It is my belief that classic network engineering skills (with the current revisions of the CCIE being the pinnacle) are currently in the process of losing value. My thoughts supporting my belief, as well as recommendations on actions are contained below. I believe that the shift to programatic control of infrastructure, led by shifts in [...]
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March 4th, 2014 · 18 Comments · CCIE, devops
December 19th, 2013 · 3 Comments · CCIE, OpenDaylight, OpenStack, SDN
Should I get a second CCIE, or focus on Open Source cloud and SDN platforms? My answer to a reader email.
3221 Built to Fail – Testing and Acceptance for Tier 1 Virtualized Environments Today’s virtualized Data Centers are not stand-alone environments. The availability and performance of these environments depends on complex inter-dependencies of networking, server, virtualization and storage vendor components. Behaviors of which can vary by vendor or even firmware version. Not only are end [...]