Tag Archives: tunneling

Tags, Tunnels, and Encapsulation

A common discussion I hear among seasoned network geeks and newbies alike is what is different between the ideas of tagging/labeling, tunnels, and “regular” encapsulation. Usually the newbies are trying to grok the entire concept while the old hands are trying to wing curveball exception cases at one another. While it seems nothing is absolute in networking and the astute engineer can always find a case that violates the usual rules, here are the working definitions I use which I think are right for about 98% of cases.
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Virtualization, Storage, and other techy stuff

The Stupid Engineer

I ask those questions you're too clever to.

Sunay Tripathi's Blog

Pluribus Networks Founder's Blog on OS, Networking, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Solaris Architecture, etc

Ed Koehler's Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog


Data networking, stray thoughts, nerdy fun...

Network Heresy

Tales of the network reformation

The Borg Queen

Jottings on the intersection of tech and humanness

Networking From The Trenches

Ramblings about my thoughts, experiences, and ideas.

Networking 40,000

Attaining my CCIE with the help of Warhammer 40k

Network Shenanigans

Making Packets Do Silly Things

It must be the network...

Ramblings of JD (@subnetwork)

Not Another Network Blog

Musings from yet another IT nerd

rsts11 - Robert Novak on system administration

Resource sharing, time sharing, (20)11 and beyond. A retired sysadmin's blog.