Network Zen: All Feet Are Different

The Master started a session with the following story: “It’s always possible for a person who owns a pistol to shoot themselves in the foot. This is the worst possible outcome because the gun is meant to shoot something else. Missing the target is bad enough but shooting yourself is much worse. ” The Mendicant […]


Network ZEN: Do Not Tell Me About Yesterday, Tell Me About Tomorrow

The Mendicant was angry. Upset. Furious, even.

The Flow of the Network was rarely interrupted and the Mendicant was sure that his abilities and understanding of the flow was growing.

Network ZEN: The Same Problem can Seem Different

Network ZEN on the different solutions and different problems.

Network ZEN: The Cloud isn’t where you are going

The Mendicant was puzzled about the Master’s reluctance to use the Cloud. For was not the Cloud the very thing to make the Flow greater. Did not all goodness lie in channeling the Flow into the Cloud where control is increased and cost could be reduced ? The Master was certainly quick to point out faults in the Cloud.

Network ZEN – Frames or Packet

Network ZEN – Frames or Packet – The mendicant musings are misguided.

Network Zen – The Flow may only be seen when it is not present.

The Masters were chastened and agreed that the Network is the most important and fundamental part of the Strategy. For without the Network there are no applications, the servers have no purpose, desktops have nothing to do, and storage has nothing to store.

Network Zen – Standardisation and Failure

More on the Zen of Standardisation.


Network Zen – Standardisation

The Network Zen Student learns about Standardisation

Network ZEN – Storage traffic isn’t so Important

The Network Master on QoS and Storage Networking.

Network ZEN: The Most Important Technology in the Infrastructure

The Student mustered his courage and said ìMaster, the other Students are mocking the Network and boasting that theirís is the most important technologyî.

Network ZEN: Paperwork

Network Zen and doing the paperwork

Network ZEN: A Switch

Network ZEN for understanding your task.

Network ZEN: OSPF or EIGRP

Network Zen on choosing OSPF or EIGRP routing protocols

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