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Packet Pushers - Priority Queue

If you're an IT professional with a special interest in networking, this is your podcast. The Priority Queue goes even more deeply into data networking than the Packet Pushers Weekly Show. On the Priority Queue, we talk to the subject matter experts who make and use networking technology. Routers, firewalls, emerging protocols, academic research, software defined, and more. Published often but irregularly.

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PQ Show 111: YANG Models & Telemetry At IETF 98

Today's Priority Queue drills into the YANG data modeling language and telemetry. Our guest is Benoit Claise The post PQ Show 111: YANG Models & Telemetry At IETF 98 appeared first on Packet Pushers.

13 Apr 2017

Rank #1

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PQ Show 98: GNS3 Network Training & Virtual Labs (Sponsored)

Today we catch up with GNS3, a free and open source network simulator, sponsored by SolarWinds, that’s incredibly useful if you’re trying to lab and learn without all that pesky physical equipment. The post PQ Show 98: GNS3 Network Training & Virtual Labs (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.

2 Nov 2016

Rank #2

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PQ 122: Interface To Network Security Functions – IETF 99

The Interface to Network Security Functions (i2nsf) is an IETF project to provide standard software interfaces and data models for multi-vendor security services. Greg Ferro talks with Linda Dunbar about the project. The post PQ 122: Interface To Network Security Functions – IETF 99 appeared first on Packet Pushers.

10 Aug 2017

Rank #3

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PQ 123: DMARC And Email Authentication – IETF 99

Today's Priority Queue explores DMARC, an IETF project to improve email authentication to ensure mail delivery while thwarting spam and phishing. Our guest is Kurt Andersen. The post PQ 123: DMARC And Email Authentication – IETF 99 appeared first on Packet Pushers.

17 Aug 2017

Rank #4

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PQ 149: WPA3 And Wireless Security Improvements

Today's Priority Queue explores features in the upcoming WPA3 specifications to improve wireless security, including Opportunistic Wireless Encryption. Our guest is Dan Harkins from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. The post PQ 149: WPA3 And Wireless Security Improvements appeared first on Packet Pushers.

11 May 2018

Rank #5

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PQ 146: Practical Python For Deploying BFD

Today's show walks through a practical use case for Python; namely, deploying BFD to detect routing failures. Our guest is Billy Downing. The post PQ 146: Practical Python For Deploying BFD appeared first on Packet Pushers.

19 Apr 2018

Rank #6

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PQ Show 117: VMware NSX & Container Networking (Sponsored)

Today's Priority Queue episode is a sponsored conversation with VMware about NSX and container networking. Our guest is Sai Chaitanya. The post PQ Show 117: VMware NSX & Container Networking (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.

1 Jun 2017

Rank #7

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PQ Show 116: Practical YANG For Network Automation

Today's Priority Queue explores network modeling and programmability. Our guest Michael Kashin has been working with YANG models, python, and a variety of supporting tools. We discuss how to work with network models and how they tie to the future of network configuration. The post PQ Show 116: Practical YANG For Network Automation appeared first on Packet Pushers.

18 May 2017

Rank #8

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PQ 145: Greg And Ivan Have A Chat

Greg Ferro chats with Ivan Pepelnjak about the state of the networking industry, including automation, intent, product quality, and whatever else catches their fancy. The post PQ 145: Greg And Ivan Have A Chat appeared first on Packet Pushers.

13 Apr 2018

Rank #9

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PQ 141: Using Open-Source FastNetMon For DDoS Detection

FastNetMon is open-source software for DDoS detection. On today's Priority Queue we explore the software & its capabilities with project leader Pavel Odintsov. The post PQ 141: Using Open-Source FastNetMon For DDoS Detection appeared first on Packet Pushers.

