Keep your cloud close to home sweet home


Docker & Containers



Certification and Careers



Data Centre & Whitebox

Service Provider

Tools and Testing

  • PerculiarLog - lightweight log filtering tool supporting regular expressions and instant as-you-type results
  • 17 Tips for Creating Better Network Diagrams
  • Migrating from MRTG/RRD/CGI to Grafana/InfluxDB/Telegraf on Docker containers for Enterprise Network Performance Monitoring with SNMP – Part 1 – The Mythryll Log
  • NIPAP - the best open source IP address management in the known universe - I perhaps think NetBox is though
  • Princeton IoT Inspector - Automatically discovers IoT devices and analyzes their network traffic
  • Browser Preview - Visual Studio Marketplace
  • Microsoft Terminal - The new Windows Terminal, and the original Windows console host - all in the same place!
  • rpki validation tools - Ansible roles for deploying RPKI validators on Ubuntu

Automation and Configuration Management


  • Understanding TLOCs With Cisco SD-WAN - Carpe DMVPN
  • Watch “Cisco SDWAN Solution Overview” on YouTube - 11 mins


  • AWS Outposts Now Available – Order Yours Today! - AWS News Blog
  • AWS Outposts by the Numbers - A Far-Too-Deep Dive Into Pricing
  • The Top Five AWS Re:Invent 2019 Announcements That Impact Your Enterprise Today
  • AWS re:Invent Breakout Sessions - a lot of videos!

    How long is it before AWS (and other cloud providers) create a router, campus switch (see DENT above) and AP that leverage’s cloud management and AI for the enterprise like Mist/Meraki – and couple this up with this local cloud-in-a-rack (AWS OutPost - see above or Azure Stack) and your existing cloud based services? And drop ship this enterprise kit same day from fulfillment warehouses for new kit and replacements? As long as the delivery man doesn’t throw it over the company fence or leave it in the skip when no one is in ;-)

  • You Still Need a Networking Engineer for a Successful Cloud Deployment - blog
  • AWS Transit Gateway Examined - Caylent
  • GCP command-line cheatsheet - ITNEXT
  • GCP Flowcharts - Missives about mostly GCP related things
  • Azure Speed Test 2.0 - Measuring the latency from your web browser to the Blob Storage Service in each of the Microsoft Azure Data Centers
  • - Estimate the latency from your browser to each AWS™ region
  • GCP ping - Measure your latency to GCP regions
  • AWS Game Day – Unicorn Rentals – Kapua
  • Cloud infrastructure isn’t created equal - many factors affect network performance to, from different providers
  • Stretched Layer-2 Subnets in Azure - blog


  • Cisco Embedded Wireless Controller on Catalyst Access Points -
  • inSSIDer 5.1 Improves Real-Time Packet Analytics – MetaGeek Blog
  • Checking Out Juniper NXTWORK 2019 with Tech Field Day – WirelessNerd
  • @PaulClarkeJNCIP checks out the new AI Driven Network using MIST wireless and wired assurance with a little bit of help from Marvis



And Finally