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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!

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Network Break 271: Global Espionage Agita Kicks Up A Notch; Forescout Gets Bought For $1.9 Billion
1:03:01

Take a Network Break! Global espionage tensions ratchet up between the United States and China, the CIA is revealed to have owned a company that sold doctored cryptography systems to allies and adversaries, VMware adjusts its licensing, and more tech news. Guest analysts Keith Townsend and Ned Bellavance step in for a vacationing co-host.

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Feb 18, 2020
Tech Bytes: Engineering Firm Builds Better End-User Experience With SD-WAN (Sponsored)
18:07

On today's Tech Bytes we talk with J-U-B Engineering about how the company boosted employee productivity with an SD-WAN from Silver Peak. Silver Peak is our sponsor. Our guest is Tory Adams, Director of Information Technology at J-U-B Engineering.

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Feb 17, 2020
BiB 088: Mastering Python Networking Third Edition by Eric Chou
11:37

Eric Chou, author of Master Python Networking Third Edition, discusses what's new in this edition of the book. Quite a lot!

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Feb 14, 2020
Heavy Networking 502: Get Off My VLAN! Old Network Engineers On What New Engineers Should Know
57:04

As more abstractions and automation layers creep into the network, are network engineers losing their grasp on core fundamentals? Three grumpy old network engineers ponder this question, talk about how we got here, and what can be done about it. Our guests are Chris Young and Ivan Pepelnjak.

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Feb 14, 2020
BiB 087: NRE Labs Relaunches With New Automation Training Content
7:26

NRE Labs offers free automation training for network and infrastructure engineers. The site recently relaunched with new content, a new interface, and an easier way for the community to contribute lessons. Matt Oswalt, Tech Lead at NRE Labs, joins Briefings in Brief to tell us what's new.

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Feb 12, 2020
Day Two Cloud 035: Understanding Kubernetes Operators For Complex Applications
41:50

Kubernetes is being used in more and more complex application architectures. It today's episode, we talk about Kubernetes Operators, a way to automate and ensure that complex applications stay up and running. Our guest is Rob Szumski, Senior Manager, Product Management, Red Hat OpenShift.

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Feb 12, 2020
Tech Bytes: Solving SaaS Performance Problems With Riverbed (Sponsored)
17:42

How do you manage the performance of SaaS applications such as Office 365 when you don't own the applications or the networks they run across? On today's Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Riverbed, we discuss the SaaS challenges poised by hybrid networks, latency, and remote and mobile workers, and how Riverbed helps network engineers solve them.

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Feb 10, 2020
Network Break 270: Google Reports Cloud Revenues; HPE Acquires Cloud Security Startup Scytale
51:47

Take a Network Break! Google breaks out cloud revenue for the first time, Cisco tackles significant CDP vulnerabilities, HPE buys a cloud security startup, the Trump administration ponders an all-American 5G, and more tech news.

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Feb 10, 2020
Network Break FU Special Edition 001
32:35

It's an all-FU Network Break where we share follow-ups from listeners about our commentary and analysis. No news, no ads--just us responding to you responding to us.

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Feb 08, 2020
Heavy Networking 501: Automating Incident Response With NetBrain (Sponsored)
49:24

Today's Heavy Networking episode discusses automating your incident response. Our sponsor today is NetBrain, and we explore their product that deeply understands network topology to help you get to the bottom of a ticket without you having to query interfaces device by device while you troubleshoot.

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Feb 07, 2020
IPv6 Buzz 044: Building An IPv6 Lab
40:17

The best way to learn IPv6 is to get it into the lab and play with it. On today's IPv6 Buzz podcast, we share advice, learnings, and tips on building a lab and getting your hands dirty with this protocol.

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Feb 06, 2020
Day Two Cloud 034: Everything As Code – Including Documentation
49:58

One key idea for automation and cloud is "everything as code." That includes networking, infrastructure, and documentation. Yes, documentation. On today's Day Two Cloud episode we dive into how to get beyond using Microsoft Office as your infrastructure management strategy. Our guest is William Collins, a cloud architect at a large healthcare company.

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Feb 05, 2020
Tech Bytes: Forward Networks Lets You Query Your Network Like A Database (Sponsored)
14:56

On today's Tech Bytes episode, sponsor Forward Networks talks about how it creates a real-time data model of your network that you can query to verify intent, speed troubleshooting, and check configuration changes. We discuss Forward's Network Query Engine (NQE) and its latest feature, In-App NQE. Andi Voellmy, a member of the technical staff at Forward.

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Feb 03, 2020
Network Break 269: Apstra Enhances Intent-Based Data Center Capabilities; Cisco Brings Kubernetes To Hyperflex HCI
56:24

Today's Network Break reports on Apstra's latest software release for Intent-Based Networking, Cisco rolls out new products including Kubernetes on Hyperflex, VMware layoffs get social media attention, and the United Kingdom lays down the rules for Huawei gear in its telecom networks. We also review financial results for several big tech companies.

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Feb 03, 2020
Heavy Networking 500: The State Of SD-WAN In 2020 And Future Forecasts
1:10:40

Where will SD-WAN go in the coming years? Will it swallow up branch security? How about end point and mobile device management? Could it extend its reach from the branch to become the way you manage your campus network? The Packet Pushers examine those and other questions in today's Heavy Networking episode.

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Jan 31, 2020
Day Two Cloud 033: Cloud Governance – Bringing Order To Your Cloud Chaos
44:42

Your cloud is starting to look like the wild West. Accounts and subscriptions are created willy-nilly. Your devs have stitched together a networking nightmare. Nothing is named or tagged consistently. Today's Day Two Cloud episode explores how to bring some governance order to your chaos. Our guest is Steve Buchanan, Cloud Architect at Avanade. We discuss how to apply practical governance to the nebulous and ever-changing world of cloud.

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Jan 29, 2020
Tech Bytes: Conquering Hybrid Network Complexity With Riverbed (Sponsored)
18:00

Today's Tech Bytes podcast explores conquering hybrid network complexity and smoothing the transition from a legacy architecture to a modern network. Riverbed is our sponsor, we're joined by guests Marco Di Benedetto, SVP and CTO; and Brandon Carroll, Senior Tech Evangelist.

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Jan 27, 2020
Network Break 268: VMware Acquires Nyansa; Microsoft Plans To Hijack O365 Browser Search
53:22

Today's Network Break dives into VMware's Nyansa acquisition, the implications of 3G's expiration date, Microsoft's plans to insert Bing as the default search engine in Chrome browsers for an upcoming Office 365 release, financial results from Intel and IBM, and more.

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Jan 27, 2020
Heavy Networking 499: Introducing Cisco IOS XR7 (Sponsored)
44:35

Cisco IOS XR version 7 is the topic of Heavy Networking in this sponsored episode. We dig into what's new in this latest network OS release, the hardware platforms it runs on (including whitebox), key security features, and more. Our guests from Cisco are Bhavna Prasad, Product Manager; and Reda Haddad, Distinguished Engineer.

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Jan 24, 2020
IPv6 Buzz 043: Let’s Explore IPv6 Router Advertisements!
32:23

In this week's IPv6 Buzz episode, Ed and Tom talk in depth about IPv6 Router Advertisements (or RAs), what they are, what they do, and why they're critical to IPv6 operations.

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Jan 23, 2020
Day Two Cloud 032: The Foggy Path To Cloud Certification
46:27

Certifications are a tried and true way to boost skills and knowledge, burnish your resume, and create new opportunities. But when it comes to cloud, which certifications should you pursue? Can cloud cert programs keep up with technology churn and rapid rollout of new services? How should you study? What if you fail? We tackle all these questions and more with guest Mike Pfeiffer.

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Jan 22, 2020
Full Stack Journey 038: Exploring Kubernetes And The Contour Project With Steve Sloka
40:08

Today's Full Stack Journey episode explores Contour, an an Envoy-based Kubernetes Ingress controller. My guest is Steve Sloka. In addition to Contour, we also talk about Steve's journey into Docker, containers, and Kubernetes as a developer, and their impact on his career.

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Jan 21, 2020
Tech Bytes: Reviewing 2019’s Most Impactful Internet Outages With ThousandEyes (Sponsored)
15:45

Today’s Tech Bytes podcast looks back at some of 2019's impactful Internet outages, including Google Cloud, with sponsor ThousandEyes. We’ll discuss what happened in these outages, who was affected, and lessons learned. Our guest is Angelique Medina, Director of Product Marketing at ThousandEyes.

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Jan 20, 2020
Network Break 267: Equinix Buys Packet For Bare Metal; Google, Verizon Flirt With Privacy
48:28

Today's Network Break podcast analyzes Equinix's acquisition of Packet, privacy announcements from Google and Verizon, a US Senate proposal to spend a billion dollars on 5G, and more tech news.

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Jan 20, 2020
Heavy Networking 498: Creating A Single Source Of Truth For Network Automation
1:25:01

For network automation you need a single source of truth that’s programmatically accessible, reflects intended state, and enables others to stand up infrastructure correctly without you getting in the middle of every provisioning request. Tim Schreyack joins us today to discuss network automation approaches using Ansible and Python, and of course, a single source of truth.

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Jan 17, 2020
Day Two Cloud 031: Melding Network Automation With CI/CD Pipelines And Infrastructure As Code (Sponsored)
56:49

Today's Day Two Cloud episode explores network automation through the lenses of infrastructure as code and CI/CD pipelines. As network automation permeates organizations, does it make sense for network engineers to adopt more developer-like processes, methods, and tools? Can you successfully automate without them? Our guests for this conversation, sponsored by Cisco, are Carl Moberg, Senior Director of Product Management at Cisco; and Kristian Larsson, who has dual roles at Cisco and Deutsche Telekom.

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Jan 15, 2020
Network Break 266: Accenture Buys Symantec Security Services Biz; Cisco Reorganizes Around Intent-Based Networking
1:03:59

Today's Network Break analyzes an HPE/Cumulus Networks deal on Ethernet storage switches, yet another open-source network OS project from the Linux Foundation, Accenture's purchase of Symantec's security services biz from Broadcom, a Cisco reorganization of its enterprise networking businesses, and more tech and IT news.

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Jan 14, 2020
Tech Bytes: Cushman & Wakefield Taps Silver Peak SD-WAN For Cloud-First Goals (Sponsored)
19:46

On today's Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Silver Peak, we talk with Cushman & Wakefield about how the global real estate company is using SD-WAN to enable its cloud-first goals. Our guest is Chris Butcher, Platform Architect, Global Networks, Cloud and Perimeter Security at Cushman & Wakefield.

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Jan 13, 2020
Heavy Networking 497: Good Reasons To Start Your Tech Blog
1:02:42

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to blog more, or start a blog, this episode is for you. We discuss the benefits of technical blogging including raising your profile, improving your own understanding, contributing to the community, and creating new opportunities in your professional life. Our guests are John Mark Troyer and Stephen Foskett.

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Jan 10, 2020
IPv6 Buzz 042: Why Wireless Is A Smart Place To Start With IPv6
26:06

If you're looking for a way to bring IPv6 into your environment, the WLAN may be your best bet. Find out why in the latest episode of IPv6 Buzz with guest Jeffry Handal. Jeffry cut his teeth with an early v6 deployment on the wireless network of Louisiana State University (LSU). This WLAN serves 40,000 users and over 100,000 devices. He shares his experiences and talks about how vendor adoption of v6 had advanced since that deployment.

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Jan 09, 2020
Day Two Cloud 030: The Gnarly Challenges Of Edge Computing
27:04

On today's Day Two Cloud podcast, Rob Hirschfeld joins us to examine the challenges of working in edge environments. Many of those challenges include the infrastructure itself: how to provision, configure, and operate equipment in remote locations, how to ensure logical and physical security, and how to manage it all remotely.

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Jan 08, 2020
BiB086 – Space Networks, 5G and Autonomous Cars
6:36

Based on what we know about Space Networks like Starlink, I propose that next generation cars won't use 5G. Its doesn't make sense to deal with telcos.

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Jan 06, 2020
BiB085 – Data Driven Infrastructure – Is that a thing ?
13:53

Software Defined Infrastrcture has changed the way we operate networks but little impact on the process of design or decision making. Doing the same old thing better isn't enough, enter Data Driven Infrastructure.

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Jan 02, 2020
Day Two Cloud 029: Kubernetes Needs To Disappear
47:18

This is a special holiday episode of Day Two Cloud with guest Kelsey Hightower, a Kubernetes evangelist and contributor. We discuss the current state of Kubernetes and the future for this orchestration platform, including how it will address networking, should you get certified, and will Kubernetes eventually fade into the background as hidden infrastructure you don't have to think about so much.

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Dec 25, 2019
Network Break: The 2019 Wrap-Up Show
30:52

In our last episode of 2019, we cover several follow-ups and discuss news from Google and Cisco, and examine a new industry consortium to connect smart home devices. Have a happy holiday and a great new year and we'll see you in 2020.

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Dec 23, 2019
Heavy Networking 496: Packet Pushers 2019 Live Audience Q&A
1:34:59

The Packet Pushers hosted a livestream Q&A where a panel of commentators answered live audience questions. Topics covered include Cisco's new ASIC, whether multi-cloud will get its own hypervisor, a new Cisco certification path, and more.

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Dec 20, 2019
Day Two Cloud 028: Using Ansible And Cisco NSO To Automate Hybrid And Multi-Cloud (Sponsored)
56:18

Day Two Cloud explores how network engineers can delight their application counterparts by making network resources effortlessly consumable in hybrid and multi-cloud deployments using Cisco's Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) and Ansible. Our guests are Carl Moberg, Senior Director of Product Management at Cisco; and Peter Sprygata, Distinguished Engineer at Ansible by Red Hat. Cisco is our sponsor for today's episode.

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Dec 18, 2019
Full Stack Journey 037: The Influence Of Open Source In A Tech Career With Matt Broberg
44:25

Open source software has had a significant influence on the tech career of today's Full Stack Journey podcast guest, Matt Broberg. We discuss why open source has been so influential, the importance of community in IT, and topics such as how to stay technical when your role changes, and why business fundamentals should matter to technologists.

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Dec 17, 2019
Heavy Networking 495: Smart, Effective, Automated SecOps With Tufin (Sponsored)
43:44

The growing complexity of IT environments make it harder for SecOps teams to keep pace with developers, manage access to resources, and ensure that the right controls are in place and policies are met. Sponsor Tufin joins the Heavy Networking podcast to discuss how automation can boost SecOps effectiveness while tackling initiatives such as zero trust and network segmentation on premises and in the cloud.

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Dec 17, 2019
Tech Bytes: Fortinet Taps ASICs To Accelerate SD-WAN (Sponsored)
14:22

In today's Tech Bytes episode, sponsored by Fortinet, we talk about how the company differentiates itself from competitors, including its ability to inspect TLS 1.3, its use of custom ASICs, and more.

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Dec 16, 2019
Network Break 265: Cisco Chips At Broadcom With New ASIC; AWS Gives Networking Some Love
1:00:49

On today's Network Break we analyze Cisco's new ASIC platform and the 8000 router series, dig into a string of AWS announcements related to networking and security, and discuss new products from Cato Networks and Silver Peak.

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Dec 16, 2019
Heavy Networking 494: Hybrid Cloud Networking – All The Details
1:21:32

Today's Heavy Networking drills into routing complexities and options for hybrid cloud networking. Our guest is William Collins, lead cloud architect at a large healthcare company. He shares his experiences connecting resources on premises to public cloud services. We also discuss the importance of design and governance, and why your networking skills are absolutely critical when it comes to the cloud.

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Dec 13, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 041: IPv4 Address Exhaustion And You!
26:09

The Regional Internet Registry for Europe (RIPE) recently announced its supply of public IPv4 addresses was officially depleted.
In today's IPv6 Buzz podcast, we discuss what that means and why it's impactful for companies everywhere. We also discuss the history of IPv4 address exhaustion and why IPv6 is key to avoiding or mitigating the negative effects.

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Dec 12, 2019
Day Two Cloud 027: Do Enterprises Need Kubernetes?
44:43

As an IT practitioner, do you actually need to know more about Kubernetes? Does Kubernetes and its ecosystem materially matter to your organization? Is K8s just stepping stone to more advanced technologies? We tackle these questions on today's episode of Day Two Cloud with guests Keith Townsend and Justin Warren.

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Dec 12, 2019
Heavy Networking 493: Taming Service Provider Complexity In 5G Networks (Sponsored)
46:47

5G presents a new set of challenges for service provider networks. As networks become increasingly dynamic and distributed to deliver an ever-evolving set of services, providers have to contend with increased complexity. Juniper Networks joins the Packet Pushers to discuss how its automation capabilities and tools can help tame the complexity beast. Our guest is Amit Bhardwaj, Director of Product Management at Juniper Networks.

