Archive for August, 2008

GNS3 tutorial

18Aug08

Via gns3.cn and Cisco Blog comes this GNS3 tutorial by Mike Fuszner. GNS3 is a graphical network simulator that allows you to run instances of Cisco IOS on a PC to emulate complex networks. From an initial skim it appears to be a good introduction for newbies and also contain some good tips for intermediate […]


Time Management

06Aug08

Thanks to Ross’ entry I found this video lecture from Randy Pausch on Time Management. It clocks in at 1:16, but it’s worth your time. Randy’s advice on prioritizing tasks is priceless, and his comments about grad students with families being more productive with their time really hit home for me. Being a foster dad […]


My next certification on my road to world dominance will be the (Cisco Certified Network Associate) CCNA. Similar to the GSEC, it provides a foundation of knowledge in the routing and switching arena, with a heavy focus on Cisco gear. We are a mostly-Cisco shop so I’ve had the opportunity to use the Catalyst switches […]