It seems to me that many people do not understand that the fonts used in your documents are specifically designed for printing or use on a computer. Many fonts that look great on a printed page look fuzzy and ill defined on a computer screen. The typefaces you normally read have been designed to be […]
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”
In the last couple of years, I find that I rarely use physical books to read something new. I recently started a new role that requires me to use a Windows 7 laptop and I’m finding it unreadable. Either there is something wrong with Windows or Apple have done something exceptional with screen displays.
In the article, “What Is the Definition of a Switch Fabric ?” on Switch Fabrics I looked at how a Crossbar switching fabric allow for concurrent circuit forwarding and how this is used to build a fabric. In most cases, frames would be received and forwarded from an input to an output, as show in […]
I went to my Cisco Press account today ….
Cisco Learning Network will announce their Cisco Learning Labs today, which offers a full remote lab of networking equipment targeted students in authorised Cisco training.
Cisco Press textbooks are available in PDF format from O’Reilly but don’t buy them from Cisco Press website because the Adobe DRM will cause you pain and problems.
I have been working on the edge of MPLS networks for several years and had a basic understating of DSCP QoS values that I was sending into the cloud and expecting them to pop onto the LAN at the other side the same. The QoS queues on the CE’s were already setup and I have had no reason to change then until recently for a new VOIP project; this and my studying for CCIE SP written has prompted me to understand DSCP in depth but also understand how this LAN QoS maps to MPLS QoS.
Collection of useful, relevant or inane places on the the Internets for 16 Aug 10: