Summer has flown by and you may have missed some of the great content that was published. Don’t worry, you can catch up on some of our favorite podcasts, blog posts, and articles below. So settle in and then dive into all things open networking!

From Cumulus Networks:

Customizing your network: Take a quick look at the types of automation available in Linux, from basic to dynamic, and how these automation capabilities help to enable data center-wide orchestration here.

Kernel of Truth podcast: Network monitoring: When it comes to network monitoring, have you run into a “switch that cried wolf?”Kernel of Truth host Brian O’Sullivan is joined by two new guests to the podcast Justin Betz & Faye Ly to chat more about networking monitoring here.

Best practices: MLAG backup IP: We cover the best ways to build a redundant backup IP link for multi-chassis link aggregation (MLAG).

Exploring Batfish with Cumulus – part one: With Batfish supporting Cumulus Networks this year, we show how it can fit into pipelines & replace or complement existing testing strategies in part one of a two-part series.

Kernel of Truth podcast: Innovation in the data center: Spiderman aka Rama Darbha & host Brian O’Sullivan are joined by a new guest to the Kernel of Truth podcast, VP of Marketing Ami Badani for an in-depth conversation about the different types & levels of innovation in the data center & where we see it going.

News from the web:

2019 Inc. 5000: The Most Successful Companies in America :Inc. magazine revealed its annual Inc 5000 list and for the first time ever, Cumulus Networks has earned the rank of 320! Explore the interactive database to learn more here.

The state of networking certifications: Given the marketplace, why did we launch our own certification? Because what’s out there doesn’t address open, standard Linux-based switching and infrastructure networking. Learn how we’ve addressed that need in the latest Packet Pushers blog here.