1 Mar 2018

Rank #10

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PQ 151: Cisco And The Art Of Disaggregation With IOS-XR (Sponsored)

Today on the Packet Pushers Priority Queue, we get nerdy about disaggregation with sponsor Cisco. Specifically, we look at disaggregation options with Cisco's IOS-XR software. The post PQ 151: Cisco And The Art Of Disaggregation With IOS-XR (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.

12 Jul 2018

Rank #11

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PQ 144: Engineer Roundtable: Encryption, Code Style, Tech Over 40

The Packet Pushers convene an engineer roundtable to discuss encryption, code-writing strategies for networkers, and what it's like to work in tech after a certain age. The post PQ 144: Engineer Roundtable: Encryption, Code Style, Tech Over 40 appeared first on Packet Pushers.

5 Apr 2018

Rank #12

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PQ 150: HCI Networking With Big Switch’s Big Cloud Fabric (Sponsored)

We discuss networking for hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and how Big Switch's Big Cloud Fabric can help on today's sponsored Priority Queue podcast. The post PQ 150: HCI Networking With Big Switch’s Big Cloud Fabric (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.

7 Jun 2018

Rank #13

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PQ Show 95: Nuage Networks, Red Hat & Container Networking (Sponsored)

On today's Priority Queue episode we're joined by Nuage Networks and Red Hat to dive into container networking, including the role of orchestration, overlays, service insertion & more. This episode is sponsored by Nuage Networks. The post PQ Show 95: Nuage Networks, Red Hat & Container Networking (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.

27 Oct 2016

Rank #14

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PQ 154: Design Challenges In Military Networks

On today's Priority Queue we explore the challenges of building military networks, including bandwidth constraints, hostile environments, survivability, training and skills development, and much more. Our guest is PC Drew, an officer in the Marine Corps Reserve and a network engineer. The post PQ 154: Design Challenges In Military Networks appeared first on Packet Pushers.

1hr 27mins

6 Sep 2018

Rank #15

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PQ 155: Forecasting Network Evolution At VMworld’s Future:Net 2018

This Priority Queue was recorded live at the Future:Net conference at VMworld 2018. Guests Bruce Davie and Guido Appenzeller discuss service meshes, differences between hybrid and multicloud, intrinsic security, intent-based networking and more. The post PQ 155: Forecasting Network Evolution At VMworld’s Future:Net 2018 appeared first on Packet Pushers.

36mins

13 Sep 2018

Rank #16

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PQ Show 120: Intent-Based Networking With Apstra (Sponsored)

The Packet Pushers talk intent-based networking with our sponsor Apstra. We discuss why the industry cares about intent, how intent-based networking works, and its potential impacts on network engineers. The post PQ Show 120: Intent-Based Networking With Apstra (Sponsored) appeared first on Packet Pushers.

6 Jul 2017

Rank #17

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PQ Show 121: Getting Involved With The IETF – IETF 99

Find out the many ways you can participate in the IETF in this conversation with Greg Ferro and guests at the IETF 99 meeting. The post PQ Show 121: Getting Involved With The IETF – IETF 99 appeared first on Packet Pushers.

27 Jul 2017

Rank #18

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PQ 153: DDoS Open Threat Signaling For Coordinated Response

What if DDoS mitigation services could coordinate to thwart attacks? On today's Priority Queue, we explore Distributed Denial Of Service Open Threat Signalling, or DOTS, an IETF effort to do just that. Andrew Mortensen is our guest. The post PQ 153: DDoS Open Threat Signaling For Coordinated Response appeared first on Packet Pushers.

30mins

30 Aug 2018

Rank #19

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PQ 152: An IETF Update On RIFT, BIER, SD-WAN And More

Today's Priority Queue podcast looks at what's new with key IETF networking projects including RIFT, BIER and PPR, as well as standards efforts around SD-WAN. Our guests are Russ White and Jeff Tantsura. The post PQ 152: An IETF Update On RIFT, BIER, SD-WAN And More appeared first on Packet Pushers.

38mins

6 Aug 2018

Rank #20