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John Wagnon
Updated 4 days ago by John Wagnon

HTTP/2 is the new version (developed in 2015) of the HTTP protocol.  It comes with several key enhancements over the older HTTP 1.0 and HTTP 1.1 versions.  Check out the video below to learn about the new HTTP/2 protocol, why you should...

Peter Silva
Updated 4 days ago by Peter Silva

Updating passwords is a huge trend in 2016 With 2016 crossing the half way point, let's take a look at some technology trends thus far. Breaches: Well, many databases are half empty due to the continued rash of intrusions while the crooks...

Peter Silva
Updated 1 week ago by Peter Silva

Over the last 4 months, the DevCentral team has been preparing for the F5 Certification exam. We’ve met a number of times for group study and for each session, we reviewed a particular section of the Exam 101 - Application Delivery Fundamentals...

Vincent Ng
Updated 1 week ago by Vincent Ng

F5 Networks look forwarding to meeting you @ CiscoLive Las Vegas 2016

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

During Programmability Month, we released a Getting Started with iRules LX series of introductory articles, covering concepts, workflows, troubleshooting techniques, and best practices. This last week, one our community members, Artiom, took to...

Jodie Putrino
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jodie Putrino

release announcement

Peter Silva
Updated 2 weeks ago by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

Yann Desmarest is the Innovation Center Manager at e-Xpert Solutions SA and one of DevCentral’s top contributors. e-Xpert Solutions SA is a F5 Gold Partner, Unity Partner Support and a Guardian Partner. Yann has been a BIG-IP administrator for 6...

Nathan Pearce
Updated 3 weeks ago by Nathan Pearce

Thus far we’ve been using a single iWorkflow platform. However, in a production environment you will want to implement a higher-level of fault tolerance than a single instance can provide. So, in this episode we will go through the steps to...

Jason Rahm
Updated 3 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this final roundtable of programmability month, Jason and Peter tag team with Nathan Pearce, who joins the gang to discuss the goodness that is iWorkflow.

Steve McCarthy
Updated 3 weeks ago by Steve McCarthy

LTM Policy provides three matching strategies, first-match, all-match, and best-match. Choosing the proper matching strategy for your policies determines the behavior when rules match observed traffic, particularly when multiple rules match at the same time.

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

During Programmability Month, we released a Getting Started with iRules LX series of introductory articles, covering concepts, workflows, troubleshooting techniques, and best practices. This last week, one our community members, Artiom, took to...

Jodie Putrino
Updated 2 weeks ago by Jodie Putrino

release announcement

Peter Silva
Updated 2 weeks ago by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

Yann Desmarest is the Innovation Center Manager at e-Xpert Solutions SA and one of DevCentral’s top contributors. e-Xpert Solutions SA is a F5 Gold Partner, Unity Partner Support and a Guardian Partner. Yann has been a BIG-IP administrator for 6...

Jason Rahm
Updated 3 weeks ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

In this final roundtable of programmability month, Jason and Peter tag team with Nathan Pearce, who joins the gang to discuss the goodness that is iWorkflow.

Chase Abbott
Updated 1 month ago by Chase Abbott

DevCentral's Chase Abbott explores the main components that make up F5's iApp application services and templates. Understand the components required to create and use iApps in your application ecosystem.

Chase Abbott
Updated 1 month ago by Chase Abbott

iApps simplify deployment and management of your applications within F5's BIG-IP. DevCentral contributor Chase Abbott will give a conceptual overview to see if they're a fit for your SDLC. Quick answer: They are.

Peter Silva
Updated 1 month ago by Peter Silva
5 out of 5 stars

The concept of Application programming interfaces (APIs) has been around for a while. According to CSC Distinguished Engineer & Chief Product Architect (and bass player) Martin Bartlett, 'The concept of an API pre-dates even the advent...

Chase Abbott
Updated 1 month ago by Chase Abbott
5 out of 5 stars

Local traffic policies are a simple alternative to iRules, offering administrators quick and easy conditional rules that don't create traffic bottlenecks that larger and more complex iRules can sometimes lead cause. DevCentral's Chase Abbot gives a brief introduction to local traffic policies and why you may want to use them over iRules.

Jeff Apple
Updated 1 month ago by Jeff Apple
5 out of 5 stars

Whether it is upgrading the firmware on a switch, the OS on a server, an important business application or the software on a BIG-IP, performing upgrades is something that makes almost all IT Admins and Network Engineers nervous. We’ve learned from...

Jason Rahm
Updated 2 months ago by Jason Rahm
5 out of 5 stars

On the side of the road in northern Missouri just north of Mark Twain’s stomping grounds, there is a slice of hillside removed just to the side of the highway. In Arkansas, there’s a nondescript field tucked away in a state park. Short...

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