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Dec 10, 2019
Network Break 264: Broadcom’s New Tomahawk 4 Hits 25.6Tbps; Juniper Announces SD-LAN For EX Switches
1:05:40

Take a Network Break! Broadcom ships its fastest ASIC yet, the 15.6Tbps Tomahawk 4; Juniper Networks gets a new CTO, enables cloud control of its EX switches; and rolls out new CPE; Palo Alto Networks reports its latest quarterly financials, and we cover lots of listener follow-up.

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Dec 09, 2019
Tech Bytes: Vitec Group Transforms Its WAN With Silver Peak’s SD-WAN (Sponsored)
16:24

Vitec Group has transformed its global WAN with an SD-WAN rollout from Silver Peak. The company has boosted the performance of critical business applications, reduced backup latency by 70%, and decommissioned expensive MPLS circuits in favor of DIA. Find out how in this sponsored Tech Bytes podcast. Our guest is Ben Skinner, head of corporate networks and infrastructure at Vitec Group.

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Dec 09, 2019
Heavy Networking 492: Using Streaming Telemetry To Inform And Enhance Automation (Sponsored)
57:59

Streaming telemetry is an essential element in a network automation framework. On today's Heavy Networking, sponsor Juniper Networks joins the podcast to discuss how telemetry differs from traditional monitoring such as SNMP, how telemetry informs and enhances automation, and how to consume telemetry to make it actionable without overwhelming network operators (or your collectors). Our guest is Javier Antich from Juniper's Automation Software team.

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Dec 06, 2019
BiB084 – Public Clouds Are Proprietary and Dont Care About You
5:42

Apparently this is a controversial idea.

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Dec 06, 2019
Day Two Cloud 026: Build Cloud-Native Networks With Aviatrix (Sponsored)
48:02

Today on Day Two Cloud, we talk about multi-cloud networking with sponsor Aviatrix. Aviatrix has built a networking solution that’s multi-cloud capable and leverages cloud-native constructs wherever possible. And they do it in a way designed to make the life of IT engineers better. Our guests are Rod Stuhlmuller, VP Marketing; and Nauman Mustafa, VP Solutions Engineering.

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Dec 04, 2019
Heavy Networking 491: Real-Life Segment Routing & PCE
1:09:51

Heavy Networking revisits segment routing on today's episode. This time we look at segment routing as it's being use in an international science network. Our guest is Nick Buraglio. We discuss which flavor of segment routing in use, the problems the network was trying to solve and how segment routing addresses them, challenges of path computation, and more.

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Dec 03, 2019
Tech Bytes: Arista Targets Cloud-Native Networking With CloudEOS
19:10

On today's Tech Bytes episode, sponsor Arista Networks introduces us to CloudEOS, a cloud-native version of Arista's network operating system. CloudEOS is designed to provide a common operational experience from private clouds to public clouds and all the way down into your Kubernetes hosts. Our guest is Doug Gourlay, VP and GM, Cloud Networking Software, at Arista Networks.

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Dec 02, 2019
Network Break 263: The Holiday Analyst Party Episode
1:20:37

Today's Network Break is an Analyst Holiday Party. Instead of news coverage, we examine a few broad topics including whether Kubernetes has legs in the enterprise, the complexities of multi-cloud, the recent financial woes of legacy networking vendors, and more. Our party guests are Eric Hanselman, Chief Analyst at 451 Research; Brad Casemore, Research VP of Data Center Networks at IDC; and Keith Townsend, founder of The CTO Advisor.

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Dec 02, 2019
Heavy Networking 490: Lessons Learned From A Large SD-WAN Deployment
1:00:20

With more than 2,800 branch deployments in North America alone, our guest Snehal Patel is running one of the largest SD-WAN deployments on the globe. He stops by the Heavy Networking podcast to share his experiences, both good and bad, on deployment and operations, management, training, security, working with carriers, and more. Snehal is a global network architect for a brand-name retailer.

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Nov 29, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 040: What We’re Thankful For With IPv6
14:56

From the virtually limitless supply of IPv6 addressing to good vendor support to IPv6-only efforts and beyond, Ed, Scott, and Tom discuss what they’re most thankful for when it comes to IPv6 in this holiday episode of IPv6 Buzz.

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Nov 28, 2019
Day Two Cloud 025: The KubeCon 2019 Wrap-Up
33:19

KubeCon 2019 is a wrap. In today's Day Two Cloud podcast, Ethan Banks and Ned Bellavance share their impressions of the event and dive into why Kubernetes is so complex, what that means for enterprises considering Kubernetes, the role of community, and more.

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Nov 27, 2019
Heavy Networking 489: Is BBR Too Unfair An Algorithm For The Internet?
54:17

BBR is a congestion control algorithm (CCA) that's growing in use on the Internet. However, a design element in BBR starves competing CCAs for bandwidth on shared links, allowing BBR to consume more than its fair share. On today's Heavy Networking we speak with researchers at Carnegie Mellon University who have measured BBR's unfairness. We discuss the research, learn how BBR differs from legacy algorithms such as Cubic and Reno, and explore impacts to the Internet. Our guests are Ranysha Ware, Ph.D. student; and Justine Sherry, Associate Professor of Computer Science.

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Nov 27, 2019
Full Stack Journey 036: Starting Your IT Career With Kori Younger
41:48

Today's Full Stack Journey goes back to the beginning with an IT pro just getting started in her career. Kori Younger is a recent college graduate planning on a career in IT. She and Scott talk about how she's prepared for this career, college vs. certifications, the role of dinner-table conversations and their influence on career choice, diversity and inclusion, and more.

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Nov 26, 2019
Tech Bytes: SolarWinds’ APM Tools Work Together To Help IT Solve Application Problems (Sponsored)
18:00

SolarWinds stops by the Tech Bytes podcast to talk about its Application Performance Management suite, which includes Web app and user experience monitoring, log management and analysis, and app infrastructure monitoring. We look at how they work together to help IT teams get to the bottom of application issues. Our guest is Denny LeCompte, senior vice president and general manager of application management at SolarWinds.

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Nov 25, 2019
BIB 084 Keysight Ixia Visibility and Testing
7:21

Keysight took a different approach to this Tech Field Day briefing and spent a lot of time talking about the current state of networking threats and the events that you are protecting against. If you aren’t aware from what your network security is doing, its an good presentation for that.     Keysight has many […]

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Nov 25, 2019
Network Break 262: Extreme Announces Fabric Automation And New Switches; Google Rolls Out Smarter Cloud Networking
1:04:20

Today's Network Break episode discusses new data center software and switches from Extreme, new networking cloud tools from Google, Microsoft's support for DoH, an internal re-organization at Cisco and more tech news.

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Nov 25, 2019
BiB083 – Forescout – Visibility For Segmentation
6:50

I'm talking about Forescout after receiving a briefing during Tech Field Day 20.

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Nov 22, 2019
Heavy Networking 488: Using Genetic Algorithms To Avoid Internet Censorship
1:10:23

Today's Heavy Networking dives into a research project, Geneva, that uses genetic algorithms to evade Internet censorship. The project was developed at the University of Maryland. We drill into how it works with guests Dr. David Levin and graduate student Kevin Bock from the University of Maryland.

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Nov 22, 2019
Network Neighborhood 04: We The Sales Engineers With Ramzi Marjaba
50:53

In this episode of Network Neighborhood, we welcome Ramzi Marjaba, Hybrid Senior Sales Engineer at Ixia Solutions Group at Keysight Technologies. Ramzi is also the creative power behind WeTheSalesEngineers.com, a career-oriented resource site for sales engineers featuring a blog, a podcast, and more.

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Nov 21, 2019
Day Two Cloud 024: Why IT Operations Needs A Cloud Strategy And How To Form One
44:00

You need a cloud strategy so you can tackle complex issues such as access and identity management, security and compliance, and networking. Ed Horley sits in on the Day Two Cloud podcast to share sensible advice on how to build a workable strategy that incorporates high-level business goals with more nitty-gritty operational requirements.

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Nov 20, 2019
Heavy Networking 487: Fortinet And The Secure SD-WAN (Sponsored)
43:06

Fortinet sponsors today's Heavy Networking podcast. You probably know Fortinet as a firewall company, but today's conversation focuses on Fortinet's secure SD-WAN capabilities. Fortinet guests Nirav Shah, senior director of products and solutions; and Alex Samonte, director of technical architecture come on the podcast to talk about key SD-WAN features, how SD-WAN is evolving, the role of SD-WAN in cloud access, and more.

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Nov 19, 2019
Network Break 261: Juniper EX Switches Get Misty; Cisco’s Tough Day On Wall Street
1:01:39

Time for a break! Enjoy a virtual donut as we analyze the latest tech news, including a new wired automation service from Juniper, Docker's divestment of its enterprise biz, a new SD-WAN entrant from Untangle, the rollout of a commercial version of AT&T's open network OS, and more!

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Nov 19, 2019
Tech Bytes: The Whys And How Of Decrypting Internal Traffic With ExtraHop (Sponsored)
14:35

ExtraHop is our sponsor for today's sponsored Tech Bytes conversation on traffic decryption. Packet data is a source of truth, and it's vital for security and operations teams to have that truth to find threats and get essential visibility into security and performance. We explore how ExtraHop's Reveal(x) NDR platform uses a variety of decryption techniques to bring visibility to encrypted data center traffic.

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Nov 18, 2019
Heavy Networking 486: Measuring Global Performance Of The Big 5 Cloud Providers (Sponsored)
52:38

Sponsor ThousandEyes comes on Heavy Networking to review their research on the global cloud performance of AWS, Azure, GCP, AliCloud, and IBM. Their data measures and compares public clouds from a networking perspective, helping us figure out optimal placement of workloads and connectivity. Our guests from ThousandEyes are Archana Kesavan, Director, Product Marketing; and Angelique Medina, Director, Product Marketing.

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Nov 15, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 039: Bringing IPv6 Into Enterprise Wireless
31:48

This week's IPv6 Buzz discusses getting IPv6 into enterprise wireless environments. We discuss what proper vendor support for v6 looks like, evaluate the impact of a lack of DHCPv6 support in Android, why running dual stack is more work than a clean cutover, and more. Our guest is Joe Neville, a technical consultant at HPE Aruba.

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Nov 14, 2019
Day Two Cloud 023: Optimizing Multi-Cloud Connectivity With VeloCloud (Sponsored)
44:12

As more workloads get spread across private and public clouds, how do you operationalize and optimize connectivity, traffic design, and more? Can you stitch together services that reside in different clouds? What about the edge? On today's Day Two Cloud, sponsor VeloCloud, a VMware company, brings some answers. Our guest is Marco Murgia, Senior Director of Product Engineering.

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Nov 13, 2019
Heavy Networking 485: Understanding Edge Exchanges
1:04:52

Guest Alex Marcham returns to Heavy Networking to explore edge exchanges. Like Internet exchanges, the goal of an edge exchange is to provide direct interconnection and traffic exchange between provider networks, but edge exchanges move that infrastructure closer to end users. Alex walks us through how these exchanges work.

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Nov 12, 2019
Tech Bytes: Enabling Agility And Security With Tufin Policy Automation (Sponsored)
15:58

On today's Tech Bytes, our sponsor is Tufin, and we’re going to dig into the concept of agility in the enterprise, particularly as organizations adopt cloud services and container-based applications. Our guest is Aleck Brailsford, Director of Sales Engineering for the Americas at Tufin.

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Nov 12, 2019
Network Break 260: Pica8 Launches Campus Automation Framework; VMware Adds IPS To NSX
1:01:15

Brad Casemore from IDC joins Network Break as a guest commentator, and we've got a ton to talk about, including a new campus automation framework from Pica8, new IPS capabilities in VMware's NSX, the release of a limited beta for VMware's Kubernetes wrangler Tanzu Mission Control, an Infoblox acquisition, and more FU than you can shake a virtual donut at.

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Nov 12, 2019
Heavy Networking 484: Cloud And SD-WAN Are New Opportunities To Rethink Your Network (Sponsored)
41:48

Today on Heavy Networking, sponsor Open Systems comes on the podcast to discuss the new opportunities--and challenges--for networking in a time when more applications and services are running in the cloud. We explore how cloud services affect WAN design, how organizations can use SD-WAN to enhance networking and security, and much more. Our guest is Silvan Tschopp, head of solutions architecture at Open Systems.

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Nov 08, 2019
Day Two Cloud 022: Day Two Cloud Scales Out And Up!
37:29

The Day Two Cloud podcast is getting a new co-host, Ethan Banks; and becoming a weekly show! Now you can get deep dives on cloud and infrastructure topics including Kubernetes, cloud security, design and deployment, and more every week.

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Nov 06, 2019
Heavy Networking 483: SD-WAN Incompetence, Myths, And Fallacies
1:08:25

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) are trying to sell SD-WAN services by convincing you that you don't have the staff, training, or competence to operate an SD-WAN. On today's Heavy Networking, Greg Ferro and Ethan Banks pick this argument apart to see if there's anything to it.

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Nov 05, 2019
Tech Bytes: Monitoring 100Gbps Circuits With AppNeta (Sponsored)
15:20

Today's Tech Bytes podcast explores active and passive monitoring techniques employed by sponsor AppNeta to monitor performance and end user experience on 100Gbps links. Our guests are Adam Edwards, Chief Customer Officer; and Mike Hustler, VP of Engineering at AppNeta.

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Nov 04, 2019
Network Break 259: Fortinet Buys Endpoint Security Company; Arista Shares Squashed By Cloud Titan
45:21

The latest Network Break covers Fortinet's acquisition of endpoint security company EnSilo, digs into Gigamon's new network detection and response product, covers Extreme Networks' launch of ExtremeCloud IQ, reports on the latest tech financial results, and more.

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Nov 04, 2019
Heavy Networking 482: Test Your Limits With The TRex OSS Traffic Generator
1:13:25

TRex is an open source traffic generator, and the project is backed by Cisco. On today's Heavy Networking, TRex's lead developer Hanoch Haim joins us to dive into details on the software. Haim is also a Principal Engineer at Cisco.

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Nov 01, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 038: IPv6 In The Federal Government
31:07

Today's episode explores how the US federal government views IPv6 adoption. We also explore the use of IPv6 by the U.S. Department of Defense, including innovations, and how the DoD's use affects its work with civilian entities. Our guest is Jeremy Duncan, founder and leading partner of the consultancy Tachyon Dynamics.

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Oct 31, 2019
Day Two Cloud 021: Nice Design; We Need To Change It – The Reality Of Building A Cloud Service
42:22

How does technical implementation and user feedback shape a cloud-based solution? When is it time to make a significant change in your design? And how do you know you’re headed in the right direction? This Day Two Cloud podcast episode tackles these questions with guest Michael Fraser, co-founder and CEO of Refactr.

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Oct 30, 2019
Full Stack Journey 035: Testing And Validation For Infrastructure As Code
41:50

Today's episode of Full Stack Journey focuses on the benefits of testing and validation for Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC). We discuss types of testing, available tools, and why IaC has value even for smaller shops. My guest is Gareth Rushgrove.

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Oct 29, 2019
Network Break 258: Aruba Stacks Up New Switches; SpaceX Promises Satellite Broadband In 2020
49:54

Today's Network Break examines new campus and data center switches from Aruba, looks at new SD-WAN gear from Riverbed, discusses Teridion PoPs in China for SD-WAN, explores financial results from Juniper and AWS, and much more. Guest Ed Horley joins as guest commentator.

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Oct 28, 2019
Heavy Networking 481: Enhancing Cloud Security With Network Detection And Response From ExtraHop (Sponsored)
48:30

ExtraHop is our sponsor for today's Heavy Networking podcast. We dive into Network Detection and Response (NDR) with CTO and co-founder Jesse Rothstein. We explore how to enhance your security posture with NDR, how to use it in the cloud, ExtraHop's ability to take advantage of native cloud traffic mirroring, how ExtraHop deals with encrypted traffic, and more.

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Oct 25, 2019
Datanauts 173: Goodnight, Datanauts
19:13

Today is the final episode of the Datanauts podcast. Thanks to all the listeners who joined us on this starship journey through IT infrastructure.

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Oct 23, 2019
Heavy Networking 480: WTF Is Digital Transformation?
1:05:01

Today's Heavy Networking tries to leak some of the hot air out of the term "digital transformation" to see what this term really means for IT and the business, and what the impact of transformation might be on engineers responsible for such initiatives. Our guests are Paul Beyer, Infrastructure Architect; Tobias Metz, Consultant Network Engineering & Training Coordinator; and Emma Cardinal-Richards, Senior Network Architect.

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Oct 22, 2019
Tech Bytes: How ExtraHop Leverages Cloud-Native Traffic Mirroring For Security (Sponsored)
17:35

Today’s Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by ExtraHop, explores how you can get visibility into cloud networking for security and performance by leveraging native traffic mirroring capabilities in AWS and Azure. We'll also look at how ExtraHop's Reveal(x) Cloud product uses cloud traffic for network detection and response. Our guest is Our guest is Matt Cauthorn, VP of CyberSecurity Engineering at ExtraHop.

