Should I Go with VXLAN or MLAG with STP?

I’ve had this question myself recently… how big does a network need to be to justify VXLAN? FYI, VXLAN does not require EVPN… TL&DR: It’s 2020, and VXLAN with EVPN is all the rage. Thank you, you can stop reading. https://blog.ipspace.net/2020/03/should-i-go-with-vxlan-or-mlag-with-stp.html?utm_source=ipspace.net&utm_medium=mailing&utm_campaign=TrialSub

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.” https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/10/happy-birthday-bgp/ Read the rest here: https://blog.apnic.net/2019/06/10/happy-birthday-bgp/

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