The First 90 Days I recently started a new job and have been considering what to implement during the first period of my tenure. The following are my restrictions / requirements: No budget Services must fit in a VM Scalable (read: easily supported / maintained) With that in mind, I’ve decided to implement a fewContinue reading “The First 90 Days”
Registration opens 1 April for a 26 August lab date. More info. New lab location: Hong Kong.
NetFlow began its life as a routing technique similar to Fast Switching or CEF. It has since evolved to become a useful accounting technology. Cisco NetFlow consists of three components: Network traffic analysis and collection (performed on a network element) Flow record export (network device sends the records to a ‘collector’) Flow analysis (automated orContinue reading “NMS Topic : NetFlow”
Sorry I’ve not posted anything recently: I’ve been studying intently for 352-001. It must have worked out because I passed the qualification today. First attempt. Here’s what I need to work on: QoS is definitely my weakest area. I think it’s probably good to revisit my original plan of taking and passing 642-642 I amContinue reading “352-001”
Check out the demo here. Practical book list here.
A few notes from the Written Outline Topic of Management: “Identify when use of CMIP is appropriate” CMIP stands for Common Management Information Protocol and was designed for OSI-based network management. It was designed as a competitor to SNMP and supports the following: The ability to perform tasks – as opposed to SNMP which canContinue reading “CCDE Written Outline Topic 4 : CMIP and TMN”
I did not attend Cisco Live, but someone has posted the presentation Russ White gave on the CCDE here. A few comments on the information in this presentation. Under the “why are we doing this” section they note that a lot of L3 design issues are coming up, despite being “easy”. Expect a lot ofContinue reading “CCDE presentation from Cisco Live 2008”
CCO contains a wealth of information for those preparing for the CCIE exam. Unfortunately, that same information is not necessarily good preparation for the CCDE exam. The CCDE won’t be testing your CLI skills, or even your Cisco feature implementation skills. No, the CCDE claims to test timeless network design skills, which requires something different.Continue reading “CCO Documentation?”
Hi everyone, I’m finally back home after a week without Internet access. I’ve received a lot of comments & emails that deserve replies and/or posts. I’ll be working to address these issues shortly. Bear with me please as I recover from jetlag.
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