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    Arista Tech Talk: Software Engineering of Network Infrastructure at Cloud Scale w/ DUCSS, Redbrick & UCC Netsoc

    • 11 Nov 2020 to 11 Nov 2020

    Event Description

    UCD Netsoc is very proud to be joined by the VP of Engineering at Arista Networks for an exciting tech talk in collaboration with Dublin University Computer Science Society (DUCSS), DCU Redbrick, and UCC Netsoc this Wednesday at 6 PM! This talk addresses the challenges of designing system and distributed systems software for modern scaled-out cloud networks. In this environment, network reliability at a device and system level is paramount, and performance, security, and visibility are critical. The talk highlights some of the hard software problems of this environment and the techniques that Arista is using to tackle them! This is a talk that you definitely don't want to miss! Participants will also get free food vouchers by registering so make sure to register in the form below! You can also choose to receive merchandise from Arista in the form. About the speaker: Hugh Holbrook, Group Vice President, Software EngineeringHugh Holbrook leads the development and testing of the platform and system software at Arista Networks. At Arista since 2005, he has led the development of many of the foundations of Arista's EOS. Before Arista, he worked at Cisco and played a key role in the software and hardware evolution of the Catalyst 4500. He is the inventor of Source-Specific Multicast (SSM), chaired the IETF working group that standardized it, and has authored multiple RFCs including the PIM-SM protocol spec. He holds eight patents in networking, systems, and hardware design. Hugh has a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from Stanford University in Computer Science.