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Oct 21, 2019
Network Break 257: Cumulus Networks Heads To Campus; Stealthy Pensando Emerges To Target Edge Computing
59:27

On today's Network Break we examine Cumulus's move into campus networking, Thoma Bravo's multi-billion-dollar bid for Sophos, and the limited debut of 5G in the UK. We also try to parse a buzzword-laded press release announcing stealthy startup Pensando Systems, discuss the EU's interim measures against Broadcom for anti-competitive behavior, and more tech news.

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Oct 21, 2019
Heavy Networking 479: Scaling Up Your DDoS Protection With Juniper Networks And Corero (Sponsored)
41:42

On today's sponsored Heavy Networking, we talk with Juniper Networks and Corero about how they've partnered on a unique solution to thwart DDoS attacks at the network edge using Juniper's MX routers and Corero's SmartWall Threat Defense Director (TDD). The solution can be used by service providers, enterprises, and in the cloud. Our guests are Ashley Stephenson, CEO of Corero; and Mark Denny, Product Manager, Senior Staff at Juniper Networks.

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Oct 18, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 037: Understanding And Working With IPv6 Special Addresses
33:10

Today's IPv6 Buzz dives into IPv6 special addresses--what they are, how they're used in production, potential issues, and more.

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Oct 17, 2019
Day Two Cloud 020: Design Tips For Cloud Networking Success
46:51

VPCs. Vnets. DirectConnect. Kubernetes. Calico. Public clouds. Hybrid clouds. Networking is no small feat when it comes to the cloud. How does an organization keep their cloud networks from turning into a flying spaghetti monster? Day Two Cloud tackles this critical question with guest Andrew Wertkin, Chief Strategy Officer at BlueCat Networks. We discuss design tips, the critical role of DNS, monitoring and troubleshooting options, and more.

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Oct 16, 2019
Tech Bytes: Implementing Sensible Network Segmentation With Tufin (Sponsored)
14:42

Today's Tech Bytes podcast looks at how to implement sensible network segmentation to ensure compliance with security policies and accelerate business agility. Tufin is our sponsor, and we speak with guest Sagi Bar-Zvi, Strategic Pre-Sales Manager at Tufin.

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Oct 15, 2019
Heavy Networking 478: Leveraging LTE For SD-WAN With Cradlepoint (Sponsored)
49:42

Today's Heavy Networking show is sponsored by Cradlepoint, which provides wireless WAN networking. Our guest Marc Bresniker, VP of Product Management, joins us to discuss using LTE for WAN connections including IoT, and to explore the benefits of using Cradlepoint's LTE solutions as part of your SD-WAN strategy.

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Oct 15, 2019
Network Break 256: Startup Forward Networks Nabs $35 Million; Vodafone Dials OpenRAN For Incumbent Alternatives
57:41

Today's Network Break podcast is chock full of inspirational cynicism. We cover fresh funding for Forward Networks, Vodafone trialing OpenRAN gear, SUSE closing the door on OpenStack, Extreme Networks shifting StackStorm to the Linux Foundation, and more tech news.

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Oct 15, 2019
Heavy Networking 477: Segment Routing Boot Camp With Juniper Networks (Sponsored)
57:41

Today on Heavy Networking we go deep on segment routing, a way to encode into a packet the path it should take through the network. Guest Ron Bonica, Distinguished Engineer at Juniper Networks, offers a detailed look at how segment routing works; discusses use cases; explores the differences among SR-MPLS, SRv6, and SRv6+; and more. Juniper is our sponsor for today's show.

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Oct 11, 2019
Heavy Networking 476: Running ACI And NSX In The Same Data Center
1:05:43

On today's Heavy Networking our guest walks us through a project that brought both ACI and NSX into the same data center at a very large company. We discuss the drivers for ACI in the underlay and NSX in the overlay, the learning curves on each product, challenges and successes, and more. Our guest is Derek Wilson, a Principal Network Consultant.

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Oct 08, 2019
Tech Bytes: MidSouth Bank Invests In Network Performance, Visibility With Silver Peak SD-WAN (Sponsored)
16:16

On today's sponsored Tech Bytes episode we talk with MidSouth Bank CIO Daniel Hereford about how he's using SD-WAN from Silver Peak to support the bank's transformation to a hybrid cloud model, while also improving network visibility and performance for mission-critical applications.

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Oct 07, 2019
Network Break 255: Adtran Gets Into SD-WAN; Google Preps Chrome To Block HTTP Mixed With HTTPS
56:33

Today's Network Break analyzes Adtran's entry into the SD-WAN market, a new IBN product from Lumina Networks, the latest software upgrade from NTOP, Google's timeline for blocking HTTP elements in HTTPS sessions in Chrome, plus a couple of detailed follow-ups, and a Tech Bytes show.

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Oct 07, 2019
Heavy Networking 475: Anticipating 5G’s Impact On Enterprise Wi-Fi
59:43

On today's Heavy Networking podcast, Greg and Ethan engage in a thought experiment: Will 5G and private LTE allow enterprises to get rid of their own wireless networks and shift much of that responsibility on telcos and just let them do it? They explore this idea from the telco and enterprise perspectives.

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Oct 04, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 036: IPv4 Special Addresses And IPv6 Adoption
24:40

In this IPv6 Buzz episode we discuss IPv4 special address ranges, the reasons behind efforts to make them globally routable, and what impact this is likely to have on IPv6 adoption.

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Oct 03, 2019
Day Two Cloud 019: Building Your First CI/CD Pipeline
41:25

CI/CD. You’ve got a vague notion of what it might be. Then you're asked to help the dev team put together an automated delivery process for a cloud app. How you do get from CI/CD as a concept to making it a reality? That's the subject of today's Day Two Cloud podcast with guest Nathaniel Avery.

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Oct 02, 2019
Network Break 254: Amazon Develops Wireless Gadget Protocol; Mellanox Gear Harmonizes With SONiC
1:02:10

Network Break feasts on a variety of tech news including a new wireless protocol proposed by Amazon, Mellanox support for the SONiC NOS, Palo Alto Networks saying it will build an SD-WAN offering, a dip in cloud infrastructure spending, and more.

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Oct 01, 2019
BiB082 – LPWANs, Amazon Sidewalk and Apple U1 Wideband
7:24

Last week we saw LPWAN announcements from Amazon and Apple, lets consider what that means.

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Oct 01, 2019
Tech Bytes: The Value Of Software Quality With Arista Networks (Sponsored)
16:48

Software is essential to networking and on today's Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Arista, we examine how software quality affects operations, upgrades, security and more. Our guest is Doug Gourlay, VP and General Manager of Cloud Networking at Arista.

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Sep 30, 2019
Heavy Networking 474: Find Breaches With Continuous Monitoring From Open Systems (Sponsored)
40:01

On today's Heavy Networking, sponsor Open Systems joins us to talk about its continuous security monitoring capabilities that help customers find breaches quickly. Our guest is Dave Martin, Senior Director for Product Management of Threat Response at Open Systems.

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Sep 27, 2019
Network Neighborhood: Corporate Communications And The IT Community With Dana Iskoldski
55:56

On today's Network Neighborhood we talk with Dana Iskoldski, Corporate Communications Manager at BlueCat Networks. We discuss the role of corporate comms in tech, how the position straddles marketing and community engagement, and how Dana grapples with the natural skepticism of engineers.

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Sep 25, 2019
Full Stack Journey 034: Choosing Your Own Adventure
44:59

If you've ever thought about working for yourself, catch this episode of the Full Stack Journey. Guest Ned Bellavance discusses his decision to leave a job as an IT consultant to become an independent content creator of tech training material. Ned shares real-world insights into his experience along with practical takeaways.

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Sep 24, 2019
Heavy Networking 473: Synthetic Transactions, SD-WAN Readiness, And Internet Outage Autopsies With ThousandEyes (Sponsored)
45:48

ThousandEyes sponsors today's Heavy Networking for a wide-ranging episode that explores a new synthetic transaction monitoring feature, discusses why performance monitoring is essential to prepare for SD-WAN rollouts, and walks through postmortems on 2019's biggest Internet outages. Guests Alex Henthorn-Iwane and Angelique Medina join us.

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Sep 24, 2019
Network Break 253: Arista CloudVision Ingests Configs From Third-Party Gear; Cisco Adds Azure To Cloud ACI
40:39

Today's Network Break discusses upgrades to Arista's CloudVision management software, a new ACI partnership between Cisco and Microsoft Azure, a Google pledge to invest in new European data centers, Amazon's pledge to be carbon-neutral by 2040, and more tech news.

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Sep 23, 2019
Heavy Networking 472: Grappling With Wireless QoS
53:37

If you are deploying an enterprise QoS scheme, wireless QoS matters to you. On today's episode, we go through the basics of wireless QoS, covering some of the standards, terminology, and thinking required to get your head around how we can prioritize packets over a shared medium. Our guest is Ryan Adzima.

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Sep 20, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 035: Selling Your IPv4 Addresses For Fun And Profit
42:08

Your IPv4 addresses are a financial asset because the market for v4 address space is rising. The question is, for how long? Guest Lee Howard joins the IPv6 Buzz podcast crew to discuss the financial implications of selling IPv4 addresses. They also discuss the performance and operational benefits of moving to IPv6.

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Sep 19, 2019
Day Two Cloud 018: “I’m Not As Terrified As I Was” – Making The Transition To Cloud And DevOps
35:23

Today's Day Two Cloud podcast explores the struggle of transitioning from traditional infrastructure ops to the public cloud using DevOps principles and new tools. My guest is Aaron Strong, a cloud architect. We talk about how to skill up quickly, where to start, when and where to ask for help, and more.

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Sep 18, 2019
Network Break 252: Big Tech Backlash Hits Google; Activist Investor Tells AT&T To Slash And Burn
1:01:59

On today's Network Break podcast, Google is the latest tech giant to face a tech backlash as U.S. Attorneys General launch an antitrust investigation, AT&T comes under fire from an activist investor, Microsoft partners with satellite broadband providers on ExpressRoute, Gigamon rolls out new software, and more tech news.

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Sep 16, 2019
Tech Bytes: Oracle And The Failsafe SD-WAN (Sponsored)
14:55

Today's Tech Bytes dives into failsafe SD-WAN with sponsor Oracle. We discuss how Oracle provides Quality of Experience through techniques such as continuous unidirectional measurement and sub-second response to network events. Our guest is Andy Gottlieb, VP, SD-WAN Solutions at Oracle.

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Sep 16, 2019
Heavy Networking 471: Routing-Centric Transformation With Arrcus’s ArcOS (Sponsored)
41:11

Today's Heavy Networking welcomes back sponsor Arrcus to discuss the latest advancements in its ArcOS NOS, including support for Jericho2 ASICs, the new ArcIQ Analytics platform, and the vote of confidence from investors in the form of a $30 million funding round. Our guests are Keyur Patel, CTO and founder; and Murali Gandluru, VP of Product Management.

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Sep 13, 2019
Heavy Networking 470: Why Does Networking Evolve So Slowly?
1:06:17

Packet Pushers host Greg Ferro found slides from a presentation he gave in 1999, and many of the points he raised are still relevant 20 years on. Why does networking take so long to change? The Packet Pushers and guests Jeremy Filliben, a CCDE trainer; and Emma Cardinal-Richards, a senior network architect; share their insights and opinions.

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Sep 11, 2019
Heavy Networking 469: Actionable QoS Monitoring
1:16:42

QoS is hard to monitor. How do you know you’ve gotten it right? If it’s not working the way you want, how can you tell? To help us form a network design strategy to cope with these QoS gotchas is Peter Welcher, a network architect at NetCraftsmen.

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Sep 10, 2019
Network Break 251: AWS Outage Is A Backup Reminder; What’s New At FutureNET?
55:25

Today's Network Break podcast delves into an AWS outage, tracks a slump in server sales, examines acquisitions by Commvault and Microsoft, and shares highlights from VMworld's FutureNET program. Guest Ed Horley stops by to share commentary and insights.

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Sep 09, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 034: Why AWS Embraces IPv6
31:13

AWS regards IPv6 as a key mechanism to enable customer agility, and to meet rising demands from new applications and devices, particularly IoT. In this episode, Scott and Tom interview Alan Halachmi, Senior Manager of Solutions Architecture at AWS. They discuss current and planned IPv6 support in AWS services, the cloud provider's challenges in deploying the protocol, and advice for cloud users on adopting IPv6.

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Sep 05, 2019
Datanauts 172: Getting Automation In Tune With Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) – Sponsored
1:07:48

Set phasers to automate! The Datanauts delve into Cisco's Network Services Orchestrator (NSO) on today's sponsored episode. We explore how NSO works, examine its architecture and configuration workflows, discuss use cases and more with guest Carl Moberg.

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Sep 04, 2019
Day Two Cloud 017: Grappling With Multi-Cloud’s Operational Implications
49:29

More and more organizations are adopting “multi-cloud" strategies. Some do it as a hedge against cloud system failures, others as a competitive cudgel. Day Two Cloud looks at the business, technical, and process implications with guest Alex Neihaus, a cloud infrastructure architect.

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Sep 04, 2019
Tech Bytes: Applying Cloud Principles To Networking With Big Switch Networks (Sponsored)
16:01

Today's sponsored Tech Bytes explores how Big Switch Networks applies cloud design principles to data center and cloud networks. Network engineers can provide a developer-friendly environment while still enforcing policy, enabling security controls, and getting visibility into the network. Our guest is Big Switch CTO Paul Unbehagen.

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Sep 03, 2019
Network Break 250: VMware Embraces Kubernetes; Dell Partners With VMware On Datacenters, SD-WAN
1:07:38

It's a heaping helping of Network Break as we try to parse all the Kubernetes pronouncements coming out of VMworld 2019, including Project Pacific and Tanzu Mission Control. Plus we cover new tech and new partnerships between Dell EMC and VMware, new products from Apstra and Mellanox, and HPE's latest financials.

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Sep 03, 2019
Heavy Networking 468: Making The Business Case For SD-WAN
42:25

Building a business case for SD-WAN involves more than just anticipating savings by moving from private circuits to business broadband connections. On today's Heavy Networking, we look at how to tie SD-WAN capabilities to business benefits, what to consider when developing a business case, how measure ROI, and more with guest Jason Gintert.

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Aug 30, 2019
Tech Bytes: Big Switch Brings Visibility, Control To Cloud Networking (Sponsored)
15:02

On today's sponsored Tech Bytes episode, Big Switch Networks discusses its latest products for hybrid and multi-cloud networking, including a new controller for AWS VPCs and more. Our guest is Paul Unbehagen, CTO at Big Switch.

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Aug 26, 2019
Network Break 249: VMware’s Buying Spree; Big Switch Doubles Down On Cloud Networking
53:16

Today's Network Break explores why VMware spent billions on Carbon Black, looks at new cloud networking products from Big Switch Networks, discusses why Google stopped sharing Android data with mobile carriers, and gawks at VMware's jaw-dropping tax break.

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Aug 26, 2019
Heavy Networking 467: The Journey To SDN
1:10:27

On today's Heavy Networking we look at one organization's journey to SDN, including pitfalls, triumphs, and lessons learned. Guest Sal Rannazzisi, principal network architect at a global pharmaceuticals company, shares details on dealing with vendors, finding and training engineers, developing internal processes, and more.

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Aug 23, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 033: ARIN’s Role In IPv6 Address Allocation
32:01

ARIN is the official network numbers register for IPv4 and IPv6 addresses, as well as ASNs, for North America. The IPv6 Buzz crew talk with Mark Kosters, ARIN's CTO, about its role in providing IPv6 address resources, policy, and advocacy.

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Aug 22, 2019
Day Two Cloud 016: Checking Up On Azure Kubernetes Service
43:48

On today's Day Two Cloud podcast, host Ned Bellavance checks in on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), which launched to the public in June of 2018. Ned and guest Justin Luk discuss why Microsoft rolled out AKS when it already had existing container services, business drivers for AKS, customer adoption, lessons learned, and more.

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Aug 22, 2019
Network Break 248: VMware Acquires Veriflow; Xirrus Changes Hands
42:06

Ned Bellavance drops in as guest co-host while Drew takes time off to make craft virtual donuts with an artisan baker in a remote mountain village. Ned and Greg analyze VMware's latest acquisition, discuss why Xirrus has changed hands, explore a new low-cost switch, opine on CloudFlare's forthcoming IPO, and more.

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Aug 19, 2019
Heavy Networking 466: Securing The Network That’s Everywhere With Open Systems (Sponsored)
46:55

Open Systems offers an integrated solution that combines a secure cloud access security broker with cloud integrated SD-WAN and a DevOps mentality that gives you a new way to design your increasingly complex perimeter security. Moritz Mann, Head of Product Management, joins us from Open Systems for our security chat.

