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Show 5 – Talking NETCONF, SDN, and Central Management

This week we discuss NETCONF, SDN, Central configuration management with Carl Moberg from Tail-F.

Listen in and hear what exciting things Tail-F is doing with your routers and switch bridges.




Show 4 – Study Like A Pro!

This week we discussed studying. As IT pros we all have to study at one time or another, whether it is for an exam or a project. We wanted to expose some study methods, and talk about methods to avoid.

To help us with the conversation we had Matt Oswalt join in the fun.


Links from the show:

Safari Books Online 

Mental Case

Anki Flash Cards

Time Management for System Adminstrators

Time Management Seminar by Randy Pausch

Boson Ex-Sim


Dualcom mini 5-port switch





Show 3 – Service Provider Design

This show is all about Service Provider design. Matt and CJ get together and talk about lessons learned, Internet VRFs, BGP summarization and more!


Show links:

Ivan – ioshints – post on Internet VRF resource consumption


Show 2 – MPLS Explained!

Check out this week’s show where Matt and CJ are joined by Ivan Pepelnjak. In this show we discuss MPLS, it’s history, origins and what problem it was designed to solve. We also answer the question, if MPLS has any business being in the Enterprise. We even stray a bit off topic into the fiery depths of SDN and all things unicorns.

Come check it out!