REDtalks.live #41 – Grafana Dashboard update for SSL stats

Watch this episode to see how you can view F5 BIG-IP SSL statistics in the latest Grafana Dashboard for the BigStats telemetry exporter. Well, I know I already posted the end of year wrap-up episode (REDtalks.live #40 – 2018 in Review) but I had a little free time and here we are on the very … Continue reading REDtalks.live #41 – Grafana Dashboard update for SSL stats

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 #32 – Stats & Dashboards

We appear to be leaving the era of polling devices for stats and then processing them into something meaningful. This is what happy customers are telling me! So, how should we be operating in the future? Organizations are standardizing on app-centric performance monitoring and dash-boarding technologies. They're using open source technologies like 'StatsD', 'GraphiteDB', 'Grafana', … Continue reading REDtalks.live #32 – Stats & Dashboards

REDtalks.live #31 – Network Configuration as Code – Part 3

Install, Setup and Troubleshooting Other episodes in this series: Episode 1 – Intro to Network Infrastructure as Code Episode 2 – Access Control and Change Rollback Episode 3 – Install, Setup and Troubleshooting Welcome to part 3 in this Network Infrastructure as Code series. In the previous episodes I provided some demonstrations and also best … Continue reading REDtalks.live #31 – Network Configuration as Code – Part 3

REDtalks.live #30 – Network Configuration as Code – Part 2

Role-based Access Control and Change Rollback Other episodes in this series: Episode 1 - Intro to Network Infrastructure as Code Episode 2 - Access Control and Change Rollback Episode 3 - Install, Setup, and Troubleshooting Welcome to part 2 in this Network Infrastructure as Code series. In the previous episode we introduced the concept of … Continue reading REDtalks.live #30 – Network Configuration as Code – Part 2

REDtalks.live #29 – Network Configuration as Code – Part 1

Introduction to Network Infrastructure as Code Other episodes in this series: Episode 1 - Intro to Network Infrastructure as Code Episode 2 - Access Control and Change Rollback Episode 3 - Install, Setup and Troubleshooting Greetings viewers and welcome to a short series of technical demonstrations on Infrastructure as Code. In my field experience I … Continue reading REDtalks.live #29 – Network Configuration as Code – Part 1

REDtalks #17 – Orchestration 2.0 (w/ a side of bacon)

Greeting automators and welcome to edisode #17 of REDtalks. Today's guest is Tyler Hatton who is from WWTs own internal IT Operations team. Tyler is the F5 BIG-IP Subject Matter Expert for WWT and is hell-bent on replacing the mundane with declarative interfaces and orchestration systems. Watch this episode to hear about the interesting culture at … Continue reading REDtalks #17 – Orchestration 2.0 (w/ a side of bacon)