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OSPF Areas & Complexity

OSPF Areas & Complexity

Do we care for how complex OSFP could be in our networks? This type of question came up the other day while in work. While we were looking at how OSPF is deployed within our Data Centres today. We keep it simple and mostly a flat network, a few OSPF Areas and one of them been Area 0. Do we have a need to make it complex and add multiple OSPF Areas running in Stub, Total Stub or Not So…

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First post & its not technical?!

First post & its not technical?!

Its time to start writing and stop sitting around thinking about doing it! Sound familiar? This attitude of getting up and getting the job done has been pivitol in helping me get to where I am today in my career as a network engineer, achieving my CCIE and working as network architect for a global technology company (at the time of this writing). I am in a very privileged position today as I get to go to work each day and do…

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About

About

Hi I am Eric Leahy and welcome to my blog Up In The Ether. I am a network engineer who lives in Dublin, Ireland. During my time working in the network industry I have worked in Cloud, Global Enterprise & Financial Markets. From a NOC engineer working night shifts all the way up to be a Network Architect getting to set the networking vision for the business. I am a CCIE in Routing & Switching (CCIE#46696) and hold multiple other…

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