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Failure is sometimes the best option

Incompatible programming languages, limited management capabilities, outages -- these problems and frustrations of IT life actually have the most training potential.

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Leaf-spine networks explained

Leaf-spine networks are replacing traditional three-layer designs. Get the basics explained here.


Pros and cons of a leaf-spine topology

Three-layer network designs are last season's topology. The leaf-spine model is coming in hot, but can the advantages made data center designers forget about the weaknesses?

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Assemble major elements of DevOps culture

Implement tools that reduce data center stress and allow the DevOps culture to wipe your facility of hostility and negativity. Dashboards and tiger teams turn wartime to peacetime.

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