NetDevOps was Center Stage at #CLEUR
The DevNet team brought an amazing array of sessions, workshops, and demos on network programmability and NetDevOps to CLEUR. Here's a review, plus links to the people and presentations.
What Does “Network as Code” Mean?
Networking Evangelist Hank Preston proposes three principles for Network as Code within NetDevOps. Do you agree?
Introducing the Network Programmability Video Course
The Network Programmability Basics Video Course is a collection of 28 videos organized into 6 modules. We created it to help jumpstart your journey into network programmability. It's LIVE now!
Bringing Programmability and NetDevOps to Barcelona for #CLEUR
It’s right around the corner… Cisco Live Europe 2018 in Barcelona, and I absolutely can’t wait! Every Cisco Live I’ve ever been to, or presented at, has been an amazing experience, but Barcelona is going to be in a league of its own. From the moment I arrive in Spain on Friday morning the entire […]
Automating Cisco ACI with Ansible Eliminates Repetitive Day-to-Day Tasks
Jacob McGill is a network automation engineer at Network to Code, a network automation solutions provider that provides network automation training and professional services. He spends his time helping customers automate their networks using tools including like Python and Ansible. Jacob is also an Ansible developer who's written and contributed to many of the ACI modules that were released in 2.4. Feel free to reach out to Jacob at firstname.lastname@example.org
With POAP You’ll Never Console into your Nexus Switches Again
Ajay Chenempara is a senior network automation engineer at Network to Code, a network automation solutions provider that provides network automation training and professional services. Ajay is the lead instructor at Network to Code while also assisting with automation related projects. He's usually in front of customers helping them learn different tools, APIs, and technologies ranging from Python and Ansible to more complex CI/CD pipelines and how they can be leveraged within the context of network automation. Ajay can be reached at email@example.com.
Part 2: NetDevOps Goes Beyond Infrastructure as Code
In NetDevOps, it is standard to have a "Continuous Development" approach to network changes. Proposed network changes are picked up by build servers which manage the progression from "Development" to "Test" and into "Production". NetDevOps will mirror what is becoming commonplace in software development teams.
Part 1: Embrace NetDevOps, Say Goodbye to a “Culture of Fear”
Network Builders focus on the care and feeding of the network, making sure it's available for the "consumers". The Network Consumers are the users of the network, and expect to treat the network like a utility - it "should just work".