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The Packet Pushers Podcast Network offers continuous professional development for IT professionals. Keep up with networking, security, cloud, career, and more. We bring the IT community together--engineers, architects, vendors, developers, educators, etc. In this feed, listen to every conversation we record!

Episode Date
Datanauts 169: Understanding RESTful APIs For Infrastructure Engineers
1:01:49

RESTful APIs are the subject, Ethan Banks is the student, and Chris Wahl is the teacher in today's Datanaut's podcast. Chris and Ethan explore foundational concepts about RESTful APIs and how they work, examine the anatomy of an API conversation, and discuss why APIs are a key to automation.

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Jul 17, 2019
Full Stack Journey 033: Transitioning From Engineering To Product Management
39:13

Scott Lowe talks with Yasmin Rajabi about her move from an engineering role to product management, including why she made the transition, the technical skills that translated to her new role, what new things she had to learn, and more.

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Jul 16, 2019
Network Break 243: Zoom Changes Tone On Security Vulnerabilities; Cisco Spends $2.6 Billion For Acacia
41:24

Today's Network Break analyzes Zoom's change of course on security vulnerabilities, discusses the reasons behind Cisco's multibillion acquisition of Acacia, examines IBM's closing of its Red Hat purchase, and more tech news.

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Jul 15, 2019
Heavy Networking 459: Ignition Relaunch And Ethan’s New QoS Course
45:00

The Packet Pushers are relaunching our Ignition membership site with a premium-only model and a brand new course on practical QoS from Ethan Banks. On today's show we cover the details of the relaunch and share a sneak peek of the course.

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Jul 12, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 030: Overcoming The Big 3 Objections To IPv6 Adoption
52:10

Objections to IPv6 adoption tend to follow three tracks: we don't need it, we don't have budget, and we'll lose the security and multihoming benefits of NAT. On today's IPv6 Buzz podcast, Dr. David Holder explains why these objections don't hold water, and how to communicate with business and technical leaders to overcome them.

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Jul 11, 2019
Day Two Cloud 013: To Do Cloud Right, Leave Data Center Thinking Behind
39:33

Organizations don't have to be convinced to adopt the cloud these days. The conversation now is about how to do it right. Guest Dwayne Monroe joins the Day Two Cloud podcast to talk about how to change your thinking about cloud in terms of resource sizing, cost, staff training, service availability, app refactoring and much more.

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Jul 10, 2019
Network Neighborhood – Lab Every Day With Du’An Lightfoot
32:16

Du'An Lightfoot stops by the Network Neighborhood podcast to talk about #LabEveryDay, continuous learning, how his military experiences influenced his tech journey, how he's tackling automation, the role of community in tech, and more.

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Jul 09, 2019
Heavy Networking 458: SDN Federation – One Controller To Rule Them All?
1:10:07

You might have any number of software controllers in your infrastructure: one for wireless, one for SD-WAN, one in the data center, one for security, and so on. Would it be useful to federate these controllers? Can we expect the industry to produce a controller of controllers? Is this even a good idea? Today's Heavy Networking podcast ponders these questions with guest Rob Sherwood.

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Jul 09, 2019
Network Break 242: Cloudflare Burned By Firewall Update; Ex-Equifax Exec Goes To Jail
41:19

Today's Network Break examines the causes of Cloudflare's outage, analyzes Broadcom's motivation for buying Symantec, discusses why big tech companies are considering manufacturing locations outside of China, and more tech news.

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Jul 08, 2019
Heavy Networking 457: The Future Of Networking With Dave Temkin And Steve Chalmers
59:01

Today is a wide-ranging Future of Networking episode with a pair of special guests: Dave Temkin, VP of Networks at Netflix; and Steve Chalmers, a former Distinguished Architect at HP and an independent consultant.

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Jul 07, 2019
Datanauts 168: Why Design Process Matters For Data Centers And The Cloud
53:24

When you're tasked with a new infrastructure project on premises or in the cloud, a design process will significantly improve your chances of success. Guest Adam Post joins the Datanauts podcast to discuss a proper design process, examine frameworks for virtualized and cloud environments, and more.

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Jul 03, 2019
Network Break 241: Extreme Buys Aerohive; Sloppy BGP Plumbing Causes Route Leak
49:23

Extreme Networks spends approx. $227 million to buy Aerohive Networks to add a cloud-managed WLAN to its portfolio, a route leak resulted in cascading failures on June 24th, Oracle will retire Dyn managed DNS services, Mist Systems rolls out a new 11ax AP, and more tech news on today's Network Break podcast.

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Jul 01, 2019
Datanauts 167: Patch Now Or Later? The Delicate Art Of Vulnerability Management
53:45

Security expert Zoë Rose beams aboard the Datanauts podcast to discuss the intricacies of vulnerability management, including how to asses risks, when and what to patch, the importance of input from multiple stakeholders, compensating controls, and more.

