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Whiteboard Wednesday: BIG-IP Life of a Packet

Jason dives into the life of a packet/flow through the BIG-IP in this latest installment of Whiteboard Wednesday. Drop any questions or comments below and we'll address or clarify as necessary. Read more
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業界唯一のシャーシ型ADCであるViprionシリーズの最小モデル、C2200シャーシを提供開始

このたび、F5ネットワークスジャパン株式会社は、F5 Synthesisアーキテクチャモデルの恩恵を増大する新製品、Viprionシリーズの新モデル、2スロット式小型シャーシであるC2200を発表いたしました。C2200は、従来のミッドレンジであるC2400、上位モデルのC4480、フラッグシップのC4800に加え、小型で省スペース、お求めやすい価格設定で従来と変わらない機能をお届けします。 主なキーポイントは以下の通りです。 ... Read more
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業界唯一のシャーシ型ADCであるViprionシリーズの最小モデル、C2200シャーシを提供開始

このたび、F5ネットワークスジャパン株式会社は、F5 Synthesisアーキテクチャモデルの恩恵を増大する新製品、Viprionシリーズの新モデル、2スロット式小型シャーシであるC2200を発表いたしました。C2200は、従来のミッドレンジであるC2400、上位モデルのC4480、フラッグシップのC4800に加え、小型で省スペース、お求めやすい価格設定で従来と変わらない機能をお届けします。 主なキーポイントは以下の通りです。 ... 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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F5 Synthesis: Reference Architectures - Good for What Ails Your Apps

#SDN #SDAS #devops When your application isn't feeling so well you need the right prescription to get it back on track When you're not feeling so well, you probably go visit a doctor. The doctor - after asking a whole lot of probing... 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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Square Pegs and Round Holes (Network and Applications)

#DataCenterWorld #SDN #NFV One size does not fit all. Shannon Poulin, VP Data Center and Connected Systems Group and General Manager, Data Center Marketing Group for Intel gave the keynote address at Data Center World Fall on transforming the... Read more
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F5 Friday: SDN, Layer 123 SDN & OpenFlow World Congress and LineRate Systems (A Chat with F5's John Giacomoni)

#SDN #OpenFlow  John G (that's what we call him here on the inside) answers some burning questions about F5 and SDN before jetting off to SDN & OpenFlow World Congress.... We get a lot of questions about not just F5 and what... Read more
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SDN Network Models

#SDN models: switches and overlays As with most new exciting (read: hyped) technology there's always some initial fragmentation that occurs in the market. Everyone wants to have their fingers in the newest pie and from that comes wha... 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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Virtual Apostasy

#SDN #NFV #devops When all you have is a hypervisor, everything looks like it should be virtualized. Yes, I'm about to say something that's on the order of heresy in the church of virtualization. But it has to be said and I'm willin... Read more
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Social Loginwall Failure

#devops #infosec #HTML5 It is not uncommon today to click an interesting link you see on Facebook only to be confronted by a "social loginwall". If you aren't familiar with that term it's probably because I just made it up t... Read more
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Is Cloud Built to Fail or Built to Scale?

#webperf #cloud The difference matters. A lot. There's been a growing focus on scalability as the Internet of Things has continued its rapid growth. Perhaps due in part to large online failures during periodic or individual events, perhap... Read more
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Does Your Cloud Quiesce? It Should.

#cloud #sdn Without the ability to gracefully shutdown the "contraction" side of elasticity may be problematic Quiescence, in a nutshell, is your mom telling you to "finish what you're doing but don't start anything new... Read more
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Service Chaining and Unintended Consequences

#webperf #infosec #ado #SDN #cloud Service chaining is a popular term today to describe a process in the network that's been done in the land of application integration for a long time. Service chaining in a nutshell is basically orchestration... Read more
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HTML5 WebSockets Illustrates Need for Programmability in the Network

#HTML5 #SDN The increasing use of HTML5 WebSockets illustrates one of the lesser mentioned value propositions of SDN – and ADN: extensibility. It's likely that IT network and security staff would agree that HTML5 WebSockets has the... Read more
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Load Balancing 101: Active-Active In the Cloud

#cloud #virtualization Why active-active is not best practice in the data center, and shouldn't be in the cloud either. Last time we dove into a "Load Balancing 101" discussion we looked at the difference between architected for... Read more
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Load Balancing 101: Scale versus Fail

#cloud Elasticity is a design pattern for scalability, not necessarily failability. One of the phrases you hear associated with cloud computing is "architecting for failure." Rather than build in a lot of hardware-level redundancy... Read more
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WILS: The Data Center API Compass Rose

#SDN #cloud North, South, East, West. Defining directional APIs. There's an unwritten rule that says when describing a network architecture the perimeter of the data center is at the top. Similarly application data flow begins at the UI... Read more
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A More Practical View of Cloud Brokers

#cloud The conventional view of cloud brokers misses the need to enforce policies and ensure compliance During a dinner at VMworld organized by Lilac Schoenbeck of BMC, we had the chance to chat up cloud and related issues with Kia Behnia, CTO... Read more
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1024 Words: Why Devops is Hard

#devops #cloud #virtualization Just because you don't detail the complexity doesn't mean it isn't there It should be noted that this is one – just one – Java EE application and even it is greatly simplified (architectural... Read more
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The Cloud Integration Stack

#cloud Integrating environments occurs in layers …   We use the term “hybrid cloud” to indicate a joining together of two disparate environments. We often simplify the “cloud” to encompass public IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and private cloud. But... Read more
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Integration Topologies and SDN

The scalability issue with the #SDN model today isn’t that the data plane that won’t scale …it’s issues with the control plane. Reading “OpenFlow/SDN Is Not A Silver Bullet For Network Scalability” brought to light an important note that must be... Read more
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Amazon Outage Casts a Shadow on SDN

#SDN #AWS #Cloud Amazon’s latest outage casts a shadow on the ability of software-defined networking to respond to catastrophic failure Much of the chatter regarding the Amazon outage has been focused on issues related to global reliability and... Read more
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F5 Friday: ADN = SDN at Layer 4-7

The benefits of #SDN have long been realized from #ADN architectures   There are, according to ONF, three core characteristics of SDN: “In the SDN architecture, the control and data planes are decoupled, network intelligence and state... Read more
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