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Communication Series

Communication Series – StructureIn the this continuation of our exclusive communication series, Eyvonne, Jordan, and Russ discuss several options for structuring your communication …2018-06-26 10:13:34
Communication Series – Learning From OthersIn the this continuation of our exclusive communication series, Eyvonne, Jordan, and Russ talk about some practical ways to improve …2018-05-24 08:09:38
Communication Series – IntroductionIn the initial episode of our exclusive communication series, Eyvonne and Russ lay the groundwork for how you should approach …2018-05-24 07:28:05

Design Series

Design Series – Design PatternsUsing consistent and repeatable design patterns in your network designs can give many positive benefits. Pattern based designs are also …2018-07-05 09:03:08
Design Series – ModularizationModularization in design bring many benefits including policy insertion points, minimal interaction surfaces, and repeatable configuration. Listen to Eyvonne, Russ, …2018-05-31 08:18:34
Design Series – Design DriversMany factors drive the decisions you make in network design and in this episode we cover the basic ones that …2018-05-31 08:15:26


Short Takes

50 Things Every Network Engineer Needs To Know

50 Things – DNS LookupsIn this exclusive member Short Take, Russ walks through how a DNS lookup happens from start to finish.  2018-05-24 00:10:39
50 Things – Dijkstra’s AlgorithmIn this exclusive member Short Take, Russ steps you through how Dijkstra’s Shortest Path Algorithm works. This algorithm is the …2018-05-24 00:07:56
50 Things – CAP TheoremIn this exclusive member Short Take, Russ talks about the implications of CAP Theorem and how the tradeoffs between consistency, …2018-05-23 23:57:25
50 Things – Failure DomainsIn this exclusive member Short Take, Russ talks through what a failure domain is and how you should consider them …2018-05-23 23:52:55

The Math Of Networking

Math Of Networking – Minimum Spanning TreesThis is the first full discussion as we have built some foundations. We discuss the problem of finding spanning trees …2018-05-31 07:53:12
Math Of Networking – Adjacency MatricesEvery graph can be represented in matrix format by an adjacency matrix. As the adjacency matrix can be used in …2018-05-31 07:48:22
Math Of Networking – Graph MiscellanyThis one is a slightly more advanced version of Types of Graphs. We discuss the complement of a graph, bipartite …2018-05-31 07:44:50
Math Of Networking – Graph DegreesThe degree of the vertex of a graph is defined and explored, as this metric plays a large role in …2018-05-31 07:43:03
Math Of Networking – TreesAs trees hold a special place in networking, this video addresses tree graphs a bit deeper. The notion of a …2018-05-31 07:40:24
Math Of Networking – Types Of GraphsHere, we discuss some basic types of graphs one may encounter, and the different forms they may take. Paths, cycles, …2018-05-31 07:31:44
Math Of Networking – Graph BasicsThis brief video discusses the definition of a graph, and some other terminology needed for the understanding of graph theoretic …2018-05-31 07:29:07


Member Q&A Series

Q&A Series – Dinesh Dutt – June 2018In this exclusive member Q&A session, we chat with Dinesh Dutt about industry trends, the future of networking, and extract …2018-07-03 08:17:20