10 episodes

Authentic conversations from the world of computer networking, brought to you by Forward Networks.

Seeking Truth in Networking Brandon Heller & Derick Winkworth

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Authentic conversations from the world of computer networking, brought to you by Forward Networks.

    Ben Pfaff | Creating Open vSwitch

    Ben Pfaff | Creating Open vSwitch

    Join co-hosts Derick and Brandon as they sit down with Ben Pfaff, one of the original and core contributors of Open vSwitch, the virtual network switch for Linux.

    • 53 min
    Launching a podcast in 2020: what the hell were we thinking?

    Launching a podcast in 2020: what the hell were we thinking?

    Co-hosts Derick and Brandon are joined by the rest of the podcast production team, including Lisa Garvey, Charlie Elliott, and Aditya Chakraborty, to discuss the pitfalls, highlights, and lessons learned from creating a podcast in the disastrous year of...

    • 42 min
    Olivier Bonaventure | MPTCP: The coolest protocol you’re already using - but didn’t know

    Olivier Bonaventure | MPTCP: The coolest protocol you’re already using - but didn’t know

    Derick and Brandon chat with Olivier Bonaventure, Professor at Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) and co-founder at Tessares, about the evolution of Multipath TCP, a protocol that is changing the way we experience the Internet. 

    • 52 min
    John Capobianco | Automating the Canadian Parliament Network

    John Capobianco | Automating the Canadian Parliament Network

    John Capobianco, Senior IT Planner and Integrator at House of Commons, joins co-hosts Derick and Brandon to dive into his journey to network automation for the Canadian Parliament. If you're curious about network automation or have already begun to...

    • 51 min
    Tom Hollingsworth | Lessons from Tech Field Day and How to Spot BS

    Tom Hollingsworth | Lessons from Tech Field Day and How to Spot BS

    Brandon and Derick explore communities of IT folks, the wisdom of backup plans, and shifty vendors with Tech Field Day Organizer Tom Hollingsworth, also known as "The Networking Nerd." 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Bob Metcalfe, Part 2 | Ethernet’s Impact and Your Own Personal Algorithm

    Bob Metcalfe, Part 2 | Ethernet’s Impact and Your Own Personal Algorithm

    A deeper dive with Bob Metcalfe on the lasting impact of Ethernet and the World Wide Web. What’s in store for the world next? 

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

IT-wizard ,

Great stories!

I’ve been really into this podcast. As a self-described network geek, I've been impressed by the quality of the topics and guests.

Mike7456 ,

Great Podcast

This is a great podcast that provides insightful stories that have occurred in Silicon Valley. The production work is very well edited as well as thought out. I also enjoyed listening to some of the guests.

Entrepreneur in networking ,

Solid lineup, good start

Big names, big ideas, good stories.

I like the window into the mind of some of the "original influencers”. You can see a bit of what made some people so successful, and why they don’t think like you or me.

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