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Shape Average Vs Shape Peak - Part 2

April 02, 2013 | 4 minute read

Note: If you haven’t read Shape Average Vs Shape Peak - Part 1 already, I suggest you read it first and then return to this entry. Three Types of Shaping There are three types of shaping, and they are called: Shape Average Shape Peak Shaping with no Excess Using the following details, I will explain how each shaping type answers the ...

Shape Average Vs Shape Peak - Part 1

March 29, 2013 | 5 minute read

When I first started looking in to the differences between Shape Average and Shape Peak, I soon found myself getting lost in all of the acronyms - Tc, Bc, Be, CIR, PIR, and so on. However, after some research and labbing, it all became much clearer. I plan to put together my notes and lab tests in a series of blog posts in the hope that they wil...

StackExchange - Network Engineering

March 23, 2013 | less than 1 minute read

Just a quick post in case you haven’t seen it already - we’re trying to get a “Network Engineering” site going over at StackExchange. If you’re interested, please commit to it by following this link. Thank you!

Virtual Equipment + Physical Equipment = Big Lab

December 01, 2012 | 1 minute read

I have posted a few entries covering GNS3 and how you can use it to help you with your studies. And, in the Connecting Your PC to Your Virtual GNS3 Routers I showed you how it was possible to break your GNS3 routers out of the Virtual world and bring them in to the Physical world. In this post, I am to show you how I used this technique in my la...

New PC - Nexus 1000V here I come!

December 01, 2012 | 1 minute read

As per my previous post, I have been in the market for a new PC for a little while now and have finally made a purchase. The specs can be found below. CPU: Intel Core i7 3770 GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD7850 2GB OC V2 Mobo: ASRock Z77 Extreme6 Motherboard RAM: G.Skill Ares F3-1600C10D-16GAO 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 Case: CoolerMaster HAF 912 Adv...