressing towards the exclusive use of HTTP for all communication and bypasses the plethora of protocols that were once in use. And even within HTTP, the current direction of the HTTP/2 protocol standards and it’s proposed of TLS encryption for all protocols will radically change many aspects of the Internet.
Archives for February 2014
Collection of useful, relevant or just fun places on the Internets for 24th February 2014 and a bit commentary about what I’ve found interesting about them: Cisco Nexus 9000 NX-API | Keeping It Classless – Matt Oswalt blogs about using the Cisco Nexus 9000 API. While I don’t believe that everyone will configure their […]
I’m really pleased that Interop have asked me to talk more about blogging and to go deeper on the topic and the result is a new session – Interop Las Vegas – How to Be a Tech Blogger.
At NANOG 60 this happened – “￼Help! My Big Expensive Router Is Really Expensive!” Over the past few years, we’ve seen the data center switch market explode with commodity chips, open source software, and the concepts of SDN. All we have seen in the routing space has been bigger routers that need more power, cooling, […]
Your employer is having financial problems. There is a lot of pressure to do “more with less”, to pull together and “do the deals”, close the sales before end of quarter. But really, what do you owe your employer in the modern era ? What is best for you ? This situation is one where the modern paradigm of fail fast, fail often and fail early applies.