This week, Greg and I decided to do a review of some of the briefings we received via an audio recording. We published the audio on the Packet Pushers Community Show feed, which you can subscribe to specifically on iTunes or access via the Packet Pushers Fat Pipe iTunes feed. Here’s a summary of my take on these briefings.
A little bird pointed out this link to me, a wiki for the developer community for the Brocade Vyatta Controller (BVC). The big idea is to help foster community for folks building SDN applications for the BVC. What do I mean by “SDN applications”? I mean an application that does something interesting, and interacts with an SDN […]
One of my favorite companies to talk to and keep track of is Cumulus Networks, makers of Cumulus Linux, a network operating system that runs on whitebox switches. As I’m not in a build phase on the network I do most of my work on, I haven’t had a chance to try Cumulus Linux out, but […]
Several folks have asked me about my home lab server build since I’ve tweeted a time or two about it. Here’s what I’ve built so far, and some of the logic behind my choices. The Purpose Of My Lab I am working on network virtualization, automation, and software defined networking tools. I need to work […]
I moved my BIG-IP VE Lab Edition VM from VMware Fusion on my Mac over to VMware ESXi, now that I’ve built a full ESXi 5.5 host to lab with. Here are my notes, as it was overall easy enough, but I did it wrong the first time. Maybe I can save someone a little […]
Eric Flores, community blogger at Packet Pushers, posted this gem about F5 dropping the price of the F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition for lab license down to $95. In my opinion, F5 is the market leader in load-balancing appliances – what they call “application delivery controllers”. I’ve used F5 gear for many years now, and have […]