Russ White

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Russ White has more than twenty years' experience in designing, deploying, breaking, and troubleshooting large scale networks. Across that time, he has co-authored more than forty software patents, spoken at venues throughout the world, participated in the development of several internet standards, helped develop the CCDE and the CCAr, and worked in Internet governance with the Internet Society. Russ is currently a member of the Architecture Team at LinkedIn, where he works on next generation data center designs, complexity, security, and privacy. He is also currently on the Routing Area Directorate at the IETF, and co-chairs the IETF I2RS and BABEL working groups. His most recent works are The Art of Network Architecture, Navigating Network Complexity, Unintended Features, and the Intermediate System to Intermediate System LiveLesson.

MSIT Capella University, MACM Shepherds Theological Seminary, PhD in progress from Southeastern Theological Seminary CCIE #2635, CCDE 2007::1, CCAr


rfc3021 Dec 2000 Using 31-Bit Prefixes on IPv4 Point-to-Point Links
rfc3137 Jun 2001 OSPF Stub Router Advertisement
rfc4061 Apr 2005 Benchmarking Basic OSPF Single Router Control Plane Convergence
rfc4062 Apr 2005 OSPF Benchmarking Terminology and Concepts
rfc4063 Apr 2005 Considerations When Using Basic OSPF Convergence Benchmarks
rfc5123 Feb 2008 Considerations in Validating the Path in BGP
rfc5310 Feb 2009 IS-IS Generic Cryptographic Authentication
rfc5566 Jun 2009 BGP IPsec Tunnel Encapsulation Attribute
rfc5709 Oct 2009 OSPFv2 HMAC-SHA Cryptographic Authentication
rfc6039 Oct 2010 Issues with Existing Cryptographic Protection Methods for Routing Protocols
rfc6907 Mar 2013 Use Cases and Interpretations of Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) Objects for Issuers and Relying Parties
rfc6987 Sep 2013 OSPF Stub Router Advertisement
rfc7868 May 2016 Cisco's Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
rfc7980 Oct 2016 A Framework for Defining Network Complexity