Month: January 2020

Datacenter network design evolution

I was doing some research on how datacenter networks are designed, as I had a rough idea on what the various terminologies meant, but didn’t have a solid grasp on how they all fit together. I ran across this article and it neatly explains the progression from big flaky layer 2 networks, to EVPN steered […]

VMware VeloCloud Edge configuration quirks

I recently had an opportunity to experiment with a VeloCloud Edge ‘gateway’ before/while deploying it, and thought I would write up the ‘quirks and features’ that I ran across. Some background, I’m used to deploying solutions that provide many ‘nerd-knobs’ and the ability to look at logs and flows with relative ease. VeloCloud, from a […]

A quick history of BGP

The first RFC describing Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), RFC 1105, was published in June 1989, thirty years ago. By any metric that makes BGP a venerable protocol in the Internet context and considering that it holds the Internet together it’s still a central piece of the Internet’s infrastructure.” Read the rest here:

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