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Jul 01, 2019
BiB 80: CloudGenix Cloudblades

Cloud Genix SDWAN launches a series of third party integrations aka "CloudBlades"

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Jul 01, 2019
BiB 079: Edgeworx Gives Kubernetes Edge Computing Awareness
5:05

Edgeworx has made Kubernetes smarter for edge computing. How? By allowing the K8s scheduler to make application placement decisions based on endpoint attributes important to edge computing environments. Like what? GPS coordinates and hardware capabilities, to name a couple.

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Jun 28, 2019
Heavy Networking 456: How To Choose A Higher Ed Program For An IT Career
1:01:00

Today's Heavy Networking explores how to select a higher-ed program for your computer science education, including the key elements of a CS degree, community college vs. 4-year institutions, measuring educational costs and returns, and more. Our guest is Aaron Francis, a systems engineer and instructor.

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Jun 28, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 029: You Just Got Your First IPv6 Addresses – Now What?
33:55

Your v6s are here--where do you want 'em? On today's IPv6 Buzz podcast, guest Tim Rooney dives into IPv6 address planning and management for IT teams that are just getting started.

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Jun 27, 2019
Day Two Cloud 012: Cloud Data Warehouse Migration – A Layer Cake Of Complexity
40:02

Data warehouses are complex beasts. If you want to migrate a warehouse to the cloud, there's a lot of layers to consider including encryption and security, automation, data sovereignty, right-sizing, which migration tools to use, and more. Today's Day Two Cloud podcast slices through the layers of complexity of data warehouse migration with guest Deepak Kaushik.

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Jun 27, 2019
Tech Bytes: Intent Engineering And Intelligent Networking With Gluware (Sponsored)
21:31

Gluware sponsors today's Tech Bytes episode. Greg Ferro and Gluware CEO Jeff Gray discuss network automation, how Gluware's software works, how it lets you solve immediate problems in your current environment while working toward intent, and more.

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Jun 24, 2019
Network Break 240: HPE ‘Cloudless’ Trolls Competitors; Riverbed Plugs SD-WAN Hole With Versa
1:03:35

HPE trolls the tech industry with a "cloudless" marketing campaign, Riverbed partners with Versa to bolster its SD-WAN portfolio, a startup dabbles in peer-to-peer networking and cryptocurrency, GE releases an unintentional parody video on the perils of IoT and more tech news on today's Network Break podcast.

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Jun 24, 2019
Tech Bytes: Network Automation In Multi-Vendor Environments With Anuta ATOM (Sponsored)
15:46

On today's Tech Bytes we talk with sponsor Anuta Networks about its ATOM network automation software. Guest Kiran Sirupa explains ATOM’s capabilities including low-code automation, network device configurations, compliance checks, telemetry collection, and more.

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Jun 19, 2019
Full Stack Journey 032: Lyra Vs. Terraform – Meet The New Kid In Cloud Native Infrastructure Provisioning
46:18

Lyra is the latest infrastructure-as-code project to tackle the provisioning of cloud resources. On today's Full Stack Journey, guest and Lyra contributor Eric Sorenson explains how Lyra works, how it competes with and complements Terraform, and what it does differently from other open-source options.

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Jun 18, 2019
Tech Bytes: Security Policy Orchestration And Automation With Tufin (Sponsored)
16:28

In this Tech Byte episode we delve into security policy orchestration and automation with sponsor Tufin. Tufin integrates with firewalls, next-gen firewalls, routers, switches and more to help you understand and automate controls and policies on premises and in the cloud.

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Jun 17, 2019
Network Break 239: Cisco Replaces The CCIE Route And Switch; Intel Goes Barefoot
1:02:38

On today's Network Break we cover Cisco's new certifications and its CCIE Routing and Switching replacement, analyze Intel's acquisition of Barefoot Networks, dive into new products from Arista, and more IT news.

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Jun 17, 2019
Heavy Networking 455: The Wonderful World Of Wireless – Beacons, Probes, SSIDs And More
51:00

The Packet Pushers' latest crash course podcast on wireless for wired engineers dives into beacons, roaming, SSIDs, the ugly reality of band steering, and more WLAN nerdery. Our guest is Chris Reed.

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Jun 14, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 028: Are Container Networks Ready For IPv6?
57:02

Shannon McFarland discusses IPv6 and container networking on today's IPv6 Buzz podcast episode. We look at the state of v6 support in containers and orchestration platforms, how v6 addressing works with containers, the role of service meshes, and much more.

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Jun 13, 2019
Day Two Cloud 011: Going All In On Serverless And DevOps
38:46

What's it like using serverless in production? We answer that question in this Day Two Cloud podcast with guest Robb Schiefer, who's running a live application on AWS Lambda for a healthcare company. We talk about why the organization adopted serverless, how they chose AWS, and how DevOps practices are key for ongoing operations.

