The CCIE is dead in an SDN world! Right?

Is the CCIE still relevant? Are CCNA, CCNP and CCIE certs even worth it? Surely SDN and Network Automation are replacing certifications? The CCIE is no longer worth it as networks will be automated. Right? With SDN and network automation, there is no longer a need for CCNA, CCNP or CCIE certifications. Jeff McLaughlin, Director,… Continue reading The CCIE is dead in an SDN world! Right?

2019 CCNA future? Ivan Pepelnjak: The straight talking genius tells us what’s important! CCNA | SDN

Want to learn from the best? Learn from Ivan Pepelnjak! The “grumpy old network engineer” tells us about OpenFlow, SDN, Network Automation, Certifications and a lot more in this interview. Is it worth my time learning OpenFlow? Is network automation and SDN hype? Are certifications still worth it? Connect with Ivan: Website: http://bit.ly/2Hci4oL Twitter: https://twitter.com/ioshints… Continue reading 2019 CCNA future? Ivan Pepelnjak: The straight talking genius tells us what’s important! CCNA | SDN

Are certs worth it in 2019? What is SD-WAN? The Network Therapist (Bryan Byrne) explains!

Bryan Byrne (@bryan25607) shares his thoughts about Cisco certifications, is automation worth learning, what is SD-WAN and a lot more! Use the menu to jump to specific topics. Menu: Bryan Byrne Intro: 00:17 Sales? 00:34 Network Automation is hype: 2:23 Brian has been doing network automation a long time: 4:42 I am going to lose… Continue reading Are certs worth it in 2019? What is SD-WAN? The Network Therapist (Bryan Byrne) explains!

2019 Career tips: What should you study? CCNA, CCNP, OpenFlow, Python or CCIE? Interview: Eric Chou

I interview Eric Chou – author of the book: Mastering Python Networking: Your one-stop solution to using Python for network automation, DevOps, and Test-Driven Development. He tells us his views of what to study in 2019. Is OpenFlow dead? Is it worth learning OpenFlow? Should you study for CCNA? Or CCNP? Or even CCIE? Or… Continue reading 2019 Career tips: What should you study? CCNA, CCNP, OpenFlow, Python or CCIE? Interview: Eric Chou

FREE GNS3 Associate Exam Course & Coupon! Take the GNS3 exam for free: GNS3 | Python | SDN | Ansible

Do you want to learn Python, Ansible, SDN, OpenFlow, Network Automation, GNS3 and a lot more! Well enter to win a free GNS3 Associate course and then take the exam for free! Thanks to our sponsors GNS3 for the GNS3 exam coupons! If you want to win, do the following (menu below): 1) Follow me… Continue reading FREE GNS3 Associate Exam Course & Coupon! Take the GNS3 exam for free: GNS3 | Python | SDN | Ansible

What is a VTEP in Overlay SDN Solutions / Virtual Networks?

Chuck’s Python course: (Discounted at $10): https://bit.ly/2lsDZeo Chuck’s SDN book: https://amzn.to/2lCp6WN Chuck’s SDN Startup: http://www.tallac.com Connect with Chuck on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuck-black Connect with David on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidbombal/ In these series of videos David Bombal, CCIE and Chuck Black, Developer discuss the future of networking. SDN, Network automation, network programmability, APIs, NETCONF, REST APIs… Continue reading What is a VTEP in Overlay SDN Solutions / Virtual Networks?

What is the Cloud? OVS? Git? GitHub? Jira? Jenkins?

Chuck’s Python course: (Discounted at $10): https://bit.ly/2lsDZeo Chuck’s SDN book: https://amzn.to/2lCp6WN Chuck’s SDN Startup: http://www.tallac.com Connect with Chuck on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuck-black Connect with David on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidbombal/ In these series of videos David Bombal, CCIE and Chuck Black, Developer discuss the future of networking. SDN, Network automation, network programmability, APIs, NETCONF, REST APIs… Continue reading What is the Cloud? OVS? Git? GitHub? Jira? Jenkins?

What is Whitebox / Bare Metal switching? Open Compute Project? OpenStack?

