Raspberry Pi

March 11, 2022


5 Reasons a Raspberry Pi Belongs in Your Network Lab

It's not just for Pi Day! From Pi-powered network services to a network sensor/traffic analysis device or home lab management station, the Raspberry Pi is a flexible workhorse that should be the next worthy addition to your lab.

January 26, 2022


A Bit of Raspberry Pi from the Holidays

See how I built a set of Raspberry Pis with temperature and humidity sensors, and run a small Python script to read the sensor and push the results to InfluxDB for database retention and graphing.

November 22, 2021


Simple way to measure user experience? ThousandEyes on Raspberry Pis

Before moving an acquired company’s offices onto our corporate WAN, we had to measure the user experience on their network to make sure we could meet or beat the performance. The tricky part? We didn’t have network access. Read how we did it with ThousandEyes.

October 25, 2021


Getting To Know ThousandEyes – Part 1

Let me show you how to install an Enterprise Agent on a Raspberry Pi device, so you can try it at home to see WAN observability with agents running in the cloud.

May 2, 2018


Unveiling the Magic Behind On-premises Infrastructure – DevOps Series, Part 4

Once developers feel comfortable with their code, Ops needs to think about how it will go into the production environment -- on-premises (private) or in the Cloud (public)?

Small Computer, Big Opportunity: The Moore’s Law Phenomenon

If you’re like me, you probably remember the days when computers meant oversized monitors, loud, humming power supplies, and more cables than you knew what to do with. Thanks to Moore’s Law, those days are long gone. With devices getting less costly, smaller, and capable of more efficient computing power, people and businesses of today […]