A Poster for your desk on building a “single pane of glass” network management system.
I started to think about what happened in 2014 and decide which events changed networking.
I wish my life was like this dashboard where I could turn all the knobs to ten but I can’t.
Network visibility is difficult design problem. After years of research and customer engagements, Ive been able to prove that network visibility can be reduced to two states. I present the results in this chart.
It is often said that there are only problems in the design of IP Routing protocols. Propagation – how routes are notified to all elements on the network. Expiration – how to detect and notify that routes are no longer valid. But most people quickly realise that silent third problem – recursion. […]
Being a Network Engineer is a hazardous and even dangerous profession yet the Health and Safety division doesn’t seem to care about the network damage and prevention.
It’s time for us to stand up and start our own ITIL-compliant safety campaign. I’ve prepared the following handy sign for you to print and place on your cubicle wall to remind you to be safe out there.
Because ITIL sucks the enjoyment out of working in technology by making pointless administrative work.
Keep Calm and Do Network Everywhere.
Some time ago, I was asked to work with a Cloud Provider to establish a budget for a potential project. I was unable to set a project budget because there was no way of capping the cost and meeting a budget. This is how the conversations with the sales representative went when discussing “How much […]
Because Cloud Computing wouldn’t kill just ONE kitten at a time.