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Aug 16, 2019
Datanauts 171: The Joy Of Engineering With William Lam
54:23

Turning to technical folks and their blogs is a good way to "not panic" when it comes to dealing with the trough of woe. In this episode, we'll talk to prolific technical blogger & VMware employee William Lam to get an insider's view of what happens to generate community-oriented content.

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Aug 14, 2019
Heavy Networking 465: Looking Backward and Forward with Harry Quackenboss
1:08:22

Harry Quackenboss is long time veteran of infrastructure technology. In networking he was a VP of Sales of Crescendo for FDDI networking (to the desktop) which was acquired by Cisco. He later founded Woven Systems as a high speed Ethernet company of the time and more lately CEO of cPlane, a SDN company now relaunched […]

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Aug 13, 2019
Network Break 247: Data Centers Are Not Quite Dead, AI is a Feature Not A Product

Not everything is broken this week although some things definitely are looking grim. We consider how really dead data centers are according to Gartner, Cisco gobbles some more AI for Webex while HPE gets more AI-ish for Bluedata. GTT Communications is in trouble while ATT Bribery case highlights that big companies are dumb. Snark and virtual donuts all round this week.

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Aug 13, 2019
Heavy Networking 464: Provocative Statements With Tom Hollingsworth
48:32

Today's Heavy Networking is a conversation with Tom Hollingsworth that ranges over a variety of provocative statements about the networking and technology industries, including "certifications are dead," "enterprise networking is dying," "BGP as a kitchen sink protocol is a bad idea," and more. Tom responds and discussions ensue.

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Aug 09, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 032: LinkedIn Recruits IPv6 – Challenges And Lessons Learned
27:19

LinkedIn has been working with IPv6 for years. On today's IPv6 Buzz episode, LinkedIn engineer Franck Martin discusses the technical and cultural challenges of adoption, explores why the company engaged with IPv6, and shares lessons to help others with their own deployments.

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Aug 08, 2019
Day Two Cloud 015: How To Prepare For And Run Azure Stack
44:46

What exactly are Day Two operations for Azure Stack? Does your company have the skill sets to properly manage and support your newly deployed hybrid cloud infrastructure? Today's episode, with guest Kristopher Turner, examines all the things you have to account for when planning and then running this integrated system.

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Aug 07, 2019
Network Break 246: Cloudflare Dumps 8chan; Cisco Settles Whistleblower Suit
40:58

This week's Network Break examines Cloudflare's decision to drop 8Chan, analyzes Cisco's settlement of a security-related whistleblower suit the company fought for eight years, discusses a new VMware/Google cloud partnership, reviews the latest financial news from tech vendors, and more.

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Aug 05, 2019
Heavy Networking 463: Under The Hood Of 400G Ethernet With Cisco (Sponsored)
35:28

400G Ethernet switches will ship by the end of 2019. We get under the hood of the fastest-ever version of Ethernet to find out how it works, the challenges of building the gear, differences between QSFP-DD and OSFP optics, and more. Our guests are Ray Nering and Lane Wigley of Cisco, the sponsor for today's podcast.

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Aug 02, 2019
BiB 081: 128 Technology Rethinks The WAN Router
7:38

128 Technology takes an interesting approach to WAN routing. In this Brief Briefing Ethan Banks and Drew Conry-Murray skim the surface of 128 Technology's approach, which includes stateful sessions, NAT, and encryption--but no tunneling. We also touch on use cases including SD-WAN and security. We also provide links to Networking Field Day videos that have much more detail.

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Aug 01, 2019
Datanauts 170: NRE Labs – A First Step For Network Automation Training
56:51

The Datanauts explore NRE Labs, a free site where network engineers, or anyone, can get training on automation concepts and tools. NRE Labs is backed financially by Juniper Networks, but it's a free and open-source project that welcomes community involvement. Matt Oswalt is our guide for this tour of NRE Labs.

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Jul 31, 2019
Tech Bytes: Healthcare Provider Cures Performance, Security Ills With Silver Peak SD-WAN (Sponsored)
16:38

On today's Tech Bytes podcast, sponsored by Silver Peak, we talk with a healthcare provider about how the organization uses Silver Peak's Unity Edge Connect SD-WAN to securely segment and prioritize electronic medical records traffic and enforce QoS on other essential applications.

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Jul 29, 2019
Network Break 245: VMware Buys Bitfusion for GPU Virtualization; Arrcus Scores $30 Million
55:18

Take a Network Break! VMware buys Bitfusion for GPU virtualization, Arrcus takes in a $30 million Series B round to grow its network OS business, Kentik announces AIOps to provide more insight for IT operations, the SD-WAN market races toward $5 billion by 2023, and more tech news. Guests Ethan Banks and Phil Gervasi stop by for virtual muffins and commentary.

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Jul 29, 2019
Heavy Networking 462: You’re Not A Coder, But You Need A Coder
1:08:55

Today's Heavy Networking looks at the pros and cons of having a dedicated developer on an infrastructure team to create and maintain automation tools. Our guests are Brian Gleason and Jeremy Schulman.

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Jul 26, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 031: Learning IPv6 At The Host OS Level
29:06

Learn about how IPv6 works on host OSs on today's IPv6 Buzz podcast. Tom Coffeen and Scott Hogg talk with Ed Horley about the host OS course he's teaching. They discuss how to set up a lab, how v6 differs from v4 at the host level, key differences in support for DHCPv6, and more.

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Jul 25, 2019
Day Two Cloud 014: Turning A “Get Us Into Cloud” Order Into Operational Reality
38:17

On today's Day Two Cloud we dive into the challenges of adopting and operationalizing a cloud deployment with guest Mark Gossa. We discuss how to incorporate DevOps principles and automation tools into the organization, examine tool options such as Terraform, and chat about going serverless.

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Jul 24, 2019
Heavy Networking 461: Key Concepts Of Intent-Based Networking
58:56

On today’s Heavy Networking, we peer behind the curtain of Intent-Based Networking (IBN) with guest Phil Gervasi, who wrote a pair of white papers for the Packet Pushers' Ignition membership site. We discuss core concepts of IBN, including network abstraction, continuous validation, and automated remediation.

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Jul 24, 2019
Network Break 244: IBM, AT&T Play Cloud Footsie; Oracle Tries To Force-Choke AWS Over JEDI Contract
49:30

Today's Network Break is all about cloud wheeling and dealing. IBM and AT&T ink a multi-billion cloud deal, but AT&T has also announced a cloud partnership with Microsoft. Oracle looks for ways to get back into the running for a fat Defense Department cloud contract, IBM announces its Q2 financials, and more tech news.

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Jul 23, 2019
Tech Bytes: AppNeta Blends Network Data, Synthetic Transactions For Performance Visibility (Sponsored)
16:13

Today's Tech Byte podcast, sponsored by AppNeta, delves into how AppNeta provides visibility and real-time insight into network performance by monitoring the end-to-end network path and capturing packets and flows, and performs synthetic testing for an accurate measure of user experience.

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Jul 22, 2019
Heavy Networking 460: Extending The Life Of Your Cabling Plant With InterOptic (Sponsored)
45:24

On today's Heavy Networking, sponsored by InterOptic, we explore how to extend the life of your cabling plant as you grow to 100G Ethernet. We get very nerdy on cabling, modules, lasers, and more with guests Robert Coenen, VP of Business Development at Interoptic; and Alex Latzko, lead network architect at Server Central Turing Group.

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Jul 19, 2019
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
Tech Bytes: UK Retailer Revitalizes In-Store Experience With Silver Peak SD-WAN Platform (Sponsored)
17:08

On today’s Tech Bytes, sponsored by Silver Peak, we talk with homeware retailer Dunelm about how they rearchitected their WAN to improve the in-store experience for customers, lower IT costs and boost the bottom line.

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May 20, 2019
Heavy Networking 450: Getting To Know The Open-Source VyOS Network OS
53:31

Today's Heavy Networking digs into VyOS, an open-source, Linux-based network OS for routing. Forked from the Vyatta Core, VyOS includes a full routing stack and features including firewalling, VPN, and more. Guest Yuriy Andamasov, the project coordinator, gives us a guided tour.

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May 17, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 026: MAP-T And Happy Eyeballs With Andrew Yourtchenko
37:10

The IPv6 Buzz crew talks MAP-T, MAP-E and Happy Eyeballs with Andrew Yourtchenko, co-author of the original Happy Eyeballs RFC. We discuss the role of Happy Eyeballs given current rates of IPv6 adoption, the differences between MAP-T and MAP-E, and more.

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May 16, 2019
BIB 078 Solo.io and Super Gloo
6:04

A quick look at Solo.io and their service mesh offering

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May 16, 2019
Day Two Cloud 009: When Plans Meet Reality In Public Cloud Automation
48:38

Today's Day Two Cloud looks at what happens when automation plans meet automation reality in the public cloud. Guest Ryan Bartram discusses how his organization had to tweak runbooks and explore a variety of tools to get the job done.

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May 15, 2019
Heavy Networking 449: Web Application Firewall Fundamentals
1:11:01

Today's Heaving Networking episode delves into Web application firewalls (WAFs) with guest Scott Hogg. We examine how WAFs differ from typical firewalls, the security problems they're trying to solve, how attackers try to bypass them, operational challenges, WAFs and cloud applications, and more.

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May 15, 2019
Full Stack Journey 031: Using Bolt For Task Automation With Yasmin Rajabi
41:51

Let's meet Bolt, an open-source automation/orchestration tool originally developed by Puppet. Today's Full Stack Journey dives into how the tool works, the problems it solves, how it's similar to and different from existing tools, and more. Our guest and guide to Bolt is Yasmin Rajabi.

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May 14, 2019
Tech Bytes: SnapRoute’s NOS Targets The Intersection Of NetOps And DevOps (Sponsored)
18:36

Today we welcome sponsor SnapRoute for a Tech Bytes conversation. SnapRoute makes CN-NOS, a network OS that runs on whitebox hardware. We discuss the NOS's containerized design that lets you update, test, and replace components; its use of Kubernetes to tie into automation pipelines; and customer use cases.

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May 13, 2019
Network Break 234: Windows Adds A Linux Kernel; Cisco Announces An SD-WAN Colo Option
55:59

Today's Network Break explores why Microsoft is adding a Linux kernel to Windows, examines a new SD-WAN colo option from Cisco, discusses a new offering from VMware and Dell EMC that lets you get infrastructure on premises but pay for it like the cloud, plus more tech news and a couple of follow-ups.

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May 13, 2019
Heavy Networking 448: An Inside Look At What’s New In Juniper’s Contrail SD-WAN (Sponsored)
48:35

Today's Heavy Networking podcast is a sponsored conversation with Juniper Networks on what's new in its Contrail SD-WAN, including a cloud-managed option. We also examine competitive differentiators such as scale, and how Juniper is integrating Mist with Contrail SD-WAN to enable SD-Branch.

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May 10, 2019
Datanauts 164: When Is It Time To Walk Away?
53:08

Today's Datanauts episode gets personal, and a little emotional, as we discuss the pressures of life in IT, how those pressures get to you, how to keep going in a role, and when to move on. Our guest is Al Rasheed, who inspired this episode with a deeply personal blog post.

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May 08, 2019
Network Break 233: The Dell EMC Product Deluge; Cisco Rolls Out Wi-Fi 6 APs
49:48

Today on Network Break we dive in the deluge of products announced at Dell EMC World, discuss new Wi-Fi 6 gear from Cisco, explore Cumulus's latest version of its NetQ switch management software, and tackle even more tech news. It's a bonanza episode so pack a few extra virtual donuts.

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May 06, 2019
Heavy Networking 447: Building A Networking Career Outside The Big City
57:12

Today's Heavy Networking is a roundtable show where we talk with engineers about the challenges of building a networking career when you don't live in a big city. We talk about how to find jobs, get training, advance your skills, and build community. Our guests are Phil Gervasi, Ryan Booth, and Eric Stover.

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May 03, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 025: Teaching IPv6 With Instructor And Author Rick Graziani
49:11

College instructor and author Rick Graziani stops by the IPv6 Buzz podcast to talk about teaching IPv6, including the differences between teaching college students and training IT professionals, how networking and IT are taught in universities and community colleges, and more.

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May 02, 2019
BiB 077: Attend Gluware Intent ’19 With The Packet Pushers In NYC On May 14, 2019
5:37

Gluware Intent is a live event we're holding in NYC on May 14, 2019. Come hang out with the Packet Pushers, the Gluware team, and customers to learn about practical network automation. Register via https://packetpushers.net/gluware to reserve your seat, hear presentations, and see the Packet Pushers record a Heavy Networking episode live.

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May 02, 2019
BiB 076: Versa Titan: SD-WAN As A Service, Or Do It Yourself
2:53

SD-WAN vendor Versa Networks has announced Versa Titan, which combines SD-WAN capabilities with built-in security features. Customers can get Titan delivers as a service by MSPs and VARs, or deploy it themselves.

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May 01, 2019
Day Two Cloud 008: Building A Hybrid Dev/Test Environment
39:06

Today's Day Two Cloud tackles the challenges of building a hybrid dev and test environment with guest Mike Nelson. We discuss planning and implementation, impediments to a successful design, dealing with sticker shock, and other issues.

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May 01, 2019
Heavy Networking 446: How Open Systems Integrates Security And SD-WAN As A Service
53:36

Open Systems integrates security and SD-WAN as a service, including next-gen firewalls and Web gateways. They're the sponsor for today's Heavy Networking podcast. We discuss Open Systems' architecture, how it applies SD-WAN and security policies to traffic, and how Open Systems differentiates itself in this crowded market.

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Apr 30, 2019
BiB 075 : Looking at Cumulus NetQ 2 Announcements
6:20

Quick review of Cumulus NETQ, an SDN tool for analytics and operation of your network.

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Apr 30, 2019
Network Break 232: Apple Spends Millions On AWS; The G7 Wants Decryption Capabilities For Law Enforcement
42:19

Today's Network Break examines Apple's AWS spending; discusses a G7 pronouncement that wants Internet companies to provide access to encrypted data; reviews quarterly financials from Juniper, Amazon, and Microsoft; and more IT news.

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Apr 29, 2019
Heavy Networking 445: An Introduction To The Nornir Automation Framework
56:26

Nornir is a Python-based framework that automates fussy, backend details to let you focus on business logic. On today's Heavy Networking, we explore this project, how it works, and what it can do in your network, with three of Nornir's contributors.

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Apr 26, 2019
Datanauts 163: Hybrid Cloud DNS Design With AWS Route 53
52:44

Why is hybrid cloud DNS with AWS hard? What has AWS recently done to make it better? Should we use the new Route 53 Resolver features? The Datanauts tackles these questions and other cloud DNS issues with guest Matt Adorjan. We also explore Matt's CloudPing utility that measures inter-region latency in AWS.

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Apr 24, 2019
Heavy Networking 444: Silver Peak And Zscaler Team Up On SD-WAN Security (Sponsored)
1:07:11

On today's Heavy Networking, we explore with sponsor Silver Peak the combination of SD-WAN and security; namely, how Silver Peak has partnered with Zscaler for cloud-based security scanning. We talk with a Silver Peak customer for an on-the-ground perspective, then drill into the tech details of the partnership, including encryption, policy enforcement, and operational impacts.

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Apr 23, 2019
Network Break 231: CloudGenix Loads Up On VC Cash For SD-WAN Fight; Apple Settles With Qualcomm
38:39

Today's Network Break examines a $65 million investment in CloudGenix and what it says about the SD-WAN market, a new cloud-based packet processor from Nubeva, why Apple settled with Qualcomm just before trial, and more tech news.

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Apr 22, 2019
Heavy Networking 443: Architects Vs. Engineers – What’s The Difference?
58:11

What's the difference between network architects and network engineers? On today's Heavy Networking we gather four people who've held both roles to explore this question. Topics include the career path to becoming an architect, the tradeoffs, and advice for those pursuing such a role.

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Apr 19, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 024: Enterprise IPv6 Address Planning Revisited
58:43

The Packet Pushers stop by the IPv6 Buzz studios for a follow-up conversation with Tom Coffeen and Ed Horley on IPv6 address planning, including why nibble boundaries are so useful for subnetting, use cases for PI and PA address spaces, and tool recommendations.

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Apr 18, 2019
Day Two Cloud 007: Digital Transformation Is More Than Just Cloud Migration
31:43

Pushing your heritage application to the cloud won't digitally transform your company any more that slapping an Autobots symbol on your car makes it a Transformer. On today's Day Two Cloud podcast, guest Martin Ehrnst delves into the nuances of digital transformation in the enterprise.

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Apr 17, 2019
Heavy Networking 442: The Source Of Truth Shall Set You Free (To Automate)
1:11:24

On today's Heavy Networking we explore how to build a source of truth for networking devices as a foundation for automation. Our guests Damien Garros and Adam Mills of Roblox share their real-world experiences developing sources of truth using Netbox and Git as part of a company-wide automation effort.

