Do Cisco Certified Internet Engineers (CCIE) Get Special Privileges from Cisco ?

I’m regularly asked the question: What privileges or special access does Cisco give to people when they pass the CCIE™exam ?

Short answer: None. Nada. Nothing. Zip. Zero.

Read on for the “Longer Answer”

Low Level Design – Think about the next step

A while back Greg wrote a great article about the “Rules of Design Documentation” http://etherealmind.com/rules-design-documentation-etherealmind/ these are really valuable rules when it comes to writing a design document and in my opinion is particularly relevant to a Low Level Design AKA Detailed Design Document.   Ask yourself Before you can apply these rules of design you must […]

Show 23 – We Love the Love and Love Your Questions

Packet Pushers, who love the love, take all your questions and attempt to provide answers. Well, at least we talk about them. Or something.

Internets of Interest:16 Aug 10

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Packet Pushers – Show 9 – Bogon Poetry

Ethan and Dan form up the podcast this week with JT as guest and discuss varous topics.

Teach a man to fish – On Learning to Learn and Certification

Musing on “learning something” as opposed to “learning to learn something”. I believe this is a vital part of understanding certification.

Techtorial: BGP Redistribution with OSPF and Statics

Joe Astorino says : Today I would like to share with you all a few obscure specific details related to both BGP and redistribution. Having things like this down will be important to your success in the lab. I know that some of the details I will be discussing were surprises to me when I first learned them, so hopefully it will help you guys out!

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Packet Pushers Podcast – Show 4 – The Interview Process

This week Dan, Ethan and Greg cover some news and then put Marko Milivojevic through a “job interview” to deep dive the Interview Process.

How long does it take to become a CCIE from 0?

I donít have the answer but in this not so brief post I can show you how long it took me and tell you a little about my journey.

◎ Musing: On Permananent and Ephemeral Knowledge and Exam Study

Like many tech-workers, we need to ingest vast quantities of knowledge to get started in our jobs. Without that knowledge, there is no working in our business. What is unique, however, is that we continue to ingest knowledge for the remainder of our careers – often consuming large portions of our personal time and energy. Worse we even get tested on it by sitting formal examinations.

How can we manage this process to be more effective ?

Packet Pushers – Show 2 – Attack of the PacketPushers

This is the second podcast by the PacketPushers crew. We’re slightly more prepared this week, and had more of an idea what to expect. Hopefully that’ll be evident in the podcast!

Why the CCIE program is more useful than the certification itself.

The CCIE program isn’t just about knowledge, it’s also about technique and methods that help you continue learning all your life.

Internets of Interest:23 Mar 10

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Blessay: On CCIE Core Knowledge Waivers. The HP fallout continues. – UPDATED

I’m betting that the CCIE Core Knowledge Question waivers is because of HP. Oh, and making money.

Opinion: Observations on CCNP changes and new CCIE SP Ops

Some observations on what the changes to the CCNP and CCIE programs tell us about Cisco intentions for their certification programs.

Install GNS3 on Mac OSX Leopard

This post looks at installing GNS3 on Snow Leopard and has a number of screenshots and some tips on making it go well.

Internets of Interest: 18th Sep

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Cisco Credential Verification Report – checking certification status

I found this in Cisco’s Certification site today. Allows recruiter’s and employers to confirm your Cisco Certification status.

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Internets of Interest: 21st Aug

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