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Network Services Well Done

Share this post: Choosing the right ingredients to prepare your food makes a world of difference! Actually it doesn’t take much. A popular recent trend is cooking with only 5 ingredients. Like a mouthwatering prime rib. The most important ingredient is the prime rib, of course. A popular selection is the dry-aged grain-fed variation. Grain-fed

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A Day in the Office – We are Hiring!

Share this post: Volta is turning around the networking industry, and this is a TEAM job. Our Barcelona office is the main engineering headquarters of Volta. We are a group of pals working in the areas of data-plane, control-plane and cloud. The BCN office is all about working hard and having fun. The ultimate goal

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Free Range Routing

Share this post: Readers of this blog already know, at Volta, we are disrupting networking industry. Innovation is in our DNA, but we also stand on the shoulders of giants. For example we use FRR as our IP routing protocol suite. FRR is a relatively new project which recently joined the Linux Foundation. But FRR

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Networking: The Lego Approach

Share this post: Playing Lego has become an almost daily ritual to my 5-year-old son and I love playing with him. He always starts by emptying all the pieces from the storage box onto the playmat. I would plunge right in and start the familiar house or the roofless rectangular box. My son is the

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$57,000,000,000

Share this post: I was a bit surprised when heard this number and had to make sure I got it correct. That’s 57 billion with a big B. What costs $57 billion? The cost of operating networks running Cisco network equipment annually[1] It’s not surprise that Cisco sells a lot of networking hardware every year.

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The Volta Distributed Control Plane Foundations

Share this post: “A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked. A complex system designed from scratch never works and cannot be patched up to make it work. You have to start over with a working simple system.”  – J. Gall Nature has been a font

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Voltanétio: God of Modern Networking

Share this post: Voltanétio \ˈvōl-tə-nā-sē-ə\ : God of Modern Networking Very recently, I invited a contemporary goddess into my home. She unreservedly granted me more than 3 wishes. I could say “Goddess, let there be light”, and there would be light; I could ask her to “play my favorite music playlist” and my home would

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The Nature of Networks

Share this post: Information is one of the basic elements of nature. Exchange and access to information is liberating. Being able to access and exchange more information easier and faster, has enabled our civilization to progress. In the dictionary, networking is defined as: The exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions. I

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