It is common wisdom that BGP is awesome because, you know, … something. It runs the Internet therefore it must good. It can be extended and that makes it good. Lots of vendors use it ….. Hang on. When you think about it there are no good, solid BGP implementation in open source. Quagga is […]
Today’s Networks are auto-configuring and self-orchestrating. When you connect a server to network device, the device will identity the MAC address of the server and update it’s database. The server can make a request to a DHCP server and self configure. A network can be intentionally designed so that multiple paths exist through the network. […]
I found this slide during some research. It was so “awesome” that I though it should be framed as a piece of bad art just to prove that there is an MPLS Standard or technology for every occasion. Which there should not be and this proves that most of the MPLS standards are just silly.
A little bit risqué but IRC Can Be Funny The Packet Pushers IRC channel is a wealth of knowledge, advice and humour: Click for full size
I’m doing some work for the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in the Computational Science team and they have this mounted on a board near the door where I work. I kept the chair in the image to give you a sense of the size of this thing Here is the printed sheet with the back […]