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Load Balancing versus Application Routing

As the lines between DevOps and NetOps continue to blur thanks to the highly distributed models of modern application architectures, there rises a need to understand the difference between load balancing and application routing. These are not the... Read more
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Protecting API Access with BIG-IP using OAuth

As more organizations use APIs in their systems, they've become targets for the not-so-good-doers so API Security is something you need to take seriously. Most APIs today use the HTTP protocol so organizations should protect them as they would... Read more
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WordPress REST API Vulnerability: Violating Security’s Rule Zero

It's an API economy. If you don't have an API you're already behind. APIs are the fuel driving organizations' digital transformation. We've all heard something similar to these phrases in the past few years. And while they look... Read more
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BIG-IQ Central Management API automation and programmability - BULK Discovery, Import and Re Import - Perl

In conjunction with the announcement of BIG-IQ 5.0 we are excited to bring the field greater flexibility when centrally managing BIG-IP devices utilizing well defined workflows and the BIG-IQ iControl REST API. We understand that automation and... Read more
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BIG-IQ Central Management API automation and programmability - Workflow - Python

In conjuntion with the announcement of BIG-IQ 5.0 we are excited to bring the field greater flexibity when centrally managing BIG-IP devices utilizing well defined workflows and the BIG-IQ iControl REST API. We understand that automation and... Read more
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State of Application Delivery 2015: The answer was efficiency

When last we visited the State of Application Delivery 2015 we asked if SDN is the answer, what was the question? After taking live to the Internet for the last webinar in our series to discuss the insights we gleaned from our survey we determined... Read more
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DevOps: Automating with APIs versus Scripted Configuration Pushes

Architectural debt is incurred when you don't consider the implications of your choices today on your needs of tomorrow You may recall a previous post which discussed the notion of architectural debt incurred by the network being a... Read more
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Do you want SDN for network automation or automated networks?

#SDN There is a difference... and it significantly impacts your strategy. When SDN made its mainstream debut at Interop in 2012, there was quite a bit of excitement tempered by the reality apparent to some folks that technical limitations would... Read more
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APIs and Programmability: Jailbreaking your network

#devops #SDN The importance of APIs and programmable data paths to the future of networking.   OpenStack. OpenDaylight. SDN. Cloud. It's all about abstraction, about APIs and "software-defined" (which really means... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: Hardening Security through Programmability in the Network

#IPS #Infosec #F5 #SDAS Despite claims that there exists (or will, look out!) a mythical "god box" for the enterprise data center, capable of performing every data center function imaginable, it remains, well, mythical. Efforts to... Read more
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F5 예측: 사회적 기술의 확산이 보안위협을 증가시킨다.

‘F5 예측’ 시리즈를 시작하며 그 첫 주제로 기업들이 무시하기 어려운 것으로 판명된 이슈를 택했는데, 그것은 바로 기업에 사회적 기술 (SNS 기술)들이 홍수처럼 몰려오고 있다는 것이다. 많은 기업들은 생산성 향상, 더 효율적인 근무 환경, 동료와 부서들간의 더 긴밀한 협업, 그리고 고객과 기업 사이의 더욱 확대된 브랜드 경험 등 이 기술이 가져오는 가치에 대해 잘 이해하고 있다. 많은 기업들이 시장의 진화도 목격하고 있다. 특히,... Read more
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RSA 2014: API Integration (feat Marshall)

With software defining everything these days, Corey Marshall, F5 Security Solution Architect, discusses F5 API’s and how they integrate with other technology solutions. He talks about iCall, iRules, iControl and iApps and where each is applicable.... Read more
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The Impact of Micro-Architectures and APIs on Data Center Network Design

#SDAS #Cloud #API #devops #LineRate It has an impact. A big one, in fact. Get ready for a change... Application development trends significantly impact the design of data center networks. Today there are two trends driving a variety of... Read more
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LineRate: Some of UR Code Are Belong to the Network

#devops #NodeSummit #nodejs #F5 is putting the power of node.js in the network API versioning. API metering. URI rewriting. Cookie management. A/B testing. Canary deployments. API façades. Traditionally these tasks have been implemented... Read more
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On Building a Commercial Networking Product for the DevOps Community. A Founder's Perspective.

I’m excited for tomorrow.  Tomorrow is the day that F5 responds to the needs of the DevOps community by re-launching the LineRate brand and product line. You might be asking yourself what is so important about a DevOps networki... Read more
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What an Increase in East-West Traffic Patterns Really Means

#SDN #SDAS If you know where it's coming from (in addition to general virtualization) you'll see some things have got to change in the data center. There's a lot of lip service given to east-west (intra-VM) traffic in emerging data... Read more
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The Network Shift to Software: It's still about speeds, feeds, and cost

#SDN #Cloud #SDDC #SDAS What's changed is that the focus - from switch ports to services. There is no doubt that a focus on software defining the network - enabling automation, analytics, and orchestration via open APIs and other... Read more
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SDN NBI: Crossing the Control-Data Plane Divide?

#SDN #NBI #API At what latitude does one start to violate the core control-data plane separation principle of SDN with NBI-based "applications"?   A significant source of chatter around SDN began with a focus on the northbound... Read more
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The Three Faces of Programmability in Software-Defined Infrastructure

#SDN #devops #API Your toaster is configurable, not programmable. Programmability is becoming as hyped as the technology trends with which it is associated: SDN, Devops, and even cloud. It's used to (incorrectly) describe everything fro... Read more
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What Applications Want

#SDN #API #devops What is it that applications want, and more importantly, what of those desires can the network fulfill? That's one of the questions SDN has to answer in order to make SDN relevant in the big picture that is th... Read more
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F5 Friday on Tuesday: Federating Application Network Services with BIG-IQ

We were serious about getting serious about managing hybrid #cloud and federating application network services Last month I brought up the need to manage application network services - load balancing, acceleration, optimization, applicatio... Read more
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Knapsacks, Shopping Carts and Application Workloads

#geek Don't laugh or next week we'll talk fractals and tessellations and nature and tie that back to ERP. Somehow. Don't tempt me. I'm not kidding. The other day I was shopping (on-line of course, because you know, Internets) as ... Read more
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Next Generation Application Architecture

And what it means to #devops One of the realities of application development is that there are a lot of factors that go into its underlying architecture. I came of age during the Epoch of Client-Server Architecture (also known as the 1990s an... Read more
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The Next Evolution of Application Architecture is Upon Us

And what it means to #devops One of the realities of application development is that there are a lot of factors that go into its underlying architecture. I came of age during the Epoch of Client-Server Architecture (also known as the 1990s an... Read more
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The Future of Hybrid Cloud

You keep using that word. I do no think it means what you think it means... An interesting and almost ancillary point was made during a recent #cloudtalk hosted by VMware vCloud with respect to the definition of "hybrid" cloud. Sure, i... Read more
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