Rama Darbha

Rama Darbha is the director of solutions architecture in the networking group at NVIDIA, focusing on data center, NetDevOps, and Ethernet switching. He has a passion for helping customers and partners extract the full value of their AI and compute workloads through an open networking strategy. Rama has an active CCONP 2019::19 and CCIE #22804, with a master's in engineering and management from Duke University.

Posts by Rama Darbha

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Why There is No Ideal Data Center Network Design

Is there an ideal network design that always works? Let's find out. This blog covers the pros and cons of pure layer 3, layer 2 only, and VXLAN and EVPN. 5 MIN READ
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Do I Need to Update My Data Center Network?

Is your network getting long in the tooth and are you thinking about an upgrade? This blog will cover three areas to consider when updating your data center network. 3 MIN READ
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Using VXLAN Routing with EVPN Through Asymmetric or Symmetric Models

This posts compares asymmetric and symmetric EVPN routing models using EVPN as the control plane. It provides architecture differences and maps them to specific NOS CLI output for educational purposes. 7 MIN READ
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Looking Behind the Curtain of EVPN Traffic Flows

Is EVPN magic? As Arthur C Clarke said, any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. On that premise, moving from a traditional layer 2… 10 MIN READ