Category: video

  • Effectiveness – Network Truths, Principles and Fallacies

    I recently gave a 13-minute talk to the Irish Network Operators Group (INOG).  In this talk I argue that you can become more effective, and a happier engineer by standing back and reflecting. The talk discusses how you work –  with reference to some great truths, principles and fallacies. I introduce The twelve networking truths…

  • Video – Fiber cleaning and testing

    It’s time for another video.  This time I’m covering some useful tools for handling fiber cleaning and testing in the datacenter.  

  • Video – Solving power connector confusion

    Why talk about network power connectors? Here at Network Sherpa base camp, we’re all about removing confusion and saving time.   I’ve always had a bit of difficulty differentiating between the connector types,  PDU’s,  inlets outlets and country specific power cords. In this post I share my learnings. In the video below I focus on…

  • Video – 10G Fiber Transceivers – Network Sherpa

    I’ve just recorded a quick video about 10Gbps fiber transceivers, There’s a first for everything I guess.  It’s a cheat sheet which describes the different transceivers, where they’re commonly found and the connectors you use. I’d love to hear your take on the video.  Too long… too short, music too cheesy (yeah I know!), etc.…