Hedge 106: Compositional Network Modeling and Zen

One topic of constant discussion among network engineers is the basic problems surrounding network modeling, which leads to configuration, telemetry, and troubleshooting. In this episode of the Hedge, Ryan Beckett, Tom Ammon, and Russ White discuss Zen, a general framework for compositional network modelling.

Hedge 105: Johan Gustawsson and Changing Provider Architectures

Many service providers have the feeling that they “didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow we still lost.” How are providers reacting to the massive changes in the networking field, and how are they trying to regain their footing so they can move into the coming decades better positioned to compete? Join Johan Gustawsson, Tom Ammon, and Russ White as we discuss the impact of merchant silicon and changing applications on the architecture of service providers.

Hedge 104: Automation with David Gee

Automation is often put forward as the answer to all our problems—but without a map, how can we be certain we are moving in the right direction? David Gee joins Tom Ammon and Russ White on this episode of the Hedge to talk about automata without a map. Where did we come from, what are we doing with automation right now, and what do we need to do to map out a truly better future?

Live Stream: The Journey to Architect

On Thursday the 19th of October at 1PM ET, I’ll be joining Keith Bogart for the em>INE Live live stream. You can find the details on their web site.

In this session, Keith Bogart will interview prolific author and Network Architect, Russ White Ph.D. One of only a handful of people who have attained CCAr status, Russ White has authored several books such as “Practical BGP”, “The Art of Network Architecture” and “Computer Networking Problems And Solutions”. During this session we’ll find out about his journey to becoming a Network Architect and how his passion for technology can inspire you!

Between 0x2 Nerds on Network Complexity

On the 14th (this Thursday), I’ll once again be a guest on a live stream with Jeff T and Jeff D on Between -x2 Nerds.. I think this is the URL, but you can check on their web page later to make certain.