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Apr 17, 2019
Network Break 230: Google Anthos Targets Hybrid Cloud; Cisco Puts ACI In AWS
50:03

Today's Network Break issues a few corrections, and then delves into hybrid cloud news from Google and Cisco, examines a new SD-WAN service from Juniper, discusses Sungard's bankruptcy, and other tech news.

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Apr 15, 2019
Heavy Networking 441: Active Network Testing And Service Assurance With Netrounds (Sponsored)
49:52

On today’s Heavy Networking we talk with sponsor Netrounds about measuring network performance and user experience through active testing. Netrounds' software generates synthetic traffic to measure actual performance of critical services, provides assurance that KPIs are being met, and identifies where problems occur.

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Apr 12, 2019
Datanauts 162: From Tech Support To Cloud Architect – An Opinionated Career Path
51:03

Looking to elevate your skills from on-prem hardware monkey to cloudy diva? In this Datanauts episode, we explore one person's career path from tech support to cloud architect, and get his opinions on key cloud tools and issues.

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Apr 10, 2019
Heavy Networking 440: A Wireless Deployment Crash Course
1:01:35

Today's Heavy Networking is a crash course in executing a new wireless deployment for engineers who are wired, not wireless, experts. We explore how and why to gather user and technical requirements, understanding the RF environment, channel management, and more. Our guest is Robert Boardman.

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Apr 09, 2019
Network Break 229: Aruba Announces New Wi-Fi Products; Intel Targets The Data Center
43:56

On today's Network Break we examine new product announcements from Aruba and Intel, discuss Amazon's plans to launch broadband satellites, analyze Kemp Technologies' acquisition by a private equity company, and more tech news.

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Apr 08, 2019
Heavy Networking 439: When Routine Turn-Ups Turn Evil

On Heavy Networking, Chris Parker joins Ethan Banks to delve into the details of a perplexing troubleshooting session with a recalcitrant firewall, how the problem was finally solved, and what Chris learned from the experience.

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Apr 05, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 023: How State Task Forces Drive IPv6 Adoption
33:05

State and regional IPv6 task forces advocate for IPv6 adoption by state governments and the private sector, and educate engineers. In today's episode we chat with George Usi, the Co-Chair of the California IPv6 Task Force to learn more about the task force's goals and what it's achieved to date.

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Apr 04, 2019
Day Two Cloud 006: Dealing With The Unknown Unknowns Of Building Cloud Applications
38:22

Today's Day Two Cloud podcast looks at how one developer dealt with surprises and unexpected issues that arose as his company built CMS application on Azure, including storage problems, user identity quirks, and more.

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Apr 03, 2019
Day Two Cloud 006: Dealing With The Unknown Unknowns Of Building Cloud Applications
38:22

Today's Day Two Cloud podcast looks at how one developer dealt with surprises and unexpected issues that arose as his company built CMS application on Azure, including storage problems, user identity quirks, and more.

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Apr 03, 2019
Full Stack Journey 030: Building Cloud-Native Infrastructure As Code With Pulumi
44:34

Pulumi is a tool for building cloud-native infrastructure as code using general-purpose programming languages. Luke Hoban, CTO of Pulumi, joins Scott Lowe on the Full Stack Journey podcast to chat about the tool and how it differs from existing approaches to infrastructure as code.

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Apr 02, 2019
Tech Bytes: How Arrcus Uses LSVR To Build Scalable Data Center Fabrics (Sponsored)
12:41

Today's Tech Bytes episode explores the Link State Vector (LSVR) protocol, an IETF draft standard that lets you use BGP to build a data center fabric. Sponsor Arrcus joins us to discuss how LSVR works, and how Arrcus's ArcOS network operating system leverages this protocol.

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Apr 01, 2019
Network Break 228: ASUS Spanked By Malware; Cisco Launches Decibel Venture Firm
47:17

Take a Network Break. This week we analyze how ASUS got spanked by clever attackers, lazy software patching from Cisco and Huawei, a new venture firm funded by Cisco to spur enterprise startups, the latest release of OpenDaylight, and more IT news.

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Apr 01, 2019
Heavy Networking 438: VMware NSX Evolution For Cloud Networking And Security (Sponsored)
56:40

Today's Heavy Networking, sponsored by VMware, dives into the latest security features in NSX-T, and examines how NSX is expanding from the data center to the WAN and the cloud. We also hear from NSX customer Sky UK about how NSX helps bridge the gap between infrastructure and developer teams.

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Mar 29, 2019
BiB 074: Replace iSCSI With NVMe/TCP From Lightbits Labs
5:06

Lightbits Labs has announced a software defined storage with hardware acceleration product. In a nutshell, the product is a global flash translation layer that decouples SSDs and compute. Put your compute wherever, mount a box full of fast storage via Lightbits using the NVMe over TCP protocol, and get storage latency that performs like directly attached storage, but without the waste of space. Lightbits is aiming this offering at folks running their own composable stack who want an API and storage speed. But another big winning use case? iSCSI replacement. Hmm...interesting!

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Mar 28, 2019
Datanauts 161: Building Application Resilience On Azure
51:04

Just because your application is in the cloud doesn't mean you can forget about resiliency. On today's Datanauts episode, guest Tom Vachon shares insights and tips on how to design a resilient infrastructure in Azure. We discuss availability zones, availability sets, paired regions, and more, as well as how to balance cost against resilience, and the role of DNS.

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Mar 27, 2019
BiB 073: HammerSpace Data-as-a-Microservice For Kubernetes
4:13

HammerSpace announced the ability to provide a global namespace for persistent storage in Kubernetes environments. HammerSpace has tackled this issue with what they are calling data-as-a-microservice. This is not a new type of K8s specific storage, which HammerSpace thinks is about the last thing the Kubernetes world needs. More importantly, HammerSpace is trying to answer the question, “How do we get storage to evolving workloads?”

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Mar 26, 2019
Network Neighborhood – Meet Denise “Fish” Fishburne
47:29

Denise "Fish" Fishburne chats with Ethan Banks. The conversation covers being arrested at 19 for DUI, being gay in the corporate world of the 80's and 90's, overcoming the challenge of being easily bored, teaching without ego, struggling with a distrust of others, the myth of the self-made person, and becoming an active member of the "Network Neighborhood."

For Denise, it's all about community. "All for one, and one for all."

Want more Fish?
https://networkingwithfish.com
https://twitter.com/denisefishburne
https://www.linkedin.com/in/denise-fishburne-b50b7277/

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Mar 26, 2019
Tech Bytes: Nubeva Enhances Cloud Packet Broker With New Processing Capabilities (Sponsored)
17:21

Today's Tech Bytes episode explores new features in sponsor Nubeva's cloud packet broker, including packet processing capabilities, integration with open-source tools such as ntop and Zeek, and its ability to work with cloud-native taps such as Azure VTAPs.

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Mar 25, 2019
Network Break 227: Facebook’s Plaintext Password Blunder; How Google’s Gaming Service Might Impact Broadband
49:36

Today's Network Break looks at Facebook's plaintext password blunder, Nokia's new investment in the IETF, the potential impact of Google's gaming service on broadband, new products from VMware and Dell EMC, and more tech news.

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Mar 25, 2019
Heavy Networking 437: Melding Policy And Technology With The Internet Governance Project
54:54

On today's Heavy Networking we explore the intersection of policy, politics, and technology with the Internet Governance Project (IGP), which connects tech and policy experts to help bridge gaps in understanding between these two communities, with the goal of influencing outcomes on issues such as free expression, privacy, and security.

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Mar 22, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 022: Critical Security Differences Between IPv4 And IPv6
31:56

There are a few critical security differences between IPv4 and IPv6, including host addressing and extension headers. In today's IPv6 Buzz episode, we examine these differences, and other v6 security issues, with guest Eric Vyncke, a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco and co-author of the book "IPv6 Security."

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Mar 21, 2019
Day Two Cloud 005: Building A Startup In The Cloud Is Easy, Right?
34:22

Today’s Day Two Cloud episode is all about the realities of building a startup in the cloud era. Guest Adam Bertram shares his experiences launching a startup using cloud services such as Trello, Zapier, and Lambda; discusses why good APIs matter; and talks about how to balance immediate needs against long-term technical debt.

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Mar 20, 2019
Day Two Cloud 005: Building A Startup In The Cloud Is Easy, Right?
34:22

Today’s Day Two Cloud episode is all about the realities of building a startup in the cloud era. Guest Adam Bertram shares his experiences launching a startup using cloud services such as Trello, Zapier, and Lambda; discusses why good APIs matter; and talks about how to balance immediate needs against long-term technical debt.

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Mar 20, 2019
Heavy Networking 436: Will QUIC Collapse The Internet?
58:48

Will the new QUIC protocol cause the Internet to collapse? Today's Heavy Networking episode tackles this question with guest Christian Huitema. QUIC is an emerging transport protocol that promises advances over TCP and the ability to innovate quickly, but could--possibly--set off an arms race as developers try to game congestion algorithms to their own benefit.

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Mar 19, 2019
Network Break 226: Facebook Announces New Open Compute Switches; F5 Buys NGINX
36:11

Today's Network Break discusses new Facebook switches released through the Open Compute Project, examines two significant acquisitions--F5 buying NGINX and NVIDIA ponying up for Mellanox--and reviews more tech and IT news.

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Mar 18, 2019
Heavy Networking 435: End-To-End Network Performance Monitoring With AppNeta (Sponsored)
54:52

On today’s sponsored Heavy Networking episode we explore how AppNeta wraps user metadata around Netflow records, deep packet inspection, and discovery of networks to help engineers get a continuous view of end user performance and the telemetry to find and fix problems.

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Mar 15, 2019
Datanauts 160: The Hitchhiker’s Guide To IT Travel
58:17

Today's Datanauts episode offers travel advice for IT pros who spend a lot of time on the road. Our three guests have logged millions of miles for work. They share tips on getting from A to B smoothly, offer packing hints for clothes and equipment, give advice on maximizing travel programs, and tout their favorite travel gear.

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Mar 13, 2019
Network Break 225: Juniper Buys WiFi Startup Mist Systems; Huawei Sues The U.S.
38:48

Today's Network Break analyzes Juniper's $405 billion purchase of WiFi vendor Mist Systems, discusses VMware's new service-defined firewall, digs into the launch of a new security analytics service, opines on Huawei's lawsuit against the U.S., plus more tech news.

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Mar 11, 2019
BiB 072: Automate Cloud Native Monitoring With Instana
5:00

Instana is modern, automated application performance management. How do they do this? An agent sits on a host or in a container, and performs continuous real-time discovery and monitoring of all components.

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Mar 09, 2019
Day Two Cloud 004: How To Optimize Cloud For Cost And Performance Without Going Insane
36:34

Your monthly cloud bill can be shocking. On today's Day Two Cloud we talk with Iris Classon about how to optimize your cloud deployment for cost without killing performance--i.e., how to keep customers and finance happy without going insane.

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Mar 08, 2019
Day Two Cloud 004: How To Optimize Cloud For Cost And Performance Without Going Insane
36:34

Your monthly cloud bill can be shocking. On today's Day Two Cloud we talk with Iris Classon about how to optimize your cloud deployment for cost without killing performance--i.e., how to keep customers and finance happy without going insane.

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Mar 08, 2019
Heavy Networking 434: Solving Network Performance And Security Problems With VIAVI Solutions (Sponsored)
58:17

On today's sponsored Heavy Networking, VIAVI Solutions joins the Packet Pushers to discuss the intersection of network performance management (NPM) and security. We discuss how network and security teams can leverage VIAVI's packet capture capabilities, how it enriches flow records with additional data to provide valuable context, and how the concept of end user experience informs VIAVI's approach to NPM.

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Mar 08, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 021: NAT Isn’t Necessary For Security: Answering Listener Questions
37:24

Today's episode of IPv6 Buzz answers listener questions including why NAT isn't necessary for security, and the feasibility of scanning a v6 network to discover devices. Thanks for the questions and keep them coming!

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Mar 07, 2019
Heavy Networking 433: An Insider’s Guide To AWS Transit Gateways
1:04:36

AWS Transit Gateways, an evolution of Transit VPCs, centralize VPN connectivity to multiple VPCs, allowing for greater scale and simpler connectivity and management. Today's Heavy Networking drills into this topic with guest Nick Matthews, an AWS solutions architect. We also examine Global Accelerator and TLS termination on Network Load Balancer.

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Mar 05, 2019
Tech Bytes: Leveraging Packets And Flows For NetOps And SecOps With VIAVI Solutions (Sponsored)
13:39

Find out how packet capture and flow data can serve both the network and security teams to solve performance problems and investigate security events in this sponsored Tech Bytes conversation with VIAVI Solutions. Our guest is Charles Thompson, Sr. Director, Product Management at VIAVI.

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Mar 04, 2019
Network Break 224: Beware TLS Alternatives; Volta Networks And Veriflow Launch New Products
48:51

Today's Network Break examines a ETS, a proposed alternative to TLS 1.3 that enables decryption, looks at ICAAN's call for DNSSEC everywhere, discusses new products from startups Volta Networks and Veriflow, and much more tech news.

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Mar 04, 2019
Full Stack Journey 029: The Ballerina Programming Language With Anjana Fernando
40:47

Today's Full Stack Journey podcast dances with Ballerina, a cloud-native programming language introduced by WSO2. My guest is Anjana Fernando, who has been involved in Ballerina since its inception. We discuss use cases and compare Ballerina to languages such as Java and Golang.

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Mar 01, 2019
Heavy Networking 432: Analyzing SD-WAN So Far And So Future
1:06:53

On today's Heavy Networking, three SD-WAN analysts walk into a podcast. We talk deployment strategies, hear advice on how to build a vendor shortlist, get insights about the operational challenges and cost considerations, and more.

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Mar 01, 2019
Datanauts 159: Examining Public Cloud Maturity
43:50

How mature are APIs, toolsets, and other components of AWS and Azure? Cloud architect Alex Neihaus joins the Datanauts to discuss this question. We also explore public cloud migration, and Alex argues that organizations shouldn't get hung up on tools and focus on process instead.

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Feb 27, 2019
Network Break 223: Google Launches Hybrid Cloud Beta; Palo Alto Acquires Demisto
37:02

Today's Network Break examines Google's new hybrid cloud beta release, Palo Alto's acquisition of security orchestrator Demisto, research by Duo Security on Chrome browser extensions, and more tech news.

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Feb 25, 2019
Heavy Networking 431: Understanding Emerging Trends In Optics With InterOptic (Sponsored)
48:06

InterOptic returns in this sponsored podcast to explore emerging trends in optics, including the rise of 400G, the differences between OSFP and QSFP, and the state of silicon photonics. Our guests are Robert Coenen, VP of Business Development at InterOptic; and Tim Doiron, Principal Analyst, Intelligent Networking at ACG Research.

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Feb 22, 2019
PQ 162: Edge Compute Use Cases And Juniper’s Contrail Edge Cloud (Sponsored)
51:30

On today Priority Queue podcast, sponsor Juniper walks us through use case for its Contrail Edge Cloud software. We also cover the deployment and operation of this software solution. Our guest is Nick Davey, Product Line Manager at Juniper.

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Feb 21, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 020: Demystifying IPv6 Protocol Analysis With Denise Fishburne
27:25

In today's episode we make sense of IPv6 protocol analysis with expert teacher and troubleshooter Denise Fishburne. We discuss the importance of using a protocol analyzer and packet captures to better understand IPv6, and how to get over your fear of learning this protocol.

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Feb 21, 2019
Day Two Cloud 003: Building And Automating A Private Cloud Underlay
38:26

On today's Day Two Cloud podcast, we discuss how to build a robust infrastructure to support your private cloud, and how to add a layer of automation to the underlay with Digital Rebar, an open-source project. My guest is Rob Hirschfeld.

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Feb 20, 2019
Day Two Cloud 003: Building And Automating A Private Cloud Underlay
38:26

On today's Day Two Cloud podcast, we discuss how to build a robust infrastructure to support your private cloud, and how to add a layer of automation to the underlay with Digital Rebar, an open-source project. My guest is Rob Hirschfeld.

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Feb 20, 2019
Tech Bytes: Thousand Eyes Shares Lessons Learned From A CenturyLink Outage (Sponsored)
16:39

CenturyLink suffered a major outage in December 2018 that affected services in large swathes of North America. On today's Tech Bytes episode, sponsored by ThousandEyes, we look at the causes of the outage and lessons learned, including the importance of ISP redundancy and why management networks are critical.

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Feb 18, 2019
Network Break 222: SnapRoute Launches Network OS; Carbonite Buys Webroot
52:01

Today's Network Break covers a brand new network OS from SnapRoute, new features in VMware's SD-WAN appliances, Carbonite's acquisition of Webroot, Cisco and Arista financial results, and more tech news.

