Is your networking solution of choice SD-WAN? Daniel Dib gives us a great overview of what makes something SD-WAN and how we can ensure we’re getting what we paid for.
Do you feel like an imposter from time to time? Do you judge yourself against the achievements of others? Daniel Dib takes a look at this phenomenon in networking and how we need to combat it to be productive and healthy.
Network4Dev is a new site created by Daniel Dib and Cristian Sîrbu to give application developers a base of technical articles about networking. It’s a really interesting idea, and we hope the IT community will help build it into a true resource to make better applications.
A network is just like a snowflake. It’s a unique a beautiful thing, right? Except when it’s not unique or beautiful. Snowflakes may all look different, but in the end they are all made of frozen water in a crystalline structure. They look different but behave very similarly. Networks aren’t complicated if you follow some […]
Daniel Dib comments on his blog: It’s been five years since I started this blog! Time flies and a lot has happened since. Thanks for being along for the ride. What better way to celebrate than a blog post? This post is going to be short and to the point. Many of us run HSRP or VRRP. […]
Daniel Dib writes on his blog: The Cisco ISR G2 routers have been around for a while now. Roughly a year ago, Cisco released the Cisco 4451-X router which was the first ISR running IOS-XE. Cisco has now added new routers to the 4000 family, which means that the ISR G2 family will eventually go […]
Daniel Dib of Daniels networking blog comments: I ran into an interesting issue yesterday at work. There is a new video system being installed, which takes the video output from computers, encodes it and sends it as multicast to a controller. The controller then displays it on a video wall. I had been told that […]
Daniel Dib of Daniels networking blog comments: Lately I have done some studying for the CCDE and one of the things I was looking at is how to protect against DDoS attacks. I’m not expecting it to be a big topic for the CCDE but it has some interesting concepts relating to routing. Take a […]
Daniel Dib of Lost In Transit writes: Introduction This post is inspired by a post at IEOC about Uplinkfast and TCN which can be found here. Before we get to those parts, let’s recap how Ethernet and STP work together. Daniel has a great overview of spanning tree as well as some of the peculiar […]