The last couple of days, there have been a lot of tweets with messages like “You need to work tons of overtime in your 20’s to be successful in your career”. There have been also been plenty of counters to
When I studied for my CCDE, I had the good fortune of receiving mentoring from Russ White. Something he taught me, that I really took to heart, is that in every design and choice you make, there is a tradeoff.
In a recent Packet Pushers Heavy Networking episode, Ethan and Greg discussed how difficult SD-WAN is, and why you shouldn’t outsource your SD-WAN to a MSP. So, how difficult is really SD-WAN? Now, this is of course going to depend
A couple of days ago, I wrote on LinkedIn asking you what a SD-WAN solution should consist of. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/danieldib_sdn-sdwan-wan-activity-6583614108971655168-BH8x The post was meant to create a discussion and there were a lot of great answers. Some of the features are
Most of you are probably already familiar with impostor syndrome. Wikipedia defines it as: Despite external evidence of their competence, those experiencing this phenomenon remain convinced that they are frauds, and do not deserve all they have achieved. Individuals with impostorism incorrectly
If you follow me on Twitter ( https://twitter.com/danieldibswe), you know I have been doing a lot of SD-WAN lately and I recently built my own lab. In this lab, I wanted to try a feature known as service chaining. What
The CCIE, now 25 years old, has always been the pinnacle of Cisco certifications. There has been a lot of buzz on the importance of certs, and the CCIE, in the “new” era. For that reason, it’s more important than
What is changing for CCNP? And why? Some of the problems that existed in the current CCNP were: No way of showing progress until you took all 3 exams and became CCNP certified, usually a 1+ year commitment Needed to
Let’s go more into depth what the new updates really mean. We will start by analyzing the CCNA. As I described in the previous post, gone are the days of having 11 different tracks, instead there is 1 exam. Why?
As you most likely will have seen, Cisco is “rebooting” their certifications to better align with what is expected of the future work force. As I’ve been busy with Cisco Live, I’m only now starting to write these posts. I’m