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Feb 18, 2019
Heavy Networking 430: The Future Of Networking With Guido Appenzeller
1:09:32

Today in our Future of Networking series I speak with Guido Appenzeller. He's been deeply involved in SDN and held key roles at Big Switch Networks and VMware, and now a new job at Yubico. We talk about the role of public cloud in IT, where the industry is with the adoption of "software-defined," the rise of whitebox, the P4 programming language, and more.

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Feb 15, 2019
Datanauts 158: Creating, Operating, And Collaborating On Open Source
49:27

Today's Datanauts examines the successful open source project dbatools to better understand its intent, how the project is operated, and how folks collaborate across a wide spectrum to build something magnificent and open. Our guests are Chrissy LeMaire and Rob Sewell.

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Feb 13, 2019
BiB 071: SnapRoute CN-NOS For Whitebox Focuses On Operators
5:23

Drew Conry-Murray & Ethan Banks were briefed by SnapRoute co-founders Adam Casella and Glenn Sullivan in February 2019. After a year plus of post-launch quiet, SnapRoute has re-emerged with a new focus and energy centered around a shiny new whitebox network operating system called CN-NOS. The NOS is aimed at making operations easier, and features Kubernetes inside. Not just a K8s plugin, either.

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Feb 12, 2019
BiB 070: Cisco Calls for US Privacy Laws
8:40

What would be Cisco's motivation to call for social justice publicly. Logically there must be reasons.

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Feb 11, 2019
Heavy Networking 429: Network Modeling And New Features In Forward Networks (Sponsored)

Forward Networks returns to Heavy Networking to discuss its approach to network modeling, verification, and assurance in this sponsored episode. We explore new features, including the ability to leverage Forward's data model for other applications and management systems, and its support for NSX-V and AWS VPCs.

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Feb 08, 2019
BiB 069: Plixer’s FlowPro Shines A Light On Network Darkness
5:51

Plixer has announced the FlowPro network probe to shine some light on sections of the network with limited flow export capability. Available both as hardware and virtual appliances, FlowPro observes network packets via SPAN or ERSPAN and can, based on its observations, create and export flow records to Scrutinizer. But that’s not all that FlowPro can do. There’s a bunch of analytical capability baked into the tool with both APM and security use cases.

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Feb 08, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 019: IPv6 And Broadband Internet Cable Providers
33:56

In the latest episode of IPv6 Buzz we examine IPv6 deployment among cable providers. We'll discuss industry trends, financial and technical drivers for adoption, and how the cable industry is working to transition IPv4 out of the providers' access and distribution networks. Our guest is Dan Torbet.

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Feb 07, 2019
Day Two Cloud 002: How To Do Cloud Right
38:17

The promises of the public cloud are both tantalizing and frightening. On today's Day Two Cloud podcast we talk about how to do cloud right to maximize success, while also not putting yourself out of a job. Our guest is Kenny Lowe, Senior Principal Azure Stack Technologist at Dell EMC.

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Feb 06, 2019
Day Two Cloud 002: How To Do Cloud Right
38:17

The promises of the public cloud are both tantalizing and frightening. On today's Day Two Cloud podcast we talk about how to do cloud right to maximize success, while also not putting yourself out of a job. Our guest is Kenny Lowe, Senior Principal Azure Stack Technologist at Dell EMC.

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Feb 06, 2019
Heavy Networking 428: EDNS And DNS Flag Day – What You Need To Know
27:16

On today's Heavy Networking we discuss DNS Flag Day, the day a group of DNS software and service providers ended backwards-compatibility with domains that don't support EDNS. We also discuss the potential impact on non-compliant domains. Our guest is Cathy Almond, Sr. Support Engineer and Team Lead at the Internet Systems Consortium.

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Feb 06, 2019
Heavy Networking 427: Hype Vs. Reality On Hot Topics In Networking
1:34:10

Today's Heavy Networking aims to separate the hype from the substance on hot tech topics including SD-whatever, cloud native, container networking, service meshes, microsegmentation, and more. Our guests are Avi Freedman and Jon Mendoza.

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Feb 01, 2019
Datanauts 157: Balancing Compliance And Security With PCI-DSS
50:31

On today's Datanauts podcast we assess the current state of the PCI-DSS compliance standard and its impact on your infrastructure and security operations. Our guest is Paul Snyder, an IT Risk Consultant for a large insurance agency.

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Jan 30, 2019
Tech Bytes: Packet Visibility In Public Clouds With Nubeva Prisms (Sponsored)
18:28

Today's Tech Bytes, sponsored by Nubeva, dives into Nubeva Prisms, a public cloud packet broker that acquires, processes, and distributes packets for cloud or on-premises packet analysis tools.

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Jan 28, 2019
Heavy Networking 426: Building A BYOPC Gaming Network
1:03:29

What does it take to build a gaming network for the largest LAN party in Australia? In today's Heavy Networking podcast we find out. Our guest is Tim Raphael, who volunteers for Red Flag LANfest, a non-profit that runs Bring Your Own PC (BYOPC) gaming events in Perth, Australia.

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Jan 25, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 018: Inside The IETF With Fred Baker
27:25

On today's IPv6 Buzz we examine the influence of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in today's technology landscape, particularly around the Internet Protocol (IP). Our guest is Fred Baker, emeritus chair of the IETF.

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Jan 24, 2019
Heavy Networking 425: Advanced Zero Touch Provisioning For Cisco IOS-XR (Sponsored)
1:00:03

On today's Heavy Networking we discuss advanced ZTP features in Cisco's IOS-XR in this sponsored episode. Our guest is Akshat Sharma, a Technical Marketing Engineer at Cisco.

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Jan 23, 2019
Day Two Cloud 001: Building A Business On Azure
38:04

Welcome to the first episode of Day Two Cloud, a new podcast that punctures the marketing hype and digs into the real work required to make the public cloud work for you. My guest Tim Warner walks us through a real-world application migration to Azure and shares lessons learned on scale, automation, and cost control.

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Jan 23, 2019
Day Two Cloud 001: Building A Business On Azure
38:04

Welcome to the first episode of Day Two Cloud, a new podcast that punctures the marketing hype and digs into the real work required to make the public cloud work for you. My guest Tim Warner walks us through a real-world application migration to Azure and shares lessons learned on scale, automation, and cost control.

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Jan 23, 2019
Tech Bytes: Understanding Cisco’s Smart Net Total Care (Sponsored)
15:56

On today's Tech Bytes, sponsored by Comstor, we're going to dive into Cisco's Smart Net Total Care. We discuss different service options and examine the Collector software that can help organizations get a handle on Cisco software licenses, updates, and bug fixes.

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Jan 21, 2019
Heavy Networking 424: Broadcast Media Using IP Networks Part 2
1:04:44

Today's Heavy Networking continues a conversation about the broadcast industry's transition to IP. We consider the challenges IP networks face when implemented in a broadcasting environment, and why IP is moving ahead anyway. Our guests are Ricki Cook and Cyrus Hira.

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Jan 18, 2019
Datanauts 156: AWS Outposts, Choosing An NVMe Fabric, Parallel NFS Cautions
47:21

Today's Datanauts explores three different topics in one show: we dive into AWS Outposts with Ned Bellavance, NVMe fabrics with Howard Marks, and parallel NFS with Chris Wahl. It's a triple play episode!

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Jan 16, 2019
BiB 068: Aporeto’s Identity Based Workload Segmentation
6:35

Aporeto is an identity-based security solution. Not only user identity, but also workload identity. That is, when using Aporeto, workloads can only talk to each other when their identity is authenticated by fingerprint and authorized by policy. Aporeto decouples the network infrastructure from security, adding a whole new dimension to microsegmentation strategies.

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Jan 14, 2019
Heavy Networking 423: Introducing Heavy Networking
1:12:16

Today's episode introduces Heavy Networking, a rebrand of the Packet Pushers' Weekly Show. We've renamed this podcast to better reflect its deep dive into networking technology and skills, and better differentiate it from other infrastructure shows in our podcast network. We also dive into key trends that will impact your career.

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Jan 11, 2019
IPv6 Buzz 017: The IPv6 Year In Review
30:41

What's in store for IPv6 in 2019? What happened--and didn't happen--in 2018? Ed, Scott, and Tom analyze the pace of IPv6 growth around the world over the past year, and offer forecasts for the coming year.

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Jan 10, 2019
Weekly Show 422: Hardware Supply Chains And Trusted Execution
1:08:29

Today's show dives into issues around IT supply chain security and mechanisms such as trusted execution. We examine how they work and how they're implemented, and look at similar measures in routing and switching.

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Dec 29, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 016: Happy Holidays With IPv6 Haiku
9:03

Thanks to everyone that tuned in this year! We're looking forward to bringing you more IPv6 Buzz in 2019!

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Dec 27, 2018
Datanauts 155: The Mad Libs Prediction Show
43:11

In our final Datanauts episode for this year, we review how the show did over 2018, talk a little about how the show comes together, and finish with our 2019 predictions done Mad Libs-style.

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Dec 26, 2018
Weekly Show 421: Containing Breaches With Illumio’s Microsegmentation (Sponsored)
58:22

On today's Weekly Show we dive into microsegmentation with our sponsor, Illumio. We discuss how Illumio builds an app dependency map in the data center to inform security policies, and leverages existing controls on hosts and in networking gear to cordon high-value workloads and contain attacks.

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Dec 21, 2018
Datanauts 154: Modernizing IT Infrastructure With HPE (Sponsored)
54:49

Today's Datanauts episode, sponsored by HPE and Intel, explores how HPE helps companies unify their silos and build a modern IT infrastructure. Our guest is Garth Reid, Senior Strategist - Enterprise Portfolio at HPE.

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Dec 19, 2018
Full Stack Journey 028: Turning The Mic On Scott Lowe
43:21

Today's Full Stack Journey episode puts host Scott Lowe in the guest chair to share his own sojourns through the IT stacks.

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Dec 18, 2018
Tech Bytes: How Silver Peak’s SD-WAN Helped Gentherm Beat Global MPLS Hassles
15:37

Today's Tech Bytes, sponsored by Silver Peak, discusses how SD-WAN can give you more leverage over your MPLS providers and improve performance for users. Our guest is Bruce Jarrett, Infrastructure Team Lead and Network Architect at Gentherm.

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Dec 17, 2018
Weekly Show 420: Real-World Network Design Part 2
1:25:20

The Weekly Show returns to the University of Idaho to continue the real-world network design session we started in Show 418. Today's episode focuses on the university's wireless architecture and design with guests Brian Jemes, Mike Rusca, and Jake Snyder. We cover 5Ghz, PoE, next-gen APs, and more.

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Dec 14, 2018
PQ 161: Inside Juniper’s Programmable Silicon (Sponsored)
49:31

Today's Priority Queue dives into Juniper's programmable Penta ASIC in this sponsored episode. Guest Chang-Hong Wu shares details on how the Penta ASIC works and discusses the future of silicon design for networking.

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Dec 13, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 015: How ‘Happy Eyeballs’ Improves User Experience With v6
31:41

Today's IPv6 Buzz episode peers into RFC 6555, aka 'Happy Eyeballs,' which helps dual-stack clients select a v6 or v4 address faster. Our guest is Dan Wing, a co-author of Happy Eyeballs.

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Dec 13, 2018
Datanauts 153: Understanding Metadata For IT Operations
42:37

What is metadata, and why should IT practitioners care? How is metadata stored? What impact does metadata have on enterprise IT storage? We answer these questions and more on today’s Datanauts podcast with guest Karen Lopez.

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Dec 12, 2018
Tech Bytes: HPE’s Composable Fabric For Data Center Automation (Sponsored)
13:42

On today's Tech Bytes, sponsored by HPE and Intel, we explore HPE's Composable Fabric. It combines top-of-rack switches and automation software to pool networking resources and help your data center scale. We also discuss how Composable Fabric integrates with Simplivity, HPE's hyperconverged platform.

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Dec 11, 2018
BiB 067: Custom APIs For Business Logic With BlueCat Gateway
5:11

BlueCat Networks offers a free add-on product to their DDI (DNS, DHCP, IPAM) product called Gateway. Gateway is a platform customers can use to create their own custom APIs that make sense for their business. Put another way, Gateway provides a REST API endpoint for other applications within the business to talk to. That makes for some interesting workflow capabilities.

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Dec 07, 2018
Weekly Show 419: Benchmarking Public Cloud Network Performance With ThousandEyes (Sponsored)
43:45

You need to know a cloud provider's network performance before you spin up workloads because the end user impact is measurable. On today's Weekly Show, sponsor ThousandEyes breaks down latency, jitter, and performance numbers for AWS, Azure, and GCP.

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Dec 07, 2018
BiB 066: Why Cloud Visibility Matters
6:35

Complex cloud applications need decent visualizations to help infrastructure engineers understand what's going on. For cloud visibility, Kentik absorbs AWS & GCP flow logs, with Azure support coming. Kubernetes & Istio are also data providers to Kentik. Using the Kubernetes API, Kentik correlates pod IPs to pod names and cluster namespaces. With that information, Kentik can visualize pod to pod and service to service traffic flows within a Kubernetes cluster.

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Dec 06, 2018
PQ 160: Inside ArcOS®: The Internet-Scale, Carrier-Grade Network OS (Sponsored)
42:07

On today's Priority Queue we dive into ArcOS®, a new network OS designed for whitebox routing and switching from our sponsor Arrcus. We examine how the OS was designed, how it differentiates itself from competitors, and explore key use cases.

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Dec 06, 2018
BiB 065: Barefoot Networks Announces A New 12.8Tbps Tofino ASIC
4:58

Barefoot Networks has announced the newest version of its Tofino programmable ASIC. Tofino 2 offers 12.8Tbps total throughput and promises greater efficiency thanks to its 7nm design.

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Dec 05, 2018
Tech Bytes: How VIAVI Measures End User Experience To Improve Performance Management (Sponsored)
15:31

In this Tech Bytes episode we talk with sponsor VIAVI about performance management and the essential role that end user experience metrics play in turning piles of data into actionable insights.

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Dec 03, 2018
BiB 064: Is Riverbed’s SD-WAN Product Too Late To Matter?
6:12

There are 2 appliances Riverbed has announced, adding to the SteelConnect SD-WAN products they launched a couple of years ago. The first new appliance is the SteelHead SD. The second appliance is the SteelConnect SDI. Are these enough to make Riverbed a major SD-WAN player?

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Dec 01, 2018
BiB 063: Can An SD-WAN Device Replace A WAN Router?
7:28

Let’s examine the assertion from Silver Peak that they can replace WAN routers. Is an SD-WAN device able to be a drop-in replacement for a WAN router from Cisco or whomever? Probably, but it depends.

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Nov 30, 2018
Weekly Show 418: A Real-World Network Design Session
1:02:22

Today we discuss actual network design challenges with two network engineers at the University of Idaho, including firewalling and microsegmentation, identity management in the wireless network, and a home-grown network management system.

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Nov 30, 2018
BiB 062: Globally Scalable Microsegmentation With Illumio
3:39

Illumio is a security company focused on preventing breaches from spreading through an organization using microsegmentation. In this briefing, Illumio discussed their Policy Compute Engine Supercluster. The PCE Supercluster is, as the name implies, a cluster of Policy Compute Engines that spans regions or even the globe. Illumio cited several scenarios driving this available architecture of their central controller.

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Nov 29, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 014: We Answer Listener Questions
32:54

Today's IPv6 Buzz podcast episode answers listener questions including where and how you can get a block of v6 addresses for testing and learning, when to use DHCPv6 vs. SLAAC, and more. Send us more questions at @IPv6Buzz on Twitter.

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Nov 29, 2018
Datanauts 152: No More Stretched Clusters!
45:27

Today on the Datanauts we examine why people stretch clusters, the problems this can cause, and alternative design strategies. Our guest is Erik Ableson, owner of the consultancy Infrageeks.

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Nov 28, 2018
BiB 061: Understanding DriveScale Composer Architecture
4:33

DriveScale is all about the software. And what is the software? Much of the magic happens in DriveScale Composer. The chief value of DriveScale Composer is to compose any compute to any disk or flash, in a scalable way.

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Nov 28, 2018
BiB 060: Focus On Your Data & Not Where It’s Stored With HammerSpace
4:34

The simplest way to describe HammerSpace is that they are an abstraction layer between data and metadata. David Flynn, CEO described it like this. “We have introduced an abstraction which separates the data consumer side and the storage infrastructure side. And that’s really what’s necessary before we can manage data in the cloud.”

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Nov 27, 2018
Full Stack Journey 027: Understanding Infrastructure As Code And Terraform With Curt Micol
46:44

Infrastructure as code treats your infrastructure like software objects. Terraform is a tool that applies this concept to automating the configuration of large-scale systems. On today's Full Stack Journey, guest Curt Micol shares his insights on the benefits of infrastructure as code and explores the notion of "defensive Terraform."

