Richard A Steenbergen
ras at e-gerbil.net
Thu Sep 30 18:32:13 CDT 2010
On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 11:56:06PM +0100, Heath Jones wrote:
> Its interesting, I was heavy into cisco years back and then juniper
> for a while. Going back to cisco now is great (always good for me to
> keep my exposure up), but there is just so much unclear in it's CLI.
> It wasn't until going back that I realised.
> I guess they would have to balance keeping the old timers & scripts
> etc happy VS bringing in new features that make the output look
> different.. Do you keep something that isn't perfect but people know
> how to use, or change it and cause more issues than good?
Personally I still can't believe that it's the year 2010, and IOS still
shows routes in classful notation (i.e. if it's in 192.0.0.0/3 and is a
/24, the /24 part isn't displayed because it's assumed to be "Class C").
Of course I say that every year, and so far the only thing that has
changed is the year I say it about.
> ps. Juniper has really gone to $h!t lately. There's a website called
> glassdoor.com that I found - go look up what employees have to say
> about it.. reflects exactly the support we were getting, even as as an
> 'elite' partner..
Don't get me started, I could complain for days and still not run out of
material, but alas it doesn't accomplish anything. Sadly, many of the
best Juniper people I know are incredibly disaffected, and are leaving
(or have already left) in droves. I think the way I heard it put best
was, "I'm convinced that $somenewexecfromcisco is actually on a secret 5
year mission to come over to Juniper, completely $%^* the company, and
then go back to Cisco and get a big bonus for it". :)
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