February 3, 2015
Why Network Engineering Is a Top Job for 2015
According to career marketplace Glassdoor, one of the top 25 best jobs in America for 2015 is “network engineer.” No surprises here. Network engin...
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January 13, 2015
AT&T Personifies Slow Crawl to SDN Ubiquity
The Wall Street Journal reported in a “CIO Journal” blog post that AT&T intends to virtualize 75% of its network by 2020, with “very specifi...
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November 19, 2014
My Federal Communication Conniption
The Political Problem The President of the United States called for the FCC to reclassify ISPs under Title II of the Communications Act as “comm...
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October 28, 2014
Is November 12 D-Day for 512k prefixes?
During his presentation on October 7th at NANOG on the trends for prefixes over the past half-decade, Jim Cowie, chief scientist at Dyn Research, foun...
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September 30, 2014
Duty for Reporting: Is IT a Servant or a Steward
There’s an interesting “Ask Slashdot” thread from Slashdot user “MrWHO,” an IT guy who wonders why his clients preferred to receive PDF repo...
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September 16, 2014
Close to the wire: How route analytics can help prevent BGP outages
At around 3:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on August 13th, Internet users started reporting slow connectivity and intermediate outages. This impacted m...
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September 10, 2014
Network Neutrality Is a Political, Not Technical, Problem
We’ve mentioned Network Neutrality several times before on the Knetwork Knowledge Blog, but I wanted to take another look at it since it’s...
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June 4, 2014
Outlier or Leader? Learning from Google’s Andromeda SDN
A bit like how physics breaks down when you start talking about the supermassive black holes, all the conventional wisdom about best practices regardi...
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May 27, 2014
Will End-to-End Service Management Standards and Tools Always Trail New SDN Technologies?
There’s an interesting Light Reading article by Carol Wilson talking about Ari Banerjee’s research into end-to-end service management for SDN...
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May 20, 2014
40th Anniversary of the TCP Protocol
In May of 1974, the IEEE published a paper titled “A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication.” The authors were Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn. For...
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