rule11-academy-rt

computer networking calisthenics

1. General

  1. What is network architecture?

2. Knowledge

  1. Basic Network Communications
  2. Layers
  3. The Four Things
    1. Marshal/Multiplex
    2. Error/Flow
  4. Two hosts and two routers
  5. Host Networking
  6. Router Operation
  7. The Domain Name System
  8. The Default Free Zone
  9. Convergence Basics
  10. IS-IS
  11. OSPF
  12. BGP
  13. Redistribution
  14. Tunnels & Traffic Steering
    1. SRv6

3. Skills

  1. Design goals
    1. Scalable
    2. Resilient
    3. Manageable
    4. Secure
  2. Interacting with applications
  3. Interacting with business
  4. Network lifecycle
  5. Interacting with cloud services
  6. Interacting with security
  7. Complexity & abstraction
  8. Unintended consequences
  9. Law of leaky abstractions
    1. Keith’s Law and its corollaries
    2. Optimization/SoS triad
    3. Local versus global
  10. Hierarchical network design
  11. DC fabric design
  12. Troubleshooting
  13. Telemetry

4. Superpowers

  1. Communicating
  2. Learning
  3. Thinking
  4. Interviewing