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Why Kubernetes And Containerization?

There’s a general consensus in today’s tech world:  “Use Kubernetes.” But why? Why jump into Kubernetes if you’re already running production-level workloads on virtual machines? Why change what your engineering team has been doing for ten years that works just fine? Why have engineers learn a new technology that may take time to implement? In […]

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Service Mesh & Ingress In Kubernetes Lesson 8: Deploying An Ingress & Service Mesh For Production

This video walks you through installing an ingress controller and the Istio service mesh in a production cloud environment. Michael Levan brings his background in system administration, software development, and DevOps to this video series. He has Kubernetes experience as both a developer and infrastructure engineer. He’s also a consultant and Pluralsight author, and host […]

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A Kubernetes Primer

As Kubernetes continues to gain popularity, engineers have to know how Kubernetes works, and why it might make sense in their environment. What benefits does Kubernetes have in your environment and ultimately, what do technologies like containerization do for organizations. In this blog post, I’ll provide some basic background on containers and Kubernetes, and some […]

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DPUs And The Future Of Distributed Infrastructure: A Packet Pushers Livestream Event

If you want to understand Data Processing Units (DPUs) and how they might impact your work as a network or infrastructure professional, join the Packet Pushers and Dell Technologies for a sponsored Livestream event on December 13th. What’s A DPU? Is It Like A DUI? It’s definitely not a DUI. DPUs are dedicated hardware that […]

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An Introduction To Data Center Network Automation: An Onion-Based Architecture

Gone are the days when the data centers had a relatively simple network with VLANs, core switches, and a few firewalls. The network rarely changed. When a change was needed, someone who knew the network like the back of their hand had to configure those changes device per device, config line per config line. Nowadays […]

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Hedgehog, Kubernetes, And The Network Automation Conundrum

This post originally appeared in Human Infrastructure, the Packet Pushers’ weekly newsletter. See back issues and sign up here to get it. The networking startup Hedgehog recently emerged from stealth with a network fabric that brings together the open-source SONiC network OS (NOS) and the Kubernetes orchestration platform. The goal is to provide a distributed […]

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Service Mesh And Ingress In Kubernetes Lesson 7: Create An Ingress Controller In The Cloud – Video

This video walks through how to set up an NGINX ingress controller in AWS and Azure. Michael Levan brings his background in system administration, software development, and DevOps to this video series. He has Kubernetes experience as both a developer and infrastructure engineer. He’s also a consultant and Pluralsight author, and host of the “Kubernetes […]

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Aryaka Adds Secure Web Gateway, Firewall Service To Its SD-WAN And Security Capabilities

Aryaka is introducing both a Secure Web Gateway (SWG) and a Firewall-as-a-Service (FWaaS) offering to complement its SD-WAN capabilities. Many vendors, including Aryaka, are extending their SD-WAN offering to include security functions delivered as-a-service via Points of Presence (PoPs) or public clouds. This as-a-service approach makes it easier for customers to consume security services because […]

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Privacy And Networking Part 7: DNS Queries And Having A Breach Plan

In the final post in this privacy series, Russ White looks at privacy information that can be gleaned from DNS queries, and outlines essential steps in developing your breach plan. Don't have a breach plan? Here's your opportunity to start one.

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Service Mesh and Ingress In Kubernetes: Lesson 6 – Consul Service Mesh And App Installation – Video

Continuing with examples of installing a service mesh, this video walks through deploying the Consul mesh. Host Michael Levan brings his background in system administration, software development, and DevOps to this video series. He has Kubernetes experience as both a developer and infrastructure engineer. He’s also a consultant and Pluralsight author, and host of the […]

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Service Mesh and Ingress In Kubernetes: Lesson 5 – Service Mesh Install And App Deployment With Istio – Video

In this video, host Michael Levan walks through the basics of installing the Istio service mesh and deploying a simple application. Host Michael Levan brings his background in system administration, software development, and DevOps to this video series. He has Kubernetes experience as both a developer and infrastructure engineer. He’s also a consultant and Pluralsight […]

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Juniper Apstra Freeform Supports New Topologies, Protocols For Data Center Automation–With Caveats

Juniper Apstra has introduced Freeform, a new way to consume Apstra's data center automation platform without being tied to stringent reference architectures. While Freeform expands the network topologies and protocols Apstra can work with, it comes with its own tradeoffs.

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Service Mesh And Ingress In Kubernetes: Lesson 4 – Ingress With Nginx Ingress – Video

Video four in this series provides a hands-n view of deploying NGINX Ingress running on AKS. Michael Levan brings his background in system administration, software development, and DevOps to this video series. He has Kubernetes experience as both a developer and infrastructure engineer. He’s also a consultant and Pluralsight author, and host of the “Kubernetes […]

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Linux Bonding, LLDP, and MAC Flapping

Sometimes a painfully troublesome networking problem can have a complicated and brain-twisting root cause, one which you dread having to explain to peers and managers. However, sometimes the root cause is dead simple and makes you feel silly for how long it took you to find it. Today, I had one of the latter and […]

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New Trident 4C ASIC Includes Real-Time Threat Analysis Option

Broadcom has announced a new ASIC in the Trident family that can monitor flows in real time to identify anomalies that may indicate DDoS attacks, port scans, data exfiltration, and other threats, but has yet to announce security partners to take advantage of this capability.

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