What is reliability in networking ? Why reliability is an important design tool ? I will provide the answers of these questions with the examples in this post.
Is fate sharing bad thing in network design? Someone asked this question recently on my youtube channel and I want to share a post for the website followers as well. First of all, what is fate sharing ? Below is the Wikipedia definition of fate sharing.
This is the third article in the layer 2 security series. If you didn’t read the first 2 articles; DHCP Snooping, and Dynamic ARP Inspection, I highly recommend you do as they are all related, specially DHCP Snooping.
Hiding the information from network core is important. But why hiding the information is important ? What type of information we are trying to hide ? Why from network core only ? How we can hide the information from network core ?
What is KISS Principle ? Okay it stands for Keep it Simple and Stupid but what does really it mean in networking ? Can we really make things simpler ?. Probably yes but should we ? Let’s remember What Einstein said about simplicity.
What is attachment circuit in MPLS VPN ? Definitions are important in networking, if there are alternative usages of the definition, better to know them all for effective communication.
We discussed LAG (Link Aggregation Group) and the ECMP (Equal Cost Multipath) on real network deployments with the Service Provider/Telco Engineer engineers on my slack group. I thought it was good discussion so you can see what others are doing and the reasons of their deployments.
What does P router mean in MPLS ? It is used in MPLS VPN networks mostly but can be used with any MPLS application, use case. This is very important node in MPLS, and crucial to understand MPLS.