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Tech Bytes: Breaking Through The Noise With Wi-Fi 7 (Sponsored)
il y a 5 heures
14:01Wi-Fi 7 is the latest iteration of the wireless standard from the Wi-Fi Alliance. Wi-Fi 6 brought significant increases in throughput and performance. Wi-Fi 6e made the 6Ghz spectrum available (at least in the US). What does Wi-FI 7 bring to the table, and is it worth going through an upgrade? Our guest is Chris... Read more »
NB465: Dell Terminates VMware Resale Deal; Return-To-Office Orders Backfire Says Study
il y a 6 heures
50:15This week on Network Break we discuss Dell terminating its resale agreement of VMware as Broadcom looks to streamline OEM agreements, a new Wi-Fi AP and cloud-managed switches from Extreme, and the fits and starts in US chip manufacturing. A new study finds Return-To-Office (RTO) mandates don’t improve productivity or company performance, but do drive... Read more »
HN719: Meet SuzieQ, The Network Observability Application
56:46Guest Dinesh Dutt introduces his newest creation, SuzieQ. It’s a network observability platform application that has both a free, open source version and an enterprise version. Lightweight, fast, and platform-agnostic, SuzieQ’s use cases include network documentation, troubleshooting, fabric-wide visibility, network refresh and redesign, low/no code validation, audits and compliance, and proactive health checks. Hosts Ethan... Read more »
KU047: Back to the Basics: Network Engineering for Platform Engineers
37:00Network engineering is foundational to platform engineering. Michael and Kristina chat with Marino Wijay about tinkering with their home labs to brush up on networking skills and get hands-on practice. The three talk about how in a cloud-based world, it can be easy to forget about the networking nuts and bolts that connect workloads and... Read more »
D2C231: Cloud Repatriation: Can Workloads Ever Come Home Again?
48:39Cloud repatriation: Is it a good idea? Guest Marino Wijay, an OSI and networking open source advocate, joins hosts Ethan Banks and Ned Bellavance to discuss the recent interest in cloud repatriation. They cover the intricacies of moving workloads from the cloud back to on-premises or edge environments, and question if it is possible to... Read more »
Tech Bytes: Building An Automation-Ready Service Catalog With NetOrca (Sponsored)
16:10Let’s say you’ve built a set of automations for your network infrastructure, and now you want teams or departments within your organization to use those automations. Our Tech Bytes sponsor NetOrca offers a service catalog that provides a simple front-end to make it easy for internal customers to come and consume those capabilities you’ve worked... Read more »
NB464: Juniper Begins AI Push Into The Data Center; VMware Customers Confront Higher Prices
1:00:53This week we discuss new products from Juniper including synthetic testing software for its Mist wireless networks and its first step toward integrating its Apstra data center software with AI. VMware clarifies its product strategy as customers face rising prices, and undersea cables in the Red Sea face potential threats. Nokia and Chinese mobile device... Read more »
HN718: Prisma SASE Gets Clever With TCP For Better App And User Experiences (Sponsored)
49:26Remote and hybrid work means network engineers have to grapple with lossy residential networks such as home wireless that your work-from-home folks are using to access company resources. Their Wi-Fi sucks, and so their use of corporate resources sucks. Sure, you’ve got them plumbed into a SASE fabric, but that doesn’t fix their user experience... Read more »
IPB143: Are We Stuck With Dual-Stack Forever?
32:41These days, most network devices can speak both IPv4 and IPv6. A dual-stack approach can smooth the transition from one protocol to the other because organizations can get comfortable with IPv6 without having to make a hard cutover. However, they may get so comfortable that they never fully commit. In this episode Ed, Scott, and... Read more »
D2C230: Adding Python To Your Operations Toolkit
53:56Today we’re talking about Python. If you’re new to Python and want to add it to your toolkit, this is the show for you. This episode offers a broad perspective on all the approaches and plug-ins that Python includes. Our guest Michael Kennedy is a Python enthusiast and Python instructor. We discuss: Why you should... Read more »