Automation and orchestration are key topics that are driving conversations around SDN and other IT ideas. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at each through the lens of top-down vs. bottom-up methodology and why each has a place in your environment.
At Networking Field Day, Juniper Networks gave details and a technical deep dive into their Junos operating system for their routers. They specifically went into great detail about some of the automation now available. It’s genuinely impressive. But I really enjoyed how the presentation started.
Matt Oswalt of Keeping It Classless comments: For the last few years, if you wanted to set up a virtual network environment (for testing purposes, or setting up a lab, etc), it was more or less a manual process of installing software like the CSR 1000v from an ISO or OVA. Rinse and repeat. If […]
Liz Burns, Global Manager for Juniper Networks certifications and Kieran Milne, one of the technical leads with the Juniper certifications team join Ethan Banks for a discussion of the upcoming changes in the Juniper certification world. Thereâ€™s a LOT of great information Liz and Kieran share, so be prepared to listen through this a time or two if youâ€™re keen on Juniper certs.
After a busy week of forcing packets to do our nefarious bidding, we found ourselves up against a recording deadline while being less prepared than usual. To save us from ourselves, at the very last minute we invited Josh Oâ€™Brien and Jennifer Huber to pull up a mic and add their weighty thoughts to the networking issues of the day. Adding to the impromptu nature of this show, we did our first live solicitation of questions from the audience using the Twitterverse, getting instant feedback. All hail the Intertubes!