Software Defined Networking & self-driving cars are closely related because they are automated systems. When automated systems go wrong who takes responsibility ?
Standardised product pricing led to big results.
Since I roundly dumped all over the IETF I’ve been thinking how the IETF could improve. My current best idea is “testing”.
Now I know why the IETF isn’t doing stuff that Enterprises care about.
I was inspired by this presentation rom Petr Lapukhov from Facebook Networking about the software they have been developing to monitor and operate the network.
One reason why IPv6 has slow adoption is that the seven layer model has created a “waist” where change is possible in some layers but impossible in others. As the diagram below suggests, change in applications and protocols (Layer 5/6/7) is possible while Layer 1/2 has slower change but it does happen. The one thing that […]
I have been talking about the value of well designed interfaces in network monitoring tools for a few years because the current generation is badly designed. I’m wasting a lot of time getting through the pain barrier before the software becomes useful.
Takeaway: I was supposed to learn life lessons by participation in “sportsball” at school. Looking back, everything I learned was wrong for the modern era. So you played sportsball because the school education systems tells you that its good for your education. Sportsball is generic term for whatever team sport you played at school – […]
Just in case you wondered why HPE doesn’t have an hyperconverged system, here is what Meg Whitman said this quarter investors call: Looking forward, you can expect this momentum and investment in innovation to continue. Later this month, we will announce a new market-changing hyper-converged offering based on our industry-leading ProLiant virtualization server. Our new […]
I almost missed this in the barrage of announcements form Cisco during its Partner Conference this week. Why didn’t they announce these strategies and products at the Cisco Live customer event last week in Berlin ? Is this a sign that Cisco resellers partners are getting rebellious ? It details some of Cisco’s favourite parts of […]