REDtalks.live #35 – How to get started

In this episode I'm joined by F5 Consultant, Vinnie Mazza, to hear his experiences with getting started on his programmability and automation journey. Vinnie shares with us how a project outside of work  inspired him to learn new skills that, coincidentally, are directly transferable to the workplace. In this video you will see how, armed … Continue reading REDtalks.live #35 – How to get started

REDtalks.live #33 – Joel King on What is Code?

Great to have Joel King join me again on REDtalks.live to answer the question, "What is code?" The answer isn't as straightforward as you may think, not with practices like Infrastructure as Code at play. In this episode, Joel does a great job at clarifying some misconceptions and clearing up some concepts that should not … Continue reading REDtalks.live #33 – Joel King on What is Code?

REDtalks.live #28 – Jason Edelman of NetworkToCode.com

Today we're joined by Jason Edelman, co-founder of awesome network automation training and services company networktocode.com, and co-author of the recently published O'Reilly book titled, "Network Programmability and Automation". As the subtitle states, this book is a reference tool aimed at developing "skills for the next-generation network engineer". Joined by co-authors, Scott S. Lowe & … Continue reading REDtalks.live #28 – Jason Edelman of NetworkToCode.com

REDtalks.live #26: WWT on why Super-NetOps is different

Some great content from friends at World Wide Technology (WWT) explaining how the Super-NetOps Training Program differs from traditional infrastructure automation training. "Its a very interesting and very exciting program" – Mark Wall   In this podcast, live from the WWT Global Sales Conference in Las Vegas, Principle Solutions Architect, Joel King, and Practice Lead … Continue reading REDtalks.live #26: WWT on why Super-NetOps is different

REDtalks.live #23 – Aspen Mesh w/ Shawn Wormke

Want to learn about Service Mesh? Well, you're in luck! Today I am joined by Shawn Wormke, Sr. Director of Aspen Mesh – aspenmesh.io – an F5 Networks Incubator innovation. Aspen Mesh is an 'enterprise service mesh' built on Istio. In her recent blog, industry thought leader, Lori MacVittie (@lmacvittie), announced the drivers behind launching Aspen Mesh with: "...we … Continue reading REDtalks.live #23 – Aspen Mesh w/ Shawn Wormke

REDtalks #22 – IBM Cloud with Simon Kofkin-Hansen

In this episode I'm joined by Simon Kofkin-Hansen of IBM Cloud. As Distinguished Engineer of Cloud Automation, Simon travels the world enabling organizations a smooth transition towards their hybrid cloud goals. Watch this episode to understand some of the realities of a journey to cloud, what to look at for, and what you might want … Continue reading REDtalks #22 – IBM Cloud with Simon Kofkin-Hansen

REDtalks #20 – Programmable Infrastructure 101 – be Declarative

While the payoff of a successful implementation can be HUGE, the beginning of your Programmable Infrastructure journey may be difficult and fraught with danger. There are decisions you need to make right from the start that will dictate the experience you and your customers, external or internal, encounter. To avoid 'kicking an operational nightmare can … Continue reading REDtalks #20 – Programmable Infrastructure 101 – be Declarative

REDtalks #19 – Super-NetOps Explained

Due to popular demand, here is a short (16 minute) video explanation of the Super-NetOps persona. I frequently give talks on the need for Super-NetOps engineers and architects to support modern development/DevOps processes. However, that talk (especially with enthusiastic Q&A sessions) takes about 90 minutes. Hence, below is a quick 'why you need Super-NetOps' version … Continue reading REDtalks #19 – Super-NetOps Explained