Chuck’s Python course: (Discounted at $10): https://bit.ly/2lsDZeo Chuck’s SDN book: https://amzn.to/2lCp6WN Chuck’s SDN Startup: http://www.tallac.com Connect with Chuck on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuck-black Connect with David on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidbombal/ In these series of videos David Bombal, CCIE and Chuck Black, Developer discuss the future of networking. SDN, Network automation, network programmability, APIs, NETCONF, REST APIs… Continue reading What is Whitebox / Bare Metal switching? Open Compute Project? OpenStack?

SD-WAN – what is that? Talks with Chuck Black.

Chuck’s Python course: (Discounted at $10): https://bit.ly/2lsDZeo Chuck’s SDN book: https://amzn.to/2lCp6WN Chuck’s SDN Startup: http://www.tallac.com Connect with Chuck on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuck-black Connect with David on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidbombal/ In these series of videos David Bombal, CCIE and Chuck Black, Developer discuss the future of networking. SDN, Network automation, network programmability, APIs, NETCONF, REST APIs… Continue reading SD-WAN – what is that? Talks with Chuck Black.

What is NFV, SDN, Virtual Networks, Docker, Kubernetes and Overlay Networks?

Chuck’s Python course: (Discounted at $10): https://bit.ly/2lsDZeo Chuck’s SDN book: https://amzn.to/2lCp6WN Chuck’s SDN Startup: http://www.tallac.com Connect with Chuck on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuck-black-1017676/ Connect with David on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidbombal/ In these series of videos David Bombal, CCIE and Chuck Black, Developer discuss the future of networking. SDN, Network automation, network programmability, APIs, NETCONF, REST APIs… Continue reading What is NFV, SDN, Virtual Networks, Docker, Kubernetes and Overlay Networks?

Which programming language should I learn? Python, Java? What are NETCONF, REST APIs?

Which programming language should I learn in 2018? What are lists, dictionaries, NETCONF, REST APIs? Chuck’s Python course: (Discounted at $10): https://bit.ly/2lsDZeo Chuck’s SDN book: https://amzn.to/2lCp6WN Chuck’s SDN Startup: http://www.tallac.com Connect with Chuck on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuck-black-1017676/ Connect with David on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidbombal/ In these series of videos David Bombal, CCIE and Chuck Black,… Continue reading Which programming language should I learn? Python, Java? What are NETCONF, REST APIs?

Four SDN Definitions: David Bombal and Chuck Black discuss Python. SDN and more! (Part 1)

Chuck’s Python course: (Discounted at $10): https://bit.ly/2lsDZeo Chuck’s SDN book: https://amzn.to/2lCp6WN Chuck’s SDN Startup: http://www.tallac.com Connect with Chuck on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuck-black-1017676/ Connect with David on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidbombal/ In these series of videos David Bombal, CCIE and Chuck Black, Developer discuss the future of networking. SDN, Network automation, network programmability, APIs, NETCONF, REST APIs… Continue reading Four SDN Definitions: David Bombal and Chuck Black discuss Python. SDN and more! (Part 1)

SDN: Cisco Demystifying SDN for the Network Engineer: Need Encouragement Getting with the Program?

This video discusses Cisco’s Whitepaper: Demystifying SDN for the Network Engineer and a bit of encouragement for learning Network Automation. GNS3 Talks: The CLI is dead! What are you going to do about it?: https://youtu.be/FgKuy9QElQU Cisco WhitePaper: https://goo.gl/gE4Nra Get $200 worth of network software for free here: https://goo.gl/613TUF

GNS3 Talks: Make SDN Real and OpenFlow Theory (Part 1). OpenFlow, Controllers, NSX

This is one of multiple videos discussing topics such as SDN, SDx, APIs, Overlays, Network Programmability, Network Automation and lots more. Make SDN Real: https://youtu.be/oNXwxl2Q1tQ My full CCNA course is here: https://academy.gns3.com/p/the-complete-networking-fundamentals-course-your-ccna-start Get $200 worth of network software for free here: https://goo.gl/613TUF Subscribe to learn how to pass the CCNA 200-125 exam. Also includes content… Continue reading GNS3 Talks: Make SDN Real and OpenFlow Theory (Part 1). OpenFlow, Controllers, NSX

GNS3 Talks: OpenDaylight and Cisco OpenFlow Manager (OFM) app install and testing (Part 2)

