After reading this blog post, we will all have two things clear: first, networking is something complex; and second, Wind River awaits us on Mars with an infallible system to make it simple. Jokes aside —and this one is borrowed— this article simply reminds us that virtualization is not a whim, but a necessity not only to generate new business, but also to simplify networks so that tasks that require man hours can be done in a fraction of that time. This will improve the networks, but will inevitably force also many engineers to recycle themselves.
Networking, networking, networking, networking!
There’s a funny, infamous video someone put together on YouTube years ago showing a highly enthusiastic Steve Balmer (to put it mildly) strutting on stage shouting “Developers, developers, developers, developers!” over and over again. Much of this footage presumably came from speeches given by Steve at conferences, talking about how important developers were to his company’s future. I imagine that if that video was being remade today, the shouting would be “Networking, networking, networking, networking!” … Keep reading the original blog post here