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Season three jumps right into the deep end of the networking pool with a discussion on FRRouting. Kernel of Truth hosts Brian O’Sullivan and Roopa Prabhu are joined by a new guest to the podcast, Donald Sharp. With FRR being the hottest Open Routing protocol stack today, the group talks about the recent updates and features that are happening at such a high velocity now. What does that mean for the community? Listen to find out. You can also find more about FRRouting at their website here and Twitter here.
Brian O’Sullivan: Brian currently heads Product Management for Cumulus Linux. For 15 or so years he’s held software Product Management positions at Juniper Networks as well as other smaller companies. Once he saw the change that was happening in the networking space, he decided to join Cumulus Networks to be a part of the open networking innovation. When not working, Brian is a voracious reader and has held a variety of jobs, including bartending in three countries and working as an extra in a German soap opera. You can find him on Twitter at @bosullivan00.
Roopa Prabhu: Roopa is Director of Engineering, Linux software at Cumulus Networks. At Cumulus she and her team work on all things kernel networking and Linux system infrastructure areas. She loves working at Cumulus and with the Linux kernel networking and debian communities. Her past experience includes Linux clusters, ethernet drivers and Linux KVM virtualization platforms. She has a BS and MS in Computer Science. You can find her on Twitter at @__roopa.
Donald Sharp: Donald, a Principal Engineer at Cumulus Networks, is a maintainer and on the Technical Steering Committee of the FRRouting project. He has been working at Cumulus Networks over the past 5 years working on a variety of routing protocols with the occasional foray into the Linux Kernel internals. Previously he world at Cisco Systems for 15 years developing EIGRP. You can find Donald on Twitter at @menotyousharp.