September 20, 2016
Life in the Control Plane: Network Change Management
Packet Design’s use by many of the world’s largest service providers and network operators gives us the opportunity to see how they operate. We ge...
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August 23, 2016
Life in the Control Plane: Mitigating BGP Security Risks
Packet Design’s use by many of the world’s largest service providers and network operators gives us the opportunity to see how they operate. We ge...
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August 8, 2016
Internet Routing 101: Tiers, Peers, and More (Part 2)
This is the second part of a two-part blog post. You can view part 1 here. Service Provider Interconnection BGP alone cannot deliver traffic originati...
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August 2, 2016
Internet Routing 101: Tiers, Peers, and More (Part 1)
This is part one of a two-part blog post. The world of Internet routing and interconnections is vastly different from what you probably learned and ex...
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June 22, 2016
How I learned to stop worrying and trust my routes
If you are a network engineer, should you be apprehensive? After all, you still trust a 27-year-old mechanism – conceived in 1989 as a short-term so...
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May 26, 2016
Stay Up to Stay in Business – The Cause and Cost of Downtime
When everything else is done right, the only thing an enterprise has to do to stay in business is stay up. In other words, uptime or near-zero downtim...
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