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.



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.



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.



395: The ACME Era

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



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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 2018-11-16  43m