You say 4 billion addresses. I say its less than the 7 billion people on our planet. And welcome to the internet-of-things. If you add up everything on the planet that would need an IP by the end of the decade, 7 billion wont cut it either.
In a stable Network, the state and intent are converged. From the perspective of Monitoring, the State is always the source-of-truth. Anything that should be monitored…
Network architects often seem to be at a loss for words when asked to describe Network Automation. This is understandable though. Automation is a broad subject. From provisioning, to telemetry and monitoring, there are several faces to automation.
These days, however, my first few interview questions are usually about Automation, and conceptualization of a Network as a data model. After all, Routing protocols are just software implementation of some algorithm on steroids.
BulkWalk methods are missing from native python-bindings for net-snmp. By creating a wrapper around the GetBulk method instead, and maintaining state while traversing the oid-tree, fastsnmpy provides a clever solution
Can MySQL scale?? … For that reason, Can any DB scale?
This architecture holds roughly 4 terabytes of data, hosted in AWS now… and writing away from several TimeSeries collectors.