TechSNAP

Systems, Network, and Administration Podcast. Every week TechSNAP covers the stories that impact those of us in the tech industry, and all of us that follow it. Every episode we dedicate a portion of the show to answer audience questions, discuss best practices, and solving your problems.

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397: Quality Tools


Join Jim and Wes as they battle bufferbloat, latency spikes, and network hogs with some of their favorite tools for traffic shaping, firewalling, and QoS.


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   40m
 
 

396: Floating Point Problems


Jim and Wes are joined by OpenZFS developer Richard Yao to explain why the recent drama over Linux kernel 5.0 is no big deal, and how his fix for the underlying issue might actually make things faster.


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   27m
 
 

395: The ACME Era


We welcome Jim to the show, and he and Wes dive deep into all things Let’s Encrypt.


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   33m
 
 

394b: Almost Time


Wes and Jim have some great new SNAP in the works, in the meantime Chris stops by to keep you updated and share his favorite "hacker" story of the week.


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 2019-01-18  3m
 
 

394: All About Azure


Wes is joined by a special guest to take a look back on the growth and development of Azure in 2018 and discuss some of its unique strengths.


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 2019-01-10  26m
 
 

393: Back to our /roots


In a special new year’s episode we take a moment to reflect on the show’s past, its future, and say goodbye to an old friend.


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 2019-01-03  22m
 
 

392: Keeping up with Kubernetes


A security vulnerability in Kubernetes causes a big stir, but we’ll break it all down and explain what went wrong.


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 2018-12-13  27m
 
 

391: Firecracker Fundamentals


We break down Firecracker Amazon’s new open source kvm powered, virtual machine monitor, and explore what makes it different than the options on the market now.


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 2018-11-29  21m
 
 

390: What’s Up with WireGuard


WireGuard has a lot of buzz around it and for many good reasons. We’ll explain what WireGuard is specifically, what it can do, and maybe more importantly, what it can’t.


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 2018-11-22  34m
 
 

389: The Future of HTTP


Wes is joined by special guest Jim Salter to discuss Google's recent BGP outage and the future of HTTP.


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 2018-11-16  43m