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Nov 27, 2018
BiB 059: Recover From Cyber Attacks & Ransomware With Dell EMC
4:40

In this briefing, Dell EMC focused on their Cyber Recovery 18.1 product. You might be thinking, “Oh, another backup product. I already have one of those.” Sort of. Cyber Recovery is more than simply backup, and it’s more than what a decent disaster recovery plan gets you. The Cyber Recovery Vault is an orchestrated Data Domain storage platform that provides an isolated copy of known good data that can be used to recover from a security breach.

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Nov 26, 2018
Weekly Show 417: Meeting 5G Demands With Cisco’s 5G xHaul Transport (Sponsored)
1:16:19

In today’s sponsored podcast we discuss the new demands that 5G will put on service providers, and how Cisco’s 5G xHaul Transport solution can meet those demands.

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Nov 23, 2018
PQ 159: The SATCOM Primer For Network Engineers
1:14:31

Today's Priority Queue is a primer on satellite communications for military and commercial networks, including key basics on frequency bands and coverage areas, how different orbits affect network design, and more. Our guests are PC Drew and Evander Cook.

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Nov 22, 2018
BiB 058: Build Workflows Around Unstructured Data With Igneous
4:05

I had a briefing with Igneous earlier this month. Who’s Igneous? Igneous is focused on providing “as-a-service” solutions for unstructured data, including storage, backup & archival, global metadata indexing, and data workflow management. In this briefing, Igneous discussed recent announcements around their DataProtect, DataDiscover, and DataFlow services

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Nov 19, 2018
Tech Bytes: How First Bank Said Goodbye To MPLS With Silver Peak SD-WAN (Sponsored)
17:16

Hear how First Bank replaced all its branch MPLS connections with low-cost broadband by using SD-WAN technology from our sponsor Silver Peak on the latest episode of Tech Bytes.

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Nov 19, 2018
BiB 057: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Wants Your Workloads
5:40

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is slowly working its way towards being feature competitive with the Big 3 - AWS, Azure, and GCP. How are they doing that? By building out robust cloud infrastructure aimed at the typical enterprise.

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Nov 16, 2018
Weekly Show 416: From Reactive To Proactive NetOps With Cisco NAE (Sponsored)
39:23

Today's sponsored Weekly Show dives into Cisco's Network Assurance Engine. This software creates a real-time and continuously updated model of the network that IT can use to assess the impact of changes, get deep visibility into network state, and move network ops from reactive to proactive. We hear from an IT engineer inside Cisco who uses NAE in production.

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Nov 16, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 013: Enterprise IPv6 Adoption Challenges And Solutions
32:58

In today's IPv6 Buzz episode we dive into the challenges of IPv6 adoption in the enterprise. We discuss how and why to set up an internal IPv6 working group, why you need more than the networking team involved, and other key issues. Our guest is Silvia Hagen.

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Nov 15, 2018
Datanauts 151: An Insider’s View Of Technical Education And Certification
43:33

The Datanauts get an inside view of IT training and certification with guest Brett Guarino, who helps design and teach instructional courses for VMware Education.

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Nov 14, 2018
Weekly Show 415: Gluware’s Brownfield Automation For Big Pharma (Sponsored)
50:16

Gluware sponsors today's Weekly Show podcast and brings along a Big Pharma customer to talk about network automation in a brownfield production network. We dive into making network automation work in real life.

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Nov 09, 2018
PQ 158: Introducing NRE Labs For Network Automation Training
43:42

We dig into a new online tool, NRE Labs, designed to help network engineers learn the concepts and tools of network automation. NRE Labs was created by Juniper Networks, but it's a free and open source platform, and you can start learning now with no sign-in, no registration, and no paywall. Our guests are Matt Oswalt and Derick Winkworth.

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Nov 08, 2018
Weekly Show 414: Security Implications Of Home Automation
49:31

Today's Weekly Show podcast delves into home automation, IoT, and security with guest Chris Young. We talk about Chris's experience building and running his home automation network, how to reverse-engineer undocumented APIs, and the security implications of home automation.

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Nov 02, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 012: Why Service Providers Are Driving IPv6 Deployments
27:33

Service provider are driving IPv6 deployments in the US and globally. On today's IPv6 Buzz podcast we talk about why with guest Jeff Doyle. We discuss address depletion, the problems with Carrier-Grade NAT as a workaround, and more.

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Nov 01, 2018
Datanauts 150: Living Outside Your Technology Comfort Zone
45:05

Advancing your IT career means getting outside your comfort zone. The Datanauts and guest Ken Nalbone talk about overcoming tech inertia, taking technology and career risks, and why it's essential to go out into the real world and interact with people, even when you're an introvert.

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Oct 31, 2018
Tech Bytes: SwyMed And Silver Peak Partner On Telemedicine Backpack (Sponsored)
15:00

The Packet Pushers' Tech Bytes is a short, sponsored interview. Our sponsor is Silver Peak, and today's guest is swyMed, which makes a telemedicine backpack so first responders can videoconference with doctors and nurses from anywhere in the field. Silver Peak's SD-WAN mini-appliance helps enable connectivity and ensure a persistent, high-quality connection.

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Oct 29, 2018
Weekly Show 413: How Disaggregation Accelerates Innovation And Operations With Juniper Networks (Sponsored)
43:37

On today's Weekly Show, sponsor Juniper Networks joins us to look at how disaggregation works across the network stack, and how it can drive innovation, operational efficiency, and cost savings.

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Oct 26, 2018
Full Stack Journey 026: Charting The Course Of Network Transformation With Lindsay Hill
46:12

On today's Full Stack Journey podcast, guest Lindsay Hill discusses major transformations in the network industry, and how IT professionals can understand, adapt, and thrive amidst these changes.

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Oct 23, 2018
Weekly Show 412: What Managers Want From Their Teams
1:14:51

What does your manager want? On today's Weekly Show we talk to two managers to find out how they work with their teams, what they see as their roles, how they hire, and much more. Our guests are Michael Bushong and Omar Sultan.

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Oct 19, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 011: An IPv6 Address Planning Guide
31:47

Today's episode explores the ins and outs of IPv6 address planning, with IPv6 Buzz co-host Tom Coffeen in the guest chair. Tom discusses how to get away from "IPv4 thinking" when planning your v6 transition, and shares his real-world experiences of IPv6 adoption with CDNs and service providers.

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Oct 18, 2018
PQ 157: How Cisco Built A Carrier-Grade Network OS (Sponsored)
1:15:56

On today's sponsored Priority Queue podcast we take a deep dive into Cisco's IOS-XR network OS to learn what it takes to build a carrier-grade NOS, including its microservices architecture, multiple levels of abstraction, and how it captures and shares state data.

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Oct 18, 2018
Datanauts 149: Entering The DevOps World With Azure DevOps
42:32

The Datanauts dive into Microsoft's Azure DevOps, a suite of online tools to help developers make DevOps a reality. Our guest and guide is Nathaniel Avery, a solutions architect.

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Oct 17, 2018
Weekly Show 411: Understanding Global DNS Architecture with ThousandEyes (Sponsored)
44:45

Today's Weekly Show delves into DNS performance and endpoint testing with sponsor ThousandEyes. We'll review key findings from a new report on the state of global DNS authored by ThousandEyes, and discuss how to analyze performance and improve troubleshooting with end point testing.

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Oct 12, 2018
BIB 56: Corporate Scar Tissue with Chris Swan
17:30

I got together to Chris Swan @cpswan to record a two beer networking. Through my own staggering incompetence the video hasn’t turned out but the audio is just fine. Chris a leader in service practice and the conversation talks about how organisational scar tissue. He recently attended the European IDC CIO summit in Lisbon which […]

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Oct 11, 2018
Weekly Show 410: Broadcast Media Using IP Networks
56:11

On today’s Packet Pushers Weekly Show, we discuss how the broadcast media industry leverages IP networks, the initiatives behind the standards and protocols, and why it all matters to data networking professionals.

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Oct 05, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 010: Understanding And Troubleshooting IPv6 With Wireshark
31:01

Today's IPv6 Buzz podcast explores using the Wireshark protocol analyzer to understand and troubleshoot IPv6. Our guest is Jeff Carrell, an expert instructor in IPv6 and Wireshark.

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Oct 04, 2018
Datanauts 148: What’s New In Azure And Azure Stack – Microsoft Ignite 2018
40:47

Chris Wahl and guests dive into the latest announcements about Azure and Azure Stack, including the Data Box storage device, new networking features, and more. This Datanauts episode was recorded live at Microsoft Ignite 2018.

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Oct 03, 2018
Weekly Show 409: The 100G Data Center And Other Roundtable Topics
1:14:55

Today's Weekly Show is a roundtable discussion with network engineers on dealing with a lack of carrier diversity, equipment refresh cycles for the 100GbE data center, and more nerdy topics.

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Sep 28, 2018
PQ 156: Wires Matter – A Wireless Engineer’s Detective Story
35:49

On today's Priority Queue, wireless engineer Lee Badman shares a real-world detective tale about a troubleshooting problem that took him into dark places involving wires.

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Sep 27, 2018
Full Stack Journey 025: How To Embrace Network Evolution With Andrew Hrycaj
47:20

Today's Full Stack Journey explores the evolution of networking technology and how it affects engineers. Guest Andrew Hrycaj discuss where the industry is going, personal skill development, getting team members on board with new networking technologies and learning requirements, and more.

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Sep 25, 2018
Weekly Show 408: Running Secure Ethernet Fabrics With Extreme Networks (Sponsored)
55:25

On today's Weekly Show podcast we dive into Fabric Connect with sponsor Extreme Networks and a customer. We get a real-world look at how Fabric Connect creates an Ethernet fabric across the network, and what that means for operations, security, and automation.

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Sep 21, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 009: IPv6 And DNS With Cricket Liu
29:40

Today's IPv6 Buzz podcast dives into the critical relationship between IPv6 and DNS with guest Cricket Liu, author and Senior Fellow at Infoblox. We drill into DNS64 and DNSSEC, and look into DNS's future.

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Sep 20, 2018
Datanauts 147: What’s Your Private Cloud Strategy?
49:15

On today’s Datanauts podcast, we break down what it takes to build out a private cloud on your premises. Our guest is Rita Younger, National Practice Lead SDDC / SDN and Technical Innovation Group at CDW.

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Sep 19, 2018
Weekly Show 407: Delivering Applications In Multi-Cloud Environments With Avi Networks (Sponsored)
48:00

Running applications in a multi-cloud environment presents serious networking challenges. On today's sponsored Weekly Show, we talk with Avi Networks about how its software-based ADC and load balancer can help customers working in multi-cloud environments ensure application delivery, provide security, and enable automation at scale.

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Sep 14, 2018
BiB 055: Meta Networks Brings SD-Perimeter To Talari’s SD-WAN
3:44

In this briefing, Meta Networks discussed their new partnership with Talari. Talari is an SD-WAN provider for enterprises. Meta is providing remote access. Therefore, what you’ve got with the Talari/Meta partnership is a full-featured WAN solution.

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Sep 13, 2018
PQ 155: Forecasting Network Evolution At VMworld’s Future:Net 2018
36:14

This Priority Queue was recorded live at the Future:Net conference at VMworld 2018. Guests Bruce Davie and Guido Appenzeller discuss service meshes, differences between hybrid and multicloud, intrinsic security, intent-based networking and more.

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Sep 13, 2018
BiB 054: Create & Deploy Unikernels With NanoVMs
4:59

NanoVMs makes software to help you create and deploy unikernels. In this briefing, CEO Ian Eyberg discussed with Ethan Banks the state of the unikernel ecosystem and how NanoVMs fits into things.

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Sep 07, 2018
Weekly Show 406: Updates And Introspection
1:12:51

On today's Weekly Show the Packet Pushers update you on what's been happening behind the scenes at our Global HQ. That includes a new hosting provider, forthcoming Ignition content, and the launch of the IPv6 podcast. We also take a little time to talk about trying to stay mentally and physically healthy.

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Sep 07, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 008: Our IPv6-Only Future
38:40

In this episode of IPv6 Buzz, we examine how and why to make the transition from a dual-stack to an all-v6 world. Our guest is Veronika McKillop, network architect at Microsoft and president/chair of the UK IPv6 Council.

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Sep 06, 2018
PQ 154: Design Challenges In Military Networks
1:27:06

On today's Priority Queue we explore the challenges of building military networks, including bandwidth constraints, hostile environments, survivability, training and skills development, and much more. Our guest is PC Drew, an officer in the Marine Corps Reserve and a network engineer.

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Sep 06, 2018
BiB 053: Mode.net’s Cloud Private Network For Your SD-WAN
5:34

Mode briefed Ethan Banks about their cloud private network. Whoa! Thought Mode was an SD-WAN company? Not quite. Mode partners with several SD-WAN platforms so that it's easy to stand up a tunnel from your SD-WAN forwarders to Mode's private network. That makes Mode a network alternative to private MPLS that integrates with your SD-WAN fabric.

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Sep 05, 2018
Datanauts 146: A VDI Design Guide
45:52

In this Datanauts podcast, we get a fresh perspective on designing and deploying VDI in the enterprise. Most of the conversation is based on VDI Design Guide, a new book from our guest Johan van Amersfoort.

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Sep 05, 2018
Weekly Show 405: Juniper Contrail SD-WAN: Driving Wave Two (Sponsored)
1:01:47

In today's Weekly Show we drill into Contrail SD-WAN with sponsor Juniper Networks. We discuss Contrail SD-WAN's three pillars--routing, VPNs, and security--and look at how the product distinguishes itself from its competitors. Our guest is Tony Sarathchandra, Director, Product Management - Software Defined Networking Technology and Solutions at Juniper Networks.

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Sep 01, 2018
PQ 153: DDoS Open Threat Signaling For Coordinated Response
30:58

What if DDoS mitigation services could coordinate to thwart attacks? On today's Priority Queue, we explore Distributed Denial Of Service Open Threat Signalling, or DOTS, an IETF effort to do just that. Andrew Mortensen is our guest.

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Aug 30, 2018
Weekly Show 404: Running Open Networks In Production
1:13:58

Today's Weekly Show returns to the topic of open networking in production. Guest Andrey Khomyakov walks us through the management and operations side (rather than the hardware side) of network disaggregation, whiteboxes, and automation in a live environment.

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Aug 25, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 007: Measuring And Managing IPv6
29:30

Listen to the latest IPv6 Buzz podcast as we discuss the challenge of measuring and managing IPv6 deployments and learn how monitoring can optimize performance. Our guest is Dr. Ciprian Popoviciu, IPv6 expert and author.

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Aug 23, 2018
Datanauts 145: Microservice Meshes With Istio And Envoy
51:36

The Datanauts explore Envoy (an application-level proxy) and Istio (management software or the control plane for service meshes), key open-source projects for microservices architectures. Our guest is Christian Posta, Chief Architect, Cloud Application Development at Red Hat.

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Aug 22, 2018
Weekly Show 403: Ditching Your Branch Router With SD-WAN (Sponsored)
52:12

When you migrate to SD-WAN, do you still need a branch router? On today's Weekly Show with sponsor Silver Peak, we examine the business drivers for getting rid of branch routers, and look at the architectural and operational implications.

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Aug 20, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 006: Why And How To Test IPv6 Interoperability
47:21

Learn why and how you test IPv6 interoperability in the latest episode of the IPv6 Buzz podcast. Our guest is Tim Winters, director of the University of New Hampshire's InterOperability Lab.

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Aug 09, 2018
Datanauts 144: Managing Work Stress And Cognitive Biases
46:09

This Datanauts podcast episode dives into the realities of dealing with work stress, especially when trying to embrace time off and unplugging from work. Our guest is Eric Shanks.

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Aug 08, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 005: IPv6 Goes To College
28:05

In the latest IPv6 Buzz podcast, Scott and Tom discuss the state of IPv6 in universities and higher education. Additional topics include: * How universities and higher education can benefit from IPv6 adoption * How security differs (and doesn’t) in higher education environments and how that might impact IPv6 deployment * Some IPv6 address planning […]

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Aug 07, 2018
PQ 152: An IETF Update On RIFT, BIER, SD-WAN And More
38:48

Today's Priority Queue podcast looks at what's new with key IETF networking projects including RIFT, BIER and PPR, as well as standards efforts around SD-WAN. Our guests are Russ White and Jeff Tantsura.

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Aug 06, 2018
Datanauts 143: Getting To Day 2 Cloud
47:54

Today's Datanauts podcast looks at Day 2 cloud issues including operations, training, understanding and managing costs, and of course, security. Our guest is Maish Saidel-Keesing.

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Jul 25, 2018
BiB 52 Redhat Ansible – Moving up and scaling out

Redhat Ansible talking about the future of Ansible, making it biggerer and betterer.

