Welcome to the Flackbox blog, where our aim is to help you build your cloud and data center career. If you’re looking to widen your knowledge across server, networking and storage technologies then you’ve come to the right place. We regularly upload training video tutorials featuring vendors such as NetApp, Cisco and VMware.

Flackbox CCNA Premium Bootcamp Course Launch

Posted on January 16, 2018 By

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Do you want to pass the Cisco CCNA exam in 6 weeks with a proven step by step system of study you can do in your spare time? If you’re like me you probably make a New Year’s resolution to boost your career every year, and then things get in the way. Maybe you’ve enrolled […]...

Cisco CCNA Prize Giveaway – I Will Pay For Your Training and Exam

Posted on January 4, 2018 By

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Prize Giveaway – I Will Pay For Your Cisco CCNA Training and Exam   I’ve got a cracker of a prize giveaway this month to celebrate your New Year resolution to level up your career: Full membership of my Cisco CCNA Premium Bootcamp launching this month… and I’ll also pay for your CCN...

Cisco VTP VLAN Trunking Protocol Tutorial

Posted on December 28, 2017 By

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Cisco VTP VLAN Trunking Protocol You’ll learn about Cisco VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) in this Cisco CCNA tutorial.   Cisco VTP allows you to add, edit or delete VLANs on switches which are configured as VTP servers. Switches which are configured as VTP clients then synchronize their VLAN dat...

Cognitive Bias in Infrastructure Design – The Sunk Cost Fallacy

Posted on December 21, 2017 By

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I’ve got something a little different for you this week. It’s a guest post from Daemon Behr at designingrisk.com which covers a fascinating episode from history which echoes an infrastructure design decision you may face in your career. Enjoy…   The first three-phase hydroelec...

NetApp Qtrees and Quotas Tutorial

Posted on December 14, 2017 By

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NetApp Qtrees and Quotas Tutorial   I cover qtrees and quotas in this NetApp video tutorial. Qtrees are an optional feature in the NetApp ONTAP software architecture. They can be created within volumes to segment those volumes into smaller segments. When you create a qtree, it appears as a dire...