Krishnanand Das

Technical Leader

Enterprise Networking

Krishnanand Das is a Technical Leader in the database infrastructure team within Cisco Enterprise Networking. He has worked on software infrastructure throughout his career and is currently responsible for the design and direction of internal consumption models for databases in Cisco IOS XE. His particular focus is the intersection of database technologies with Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) and DSL-based infrastructure for intent-driven networking.


January 26, 2023


Common Database Infrastructure in Cisco IOS XE Software Simplifies 160+ Enterprise Devices

5 min read

The Cisco ASR 1000, running on Cisco IOS XE, was the first enterprise device where every state update to the data path went into and out of an in-memory database. Many more platforms have been added, due to the software stack's consolidated database features.