NetLdn #23 – 09/09/2021

Location: Zoom

We will once again be combining powers with our NetMcr friends for a joint meeting. We’ll be starting at the slightly later (by NetLdn standards) time of 1930hrs UTC+1.

The meeting will be held online using Zoom. The meeting room ID and password will be shared on the evening of the event to the NetLdn mailing list and in the NetLdn Slack.

Please set your full name in the Zoom client before joining the meeting, they will be validated for admission.

Join from 1915hrs (UTC+1) onward, talks begin promptly at 1930hrs (UTC+1).

Talk 1: TI-LFA FTW

A brief introduction to Segment Routing followed by an in-depth look at LFA technologies – focusing on how TI-LFA can use Segment Routing to provide complete coverage.

Presenter: Steve Crutchley (Claranet)

Talk 2: Snabb: I know someone at an ISP who writes their own network devices

…and they don’t have an army of programmers.

Max will talk about Snabb, a software toolkit for writing carrier grade networking applications that run on x86 servers using a high-level programming language.

He’ll give an overview of what Snabb is and what makes it work, show off how it is used by ISPs, and talk a bit about the current hardware and software ecosystem available to us in the commodity server market.

Presenter: Max Rottenkolber (inter-stellar)

Talk 3: Find out on the night!

The last talk will be disclosed on the night due to the nature of the content.

Presenter: Disclosed at the time

After Talks: Networking for Networkers

Stay in the meeting room and have a free-for-all chit-chat about whatever is on your mind. This is a bring-your-on drinks and nibbles session.

Author: James Bensley

Network Design/Engineering/Coding/Trolling

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