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DE-CIX Academy videos and webinars

To get most out of your connection to DE-CIX and to learn about variety of interconnection topics, watch our videos and recorded webinars.

What is an AS number?

The video answers questions like what is an AS number and how do I get one. Having an ASN is necessary to peer at an Internet Exchange like DE-CIX.

How to get started with peering

The video shows the very beginning of how to get started with peering: How to upgrade your network from single-homed to multi-homed and peering. 

Introduction to networks: Ethernet

This new webinar series is aimed at beginners in computer networking and people entering the industry. In the first 30 minute webinar, Wolfgang Tremmel talks about Ethernet, its history, development over time, and how modern Ethernet functions. You can also download the presentation slides which include further reading material.

How to get rid of DDoS traffic - Blackholing explained

The Internet is becoming a bigger target than ever for attacks. Attacks will continue to strike, and a single attack can dramatically slow down the Internet. Learn more about  how Blackholing at Internet Exchanges can stop the malicious traffic. 

Learn how to connect to Microsoft Azure using DE-CIX DirectCLOUD

In this recorded webinar Wolfgang Tremmel from DE-CIX Academy explains what our Cloud Exchange service DirectCLOUD is and shows how easy it is to use it to connect to Microsoft Azure

An Introduction – BGP 01

The webinar shows how you can build and run a global network. You can learn how to reduce cost, increase performance, and resilience. 

Becoming Multihomed – BGP 02

The webinar shows you how to add multiple upstreams to your network for redundancy and cost optimization.

Best path selection – BGP 03

Learn more about how BGP selects the best route and how you can influence BGP route selection.

Communities – BGP 04

What are BGP Communities? Get the answer and learn more about the evolution of BGP Communities: Traditional, Extended, Large.

The Big Picture – BGP 05

The webinar gives an overview of BGP and shows an example with a simulated ISP.

BGP and IPv6 – BGP 06

Learn more about how you can add IPv6 to your existing BGP infrastructure.

BGP Security – BGP 07

Learn more about how to keep your network secure, how to secure your BGP sessions, how to filter prefix announcements, and much more.

How does Traceroute work?

Learn more about Traceroute and wheter you can rely on it when debugging a problem.