This is one of multiple videos discussing topics such as SDN, REST APIs, SDx, Overlays, Network Programmability, Network Automation and lots more. In this video, we discuss the installation and configuration of OpenDaylight (ODL) and the Cisco OFM application. Part 1 video: https://youtu.be/UnwEtt5EQOY Install process on GitHub: https://github.com/CiscoDevNet/OpenDaylight-Openflow-App Cisco OFM App: https://github.com/CiscoDevNet/OpenDaylight-Openflow-App My full CCNA… Continue reading GNS3 Talks: OpenDaylight and Cisco OpenFlow Manager (OFM) app install and testing (Part 2)

GNS3 Talks: Why learn Open vSwitch? Software is eating the world! SDN Terms and Definitions.

This is one of multiple videos discussing topics such as SDN, REST APIs, SDx, Overlays, Network Programmability, Network Automation and lots more. In this video, we discuss NFV. Docker, OVS, ODL and more: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list VMware Announcement: https://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/2017/03/native-vswitch.html/ Get $200 worth of network software for free here: https://goo.gl/613TUF Subscribe to learn how to pass the CCNA… Continue reading GNS3 Talks: Why learn Open vSwitch? Software is eating the world! SDN Terms and Definitions.

GNS3 Talks: What happens when the SDN controller fails? (Part 3). OpenFlow & OVS failure testing.

This is one of multiple videos discussing topics such as SDN, REST APIs, SDx, Overlays, Network Programmability, Network Automation and lots more. In this video, we discuss whitebox switching, network disaggregation, Linux and more. Part 1: https://youtu.be/3HpyxBFaWjU Part 2: https://youtu.be/JK-VIgyS6AI OpenFlow 1.3.5: https://www.opennetworking.org/images/stories/downloads/sdn-resources/onf-specifications/openflow/openflow-switch-v1.3.5.pdf Open vSwitch link: http://www.openvswitch.org//support/dist-docs/ovs-vsctl.8.txt My full CCNA course is here: http://www.ccnax.com Get… Continue reading GNS3 Talks: What happens when the SDN controller fails? (Part 3). OpenFlow & OVS failure testing.

GNS3 Talks: What happens when the SDN controller fails? (Part 2). OpenFlow & OVS failure testing.

This is one of multiple videos discussing topics such as SDN, REST APIs, SDx, Overlays, Network Programmability, Network Automation and lots more. In this video, we discuss whitebox switching, network disaggregation, Linux and more. Part 1: https://youtu.be/3HpyxBFaWjU OpenFlow 1.3.5: https://www.opennetworking.org/images/stories/downloads/sdn-resources/onf-specifications/openflow/openflow-switch-v1.3.5.pdf Open vSwitch link: http://www.openvswitch.org//support/dist-docs/ovs-vsctl.8.txt My full CCNA course is here: http://www.ccnax.com Get $200 worth of… Continue reading GNS3 Talks: What happens when the SDN controller fails? (Part 2). OpenFlow & OVS failure testing.

GNS3 Talks: What happens when the SDN controller fails? (Part 1). OpenFlow & OVS failure testing.

This is one of multiple videos discussing topics such as SDN, REST APIs, SDx, Overlays, Network Programmability, Network Automation and lots more. In this video, we discuss whitebox switching, network disaggregation, Linux and more. OpenFlow 1.3.5: https://www.opennetworking.org/images… Open vSwitch link: http://www.openvswitch.org//support/dist-docs/ovs-vsctl.8.txt My full CCNA course is here: http://www.ccnax.com Get $200 worth of network software for… Continue reading GNS3 Talks: What happens when the SDN controller fails? (Part 1). OpenFlow & OVS failure testing.

GNS3 Talks: SDN Terms and definitions Part 5: Which SDN controller should I learn?

This is one of multiple videos discussing topics such as SDN, REST APIs, SDx, Overlays, Network Programmability, Network Automation and lots more. In this video, we discuss which controllers you should learn. ONF: Is there a Winner? https://goo.gl/fZloyq State of the Union: https://goo.gl/RVKp5Y My full CCNA course is here: http://www.ccnax.com Get $200 worth of network… Continue reading GNS3 Talks: SDN Terms and definitions Part 5: Which SDN controller should I learn?


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