Collection of useful, relevant or inane places on the the Internets for 8 Feb 10:
- The Making of an Expert – Harvard Business Review –
New research shows that outstanding performance is the product of years of deliberate practice and coaching, not of any innate talent or skill.
- Market trends in Service Provider networks – Internetworking Expert Hints –
The Market trends in Service Provider networks is a 3-hour presentation delivered over the Internet.
Ivan has a workshop scheduled in two days time. Ivan is one of the Networking greats having written many books, papers and presentations. If this is your thing, get over there and attend<a href="http://spmarkettrends-rest.eventbrite.com/">You can book here</a>
- Trill Status Pages –
Track the latest updates to the TRILL protocol on this web page.
Compare this to the secretive "pay to be a member" IEEE society and their hopelessly slow and inept progress on the Data Centre Bridging (DCB).
- Mactracker – Mactracker provides detailed information on every Apple Macintosh computer ever made, including items such as processor speed, memory, optical drives, graphic cards, supported Mac OS versions, and expansion options. Also included is information on Apple mice, keyboards, displays, printers, scanners, digital cameras, iPod, Apple TV, iPhone, Wi-Fi Cards/Base Stations, Newton, and Mac OS versions.
- Designing Secure Multi-Tenancy into Virtualized Data Centers [Data Center Designs: Network Virtualization] – Cisco Systems – Designing Secure Multi-Tenancy into Virtualized Data Centers
- Networking –
Windows Server 2008 Networking Tech Guide.
Microsoft doesn't think of Networking people quite the same way as anyone else. This page documents Microsoft's way of looking at things. It may be wrong, or slanted, or using different language but we still have to live with it.
It’s true, becoming an expert is less to do with talent and more to do with persistence and motivation. Thanks goodness, because I know I don’t have a whole lot of talent, I just persist with reading and learning.
Compulsory meditation for all mendicants.