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Jun 12, 2019
Network Break 238: Google Borks Itself; Apple Slices IoT Gadgets Into Security Zones
43:52

On today's Network Break we dive into Google's self-inflicted outage, examine Apple's new HomeKit partnerships and Sign In, discuss the IEEE's reversal on Huawei, and parse other IT and tech news bits.

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Jun 10, 2019
Heavy Networking 454: Analyzing Encrypted Traffic In The TLS 1.3 Era With ExtraHop (Sponsored)
45:41

Today's Heavy Networking examines packet analysis with sponsor ExtraHop. We drill into the company's marketing claims about deep analysis at line rate with Mike Ernst, VP of Sales Engineering. We also tackle how ExtraHop handles encrypted traffic, incuding TLS 1.3 and Perfect Forward Secrecy. Mike promises to keep his inner salesperson on mute for this conversation.

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Jun 07, 2019
Datanauts 166: Can You Hire ‘DevOps’?
1:06:52

Matt Stratton beams aboard the Datanauts starship to share his opinions and experiences with DevOps. Is DevOps a role you can hire for, or a culture you create? If it's the later, how do you get started, what are the impacts, and how do you iterate?

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Jun 05, 2019
Heavy Networking 453: BlueCat Networks Sinks DNS Claws Into Automation (Sponsored)
40:37

On today's Heavy Networking podcast we examine the role of DNS in infrastructure automation with sponsor BlueCat Networks. We look at how BlueCat hooks into third-party operational tools and get details on new integrations with Cisco DNA and ACI.

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Jun 04, 2019
Network Break 237: Standards Bodies About-Face On Huawei; Will China’s Military Dump Windows?
57:56

Today's Network Break podcast examines the latest twists in the Huawei vs. USA battle, speculates on China's threat to ban Windows from military computers, explores a new telemetry feature from Mellanox, discusses Google's moves to deprecate ad-blocking features in Chrome, and more tech news.

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Jun 03, 2019
Tech Bytes: Network And Performance Monitoring With NetBeez (Sponsored)
18:23

Tech Bytes welcomes sponsor NetBeez to talk network and performance monitoring from the end user perspective. CEO and cofounder Stefano Gridelli talks about how NetBeez works, the tests it performs, and what customers are doing with it.

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Jun 03, 2019
Heavy Networking 452: Using NetBox As A Source Of Networking Truth
1:02:04

Today's Heavy Networking opens NetBox, an open-source IPAM and DCIM project that can also be used to model your network and serve as a source of truth. Our guest is NetBox contributor John Anderson.

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May 31, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 027: Making The Leap To Enterprise IPv6
28:14

Today's IPv6 Buzz podcast discusses key approaches to getting IPv6 deployed in the enterprise. Guest Enno Rey talks about how to identify quick wins, being liberal and flexible as you deploy, and more. The IPv6 crew also talks about IPv6 security, and Enno shares highlights from his recent RIPE78 presentation.

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May 30, 2019
Day Two Cloud 010: The Role Of Egress Control In Cloud Security
43:34

Today's Day Two Cloud episode dives into egress control for cloud security. Guest David Redekop explains why outbound control is essential to protect cloud services, how to use DNS to restrict outbound connections, and the value of logging tools such as OSquery.

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May 29, 2019
Network Break 236: US Tech Firms Suspend Biz With Huawei; Mellanox Amps Up Ethernet Switches
38:17

Today's Network Break dives into the ongoing battle of U.S. vs. Huawei, discusses DNS research from RIPE 78, explores new switch capabilities and telemetry from Mellanox, and more tech news.

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May 27, 2019
Heavy Networking 451: Intelligent Network Automation And Intent Engineering With Gluware (Sponsored)
48:02

On today's Heavy Networking, recorded live at Gluware Intent 19, the Packet Pushers dive into network automation, learn about sponsor Gluware's capability to bring automation into brownfield environments and derive business intent from existing networks, and explore real-world use cases from customers Merck and Terracon.

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May 24, 2019
Datanauts 165: IT Roundtable – Chaos Engineering And More From Google Next 19
36:29

Today's Datanauts podcast was recorded live at Google Next 19. Greg Ferro, Packet Pushers cofounder, comandeers the Datanauts bridge for a roundtable conversation with three IT pros on a variety of topics, including chaos engineering, business intelligence, cloud migration, and more.

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May 23, 2019
Network Break 235: Microsoft Issues Patch For Wormable Vulnerability; Intel Pursued By ZombieLoad
1:02:33

Today's Network Break tackles a string of vulnerabilities from Microsoft, Cisco, and Intel. We also look at a new 400G switch from Arista, an IoT security announcement from Extreme, Cisco financial results, and more tech news.

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May 20, 2019