Given that this is the Art of Network Engineering, I thought it appropriate to write about a book I recently finished, around creativity. Big Magic – Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert sheds some light on what it is like to live a creative lifestyle. To me, after going through this book, a creativeContinue reading “Book Reaction – Big Magic”
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Cooking up Coding Fun, from ‘Scratch’
Have you ever wondered of a fairly low effort, fun way to get your kids, friends, or family members into the basics of programming? Or maybe even yourself for that matter? On the surface, this can seem like a daunting task. I mean, when I think coding, I immediately default to command line and startContinue reading “Cooking up Coding Fun, from ‘Scratch’”
Be the Ally, Not the Ego
Competition is everywhere. Sometimes it is unavoidable. For instance, when you are looking for a job. You want to focus on you, skill up, and set yourself apart from the rest that are competing for that same job. It is definitely stressful, but can also be necessary when it comes to career advancement. Not always,Continue reading “Be the Ally, Not the Ego”
Climbing the ENCOR Mountain
This is not meant to be a “hooray for me” success story. The purpose of this post is to be a message of hope. I’m not someone who goes out and gets 10+ certifications a year. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that, I respect and admire the determination and focus of people that areContinue reading “Climbing the ENCOR Mountain”
My Advice on being a Traveling Parent
In this article AONE cohost A.J. shares his advice on being a road warrior when you have kids at home. It involves bringing a friend everywhere you go, thinking outside the box, and having a little bit of fun in the process!
SD WAN Underlay Options
In this article, from Aaron’s blog, Aaron talks about the SD-WAN underlay!
Adopting the Mindset of the IT Ninja
In this article, AONE cohost, AJ talks about the IT Ninja mindset. Instead of seeking appreciation and thanks for your hard work look to the silence as gratitude.
MPLS for Dummies
In this article cohost AaronEngineered educates us on what exactly MPLS is and how it works. MPLS replaced Frame Relay and if very commonly found in Enterprise WANs of all shapes and sizes.
SDWAN for Dummies
In this post Aaron gives an explanation of what SDWAN is and what makes it different than a traditional WAN.
My Journey to the CCNP Enterprise
AONE co-host, A.J., recently completed all the requirements for his CCNP Enterprise – read all about his journey to the CCNP here!