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Jul 20, 2018
BiB 51 Nyansa Networks Analytics for SD-WANs and Campus

Analytics for the real world WAN using agents to provide deeper visibility. Also Campus LANs and Wireless so you can build QOE dashboard.

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Jul 20, 2018
BiB 50 Big Switch Networks Brings Off-prem to On-prem Network Field Day 18

Cloud First Networking – the challenge of networking in multiple clouds is substantial  How can we make on-prem look like the public cloud.  Don’t make AWS look like a on-prem network, make an off-prem network look like an on-prem network. Instead of configuring VRFs and VLANs, we should be configuring the public cloud equivalent of […]

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Jul 19, 2018
BiB 49 – IPinfusion – Its Takes Team to Make a Whitebox – Network Field Day 18

  Edgecore Edgecore is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accton Producing increasing diversity of network equipment, the range of possible applications of Broadcom silicon.  Includes a optical solution  the choice to focus on SP is interesting, does this imply that  All of these products run IPinfusion software.  Broadcom Talking about the breadth of their portfolio  […]

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Jul 19, 2018
BiB 48: Gluware at Network Field Day 18

I broadly consider Gluware an automation engine that can deliver effective automation inside an brownfield network. That is, its multi-vendor, multi-technology (e.g. switches / firewalls, routers, QOS,) and works with the existing tooling such as CLI. So you don’t have to buy new hardware to start the SDN process. Thats a useful way to start […]

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Jul 18, 2018
Datanauts 142: Cloud-First Networking With Big Switch Networks (Sponsored)

Today on the Datanauts podcast, sponsor Big Switch talks about its cloud-first networking initiative and new products that aim to make your public and private clouds operationally consistent.

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Jul 18, 2018
Full Stack Journey 023: The Future Of Security With James Holland

Today's Full Stack Journey podcast peers into the future of security with guest James Holland. We talk about how security is moving up the stack, the use of automation, and what non-security folks can do to improve their organizations' security posture.

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Jul 17, 2018
BiB 047: Arrcus ArcOS Competes With Cisco, Juniper, Arista

Arrcus is a startup that’s built a modern network operating system for the disaggregated networking market. They are running on $15M of Series A funding, and as of 16-July-2018, they have emerged from stealth. In this briefing, Arrcus shared some of the details behind ArcOS, their core product offering.

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Jul 16, 2018
PQ 151: Cisco And The Art Of Disaggregation With IOS-XR (Sponsored)

Today on the Packet Pushers Priority Queue, we get nerdy about disaggregation with sponsor Cisco. Specifically, we look at disaggregation options with Cisco's IOS-XR software.

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Jul 12, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 004: IPv6 And Mobile Network Operators
35:05

On today's IPv6 Buzz, we chat with Stephan Lagerholm of T-Mobile to learn about the uptake of IPv6 in mobile networks and why 464XLAT is a critical translation mechanism for mobile IPv6.

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Jul 12, 2018
Datanauts 141: Managing Cloud-Native Applications

On today’s Datanauts episode, we talk to Justin Garrison, a senior systems engineer, about managing cloud native applications. We cover the challenges of managing a microservices architecture, sidecars, troubleshooting and more

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Jul 11, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 003: IPv6 In The Enterprise

Today's IPv6 Buzz podcast tackles the slow uptake of v6 in the enterprise, and how that might affect IoT, cloud, and network programmability strategies.

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Jun 28, 2018
Datanauts 140: Exploring End User Compute

The Datanauts and guest Sean Massey explore the ins and outs of End User Compute (EUC) and VDI, including use cases, the end user perspective, and EUC/VDI's impact on the data center.

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Jun 27, 2018
BiB 046: Arista 7170 Multi-function Programmable Network Switches

Ethan Banks attended a technical webinar held by Arista Networks talking about their recently announced 7170 series multi-function programmable network switches. In this webinar, Arista explained what the new 7170 switch line was all about. The central reason this switch line exists is programmability.

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Jun 21, 2018
Full Stack Journey 022: Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) With Michael Kehoe

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) is the topic for the latest Full Stack Journey podcast. Guest Michael Kehoe explores SRE, its relationship w/ DevOps, essential skills, and more.

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Jun 20, 2018
Datanauts 139: Getting AWS Security Right

Today the Datanauts explore how to lock down AWS services to ensure they aren't publicly exposed--and it's not just S3 buckets. Our guest is Scott Piper, who'll share tips and open-source tools.

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Jun 20, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 002: SDN And IPv6 With Tim Martin

IPv6 Buzz is back with a new episode on how SDN could change how we think about the role IPv6 plays in the enterprise. Our guest is Tim Martin.

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Jun 14, 2018
BiB 045: Rubrik Alta 4.2 AWS Native Protection For EC2

Rubrik Alta 4.2 offers AWS native protection for EC2, VMware vCloud Director integration, Windows full volume protection, as well as AIX & Solaris support. We zoom in on the EC2 part of the announcement.

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Jun 13, 2018
Datanauts 138: What’s Up With Ethernet Fabrics?

Today's Datanauts episode delves into the current state of Ethernet fabrics with guest Stefan Fouant.

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Jun 13, 2018
BiB 044: Juniper Announces MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platform

Juniper makes announcements around the upcoming MX Series 5G Universal Routing platform, including Si5 silicon, hardware acceleration for CUPS, and MX variants of the Universal Chassis.

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Jun 12, 2018
PQ 150: HCI Networking With Big Switch’s Big Cloud Fabric (Sponsored)

We discuss networking for hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and how Big Switch's Big Cloud Fabric can help on today's sponsored Priority Queue podcast.

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Jun 07, 2018
IPv6 Buzz 001: Sixth World IPv6 Launch Anniversary

Ed Horley, Tom Coffeen, and Scott Hogg discuss the state of IPv6 adoption in 2018, reflecting on the sixth anniversary of the World IPv6 Launch.

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Jun 06, 2018
Datanauts 137: Automating Infrastructure As Code With Terraform

Our guest today is Ned Bellavance. We pick Ned's brain about infrastructure as code and his hands-on experience with HashiCorp's Terraform.

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Jun 06, 2018
BiB 043: DriveScale’s Software Composable Infrastructure For Flash

In this briefing, DriveScale announced Software Composable Infrastructure for Flash, which they claim is a market first. Flash storage is all about high bandwidth and low latency, and the latest NVMe flash drives have ferocious network-filling capability. If you think serving storage over Ethernet is a performance compromise, think again.

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Jun 05, 2018
Datanauts 136: ChatOps Using PoshBot With Brandon Olin

On this episode of Datanauts, we chat with Brandon Olin, the creator of PoshBot, a PowerShell based chatbot for ops teams. What does PoshBot do? How was PoshBot built? How do chatbots impact Brandon's delivery model?

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May 30, 2018
Datanauts 135: An Introduction To Edge Computing

The Datanauts explore edge computing, including a working definition, use cases, issues of locality and latency, and the infrastructure that drives edge computing. Our guest is Alex Marcham.

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May 23, 2018
BiB 42 – Pica8 Releases PicaPilot and PicaFabric

Pica8 makes it first steps into network automation in a unique fashion with apps for its PicOS NOS. PicaFabric build a virtual switch chassis from an leaf/spine switch clister. The PicaPilot app builds vitual switch stack for fat tree L2 everywhere campus networks. All this is done with open hardware that you can mix & […]

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May 22, 2018
Full Stack Journey 021: Continual Learning With Cody Bunch

Today's Full Stack Journey explores continual learning for technologists. Guest Cody Bunch shares tips on how to approach new information, why you should share what you learn, how to take notes, time management, and more.

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May 16, 2018
Datanauts 134: Preventing Failures With AI And HPE InfoSight (Sponsored)

On today's sponsored episode we explore HPE InfoSight, an AI-driven cloud service that helps predict and prevent problems that could affect Nimble Storage arrays and other HPE products. HPE is our sponsor.

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May 16, 2018
PQ 149: WPA3 And Wireless Security Improvements

Today's Priority Queue explores features in the upcoming WPA3 specifications to improve wireless security, including Opportunistic Wireless Encryption. Our guest is Dan Harkins from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.

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May 11, 2018
Datanauts 133: Perfecting The Job Hunt

Today on the Datanauts: the job hunt. We break down the process to understand and optimize it with guest Doug Lane, who'll share his own experiences on a recent career transition.

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May 09, 2018
BiB 41: VMware NSX SD-WAN By VeloCloud

VMware's networking and cloud ambitions come into sharper focus with the introduction of NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud.

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May 03, 2018
PQ 148: How To Monitor Cryptojacking With Paessler PRTG (Sponsored)

Find out how to apply network monitoring to security, and get deep visibility into your network, with Paessler PRTG in today's sponsored Priority Queue.

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May 03, 2018
BiB 40: Anuta To Launch SaaS Version Of Its ATOM Orchestration Software

Anuta Networks will launch a SaaS version of its infrastructure orchestration software on June 1st.

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May 02, 2018
Datanauts 132: Unit Testing For Fun And Profit

Today on the Datanauts we explore why and how you should test your scripts. Our guest is Adam Bertram, an automation engineer working with PowerShell and other DevOps tools and author of The Pester Book.

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May 02, 2018
PQ 147: Connecting Security And GDPR Compliance (Sponsored)

Today's sponsored Priority Queue discusses how to connect security controls with GDPR regulations. Our guests are Cisco partners Equilibrium Security and ePlus/IGX Global.

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Apr 26, 2018
Datanauts 131: Masters And Mentorship

Today the Datanauts talk about why mentorship can lead to IT mastery and how to get past objections from experts who don't want to share their knowledge.

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Apr 25, 2018
PQ 146: Practical Python For Deploying BFD

Today's show walks through a practical use case for Python; namely, deploying BFD to detect routing failures. Our guest is Billy Downing.

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Apr 19, 2018
Full Stack Journey 020: Jason Edelman And Network Automation

ason Edelman is my guest on the Full Stack Journey, where we talk about his transition from a traditional network engineer to focus on automation.

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Apr 18, 2018
Datanauts 130: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of The VAR Life

The Datanauts and guest Eric Gullickson dive into the good, bad and ugly of the life of a VAR from people who have lived it.

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Apr 18, 2018
PQ 145: Greg And Ivan Have A Chat

Greg Ferro chats with Ivan Pepelnjak about the state of the networking industry, including automation, intent, product quality, and whatever else catches their fancy.

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Apr 13, 2018
BiB 039: Reviewing The D-Link DGS-1510-52

Ethan Banks does a five minute review of the enterprise-oriented D-Link DGS-1510-52 Ethernet switch.

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Apr 12, 2018
BiB 038: Gluware Automates The Brownfield

Jeff Gray, CEO at Gluware, chatted to the Packet Pushers about how they can automate any network, including the one you've already got.

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Apr 11, 2018
Datanauts 129: Automation And Security In AWS

The Datanauts parse the meanings of automation, infrastructure as code, and DevOps; explore new AWS services; and talk security best practices on today's cloudy episode. Our guest in Ken Hui.

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Apr 11, 2018
PQ 144: Engineer Roundtable: Encryption, Code Style, Tech Over 40

The Packet Pushers convene an engineer roundtable to discuss encryption, code-writing strategies for networkers, and what it's like to work in tech after a certain age.

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Apr 05, 2018
Datanauts 128: Kubernetes, Serverless And No Code With Kelsey Hightower

Kelsey Hightower beams aboard the Datanauts starship to discuss the latest evolution of Kubernetes, serverless, and the wild new world of application design.

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Apr 04, 2018
Datanauts 127: Found On The Internet Series 4

The Datanauts crack open our cabinet of curiosities to explore a variety of ideas found on the Internet including SREs, AWS vs. Amazon for a cloud career, the ups and downs of industry certifications & more.

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Mar 28, 2018
BiB 037: Emulate Big WAN Links with Apposite’s Netropy 100G

CEO Neal Roche at Apposite Technologies briefed Ethan Banks about WAN emulation and their new Netropy 100G appliance.

Find out more about Apposite at https://apposite-tech.com.

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Mar 21, 2018
Datanauts 126: Stephen Foskett On Storage, Containers & Cloud

Stephen Foskett beams aboard the Datanauts starship to talk about what's new in storage, including for containers and cloud, plus cogent career advice.

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Mar 21, 2018
Full Stack Journey 019: Getting Inside Microsoft Azure

The Full Stack Journey explores how the cloud drives IT pros to cultivate both developer and infrastructure skills, and provides an introduction to Microsoft's Azure platform.

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Mar 20, 2018
PQ 143: The Strange Dynamics Of Buying & Selling Enterprise IT

Martin Casado, general partner at Andreesen Horowitz, shares his perspective on the changing dynamics of how enteprises buy IT, and how it's sold to them.

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Mar 15, 2018
Datanauts 125: Security Gamification & Training New Talent

Is security gamification a useful tool for training security talent, or just a gimmick? The Datanauts dive in to explore this issue. Our guest is Evan Dornbush.

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Mar 14, 2018
PQ 142: TCP Latency Monitoring With Ruru

Today's Priority Queue peers into the Ruru project, which is open source software for TCP monitoring. Our guest is Ruru developer Richard Cziva.

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Mar 08, 2018
Datanauts 124: VMware Cloud On AWS (Sponsored)

VMware Cloud on AWS lets you run a native VMware environment on bare metal AWS servers. The Datanauts delve into service details, use cases, and nerd knob options with episode sponsor VMware.

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Mar 07, 2018
PQ 141: Using Open-Source FastNetMon For DDoS Detection

FastNetMon is open-source software for DDoS detection. On today's Priority Queue we explore the software & its capabilities with project leader Pavel Odintsov.

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Mar 01, 2018
Datanauts 123: Security Without Firewalls

Can you run a secure infrastructure without firewalls? Today on Datanauts, we make the case for this idea with guests Nick Buraglio and Jon Zeolla.

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Feb 28, 2018
PQ 140: OPNsense Wants To Be Your Open-Source Firewall

Today's Priority Queue looks at OPNsense, the open-source firewall and router. We examine features and capabilities, how it differs from other open firewalls, and more.

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Feb 22, 2018
BiB 036: Anuta Launches ATOM For Network Infrastructure Orchestration

Anuta Networks launches its ATOM platform for multi-vendor network infrastructure automation and orchestration.

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Feb 21, 2018
Datanauts 122: Protecting Applications With VMware AppDefense (Sponsored)

The Datanauts delve into application security with sponsor VMware. We discuss VMware's AppDefense software, how it works, and why we need a new model for security.

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Feb 21, 2018
BiB 035: ReSTNSX Makes NSX Easier To Operate

Ethan Banks had a briefing with ReSTNSX, and they demoed their VMware NSX-enhancing platform to him. Have a listen for Ethan's impressions of the demo.

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Feb 15, 2018
PQ 139: Why AT&T Is Building An Open Source Network OS

On today's Priority Queue we talk with AT&T about its dNOS project: an open source network OS the company hopes will become a standard platform for white boxes and spur new applications and tools.

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Feb 15, 2018
Datanauts 121: A Professor Takes Us To Machine Learning School

The term 'Machine Learning' is being sprinkled over IT marketing materials like magic dust. The Datanauts get to what’s real in ML with guest Vivian Zhang.

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Feb 14, 2018
Full Stack Journey 018: Istio, Envoy & Service Meshes

Today's Full Stack Journey dives into Istio, Envoy & service meshes with guest Shannon McFarland.

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Feb 13, 2018
PQ 138: Inside Open vSwitch

Today's Priority Queue delves into Open vSwitch with guest Ben Pfaff, an Open vSwitch contributor for the past ten years.

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Feb 08, 2018
BiB 034 Virtual Instruments at A3 Technology Live Feb 2018

Virtual Instruments has visibility and testing tools for FibreChannel networks.

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Feb 08, 2018
BiB 033 – Micron Technologies at A3 Technology Live

Are there signs of change in the storage marketplace ? Yes, I think so.

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Feb 08, 2018
Datanauts 120: Data Center Transformation, Certifications & Consulting

Today the Datanauts explore the worlds of consulting and VARs, and their customer focus areas, including data center transformation and certifications. Our guests are Jason Nash and Josh Coen.

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Feb 07, 2018
BiB 32: Netscout Adds Security Chaining To nGenius PFS5000

Netscout talked to Ethan Banks about how they are unifying visibility fabrics inside of an IT team with features like security tool chains.

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Feb 07, 2018
BiB 31: VMware NSX 6.4 Release Notes Round Up

Ethan Banks does a quick walk through of VMware's official release notes for NSX 6.4.

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Feb 05, 2018
BiB 30: Mellanox, Ixia & Cumulus At NFD17 – VXLAN & Whitebox

Mellanox, Ixia, and Cumulus Networks shared the presentation stage at Networking Field Day 17 to talk EVPN VXLAN, whitebox switching, open source, and data center design and performance validation.

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