Network Design should be simple! Simplicity is the first network design best practice that I want you to remember. If you have been in the field long enough, you have probably heard about the KISS principle.
Most fundamental network design attribute should be simplicity.
Is Inter-AS MPLS VPNs commonly deployed ? In real-life deployment which Inter-AS MPLS VPN Option is most common ? What are the use cases of Inter-AS MPLS VPNs ? This is not a theory post , I will share practical information with you.
MPLS Traffic Engineering Fast Reroute Link Protection – I will explain it in plain English and the most important point of MPLS TE FRR Link Protection among other Fast Reroute mechanisms.
OSPF Prefix Suppression helps to company to use 200 routers in their network without any problem. You can think that, some companies use more than 200 routers in their OSPF network, why this post is special? You will understand why in 10 minutes.
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.
Unique RD per PE per VRF is a deployment option in MPLS Layer 3 VPN.
IS-IS Overload Bit – Why IS-IS Overload bit is used ? What are the use cases ? In this post, I will explain the Overload bit which is an important feature of IS-IS routing protocol.
Network complexity plays a very important role during network design. Every network designer tries to find the simplest design.