February 21, 2017
Saving Your Bacon: When Traceroute Fails
When providing network services to large and globally dispersed enterprises, two of your major blind spots (among others) are the inability to trace r...
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January 18, 2017
The Need for Real-Time Route Analytics
One of the most critical responsibilities for network engineers is to ensure that the network is routing packets as intended. IP routing protocols, in...
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July 12, 2016
It’s not the network! Or is it? It depends whom you ask.
Perception may be reality, but it depends on whom you ask. Network practitioners and managers/executives have quite different ideas of the extent and...
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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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