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Stuart Clark

Senior Technical Leader / Senior Developer Advocate

DevNet UK

Stuart Clark is a Developer Advocate, author for Cisco Press and a Cisco Certified DevNet Expert #20220005 Stuart started his career as a hairdresser in 1990, and in 2008 he changed careers to become a network engineer. After cutting his teeth in network operations he moved to network projects and programs. After many years as a network engineer, Stuart became obsessed with network automation and joined Cisco DevNet as a Developer Advocate for network automation. Stuart contributed to the DevNet exams and was one of the SME teams that created, designed, and built the Cisco Certified DevNet Expert. Stuart has presented at over fifty external conferences and is a multi-time Cisco Live Distinguished Speaker covering topics on network automation and methodologies. Stuart lives in Lincoln England with his wife Natalie and their son Maddox, he plays guitar and rocks an impressive two-foot beard whilst drinking coffee..

GitHub: http://github.com/bigevilbeard

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Articles

May 2, 2022

DEVELOPER

Observability vs. monitoring for DevOps

We need both monitoring and observability in the DevOps world. Let’s look at these two concepts in more detail.

March 7, 2022

DEVELOPER

Explore Secure DDoS Edge Protection with new Sandbox and Learning Labs

Learn how to protect a mobile edge network environment from malicious attacks hidden inside GTP packets. Then use the sandbox to test your solution.

February 24, 2022

DEVELOPER

SD-WAN Sandboxes Get a Refresh

Want to polish your network automation chops? Try the new always-On SD-WAN Sandbox using a prebuilt Postman collection.

February 17, 2022

DEVELOPER

Using NSO with pyATS Parsers to Check Operational State

See how you can automate network checks with NSO and the pyATS parser, and create an Excel document for audit.

December 15, 2021

DEVELOPER

The APIs We’re Experimenting with Over the Holidays

What APIs and tools will you be working on (or playing with) this holiday season? Here's what some of the DevNet Developer Advocates have in mind to do (when they're not stuffing themselves with holiday sweets :-)

October 19, 2021

DEVELOPER

Pair Programming with AI: How Cisco Works with Tabnine

See how Tabnine enables team programming with an autocomplete-like tool that predicts what you want to write based on the code you/your team has written previously, as well as best open-source coding practices.

October 14, 2021

DEVELOPER

New SD-WAN Reporting Tool Makes Real-time Visibility Easier

The new SD-WAN reporting tool is easy to deploy, and gives you real-time visibility into tunnel performance, bandwidth consumption, and site availability. Watch this video demo to see how.

September 15, 2021

DEVELOPER

The Path to NSO Knowledge, Sapere Aude!

The new Cisco NSO Dev Center adds three key new pieces for your developer learning experience. Try it out! Then join us for NSO Developer Days, September 14-15.

June 23, 2021

DEVELOPER

Enable Digital Transformation with Cisco SD-WAN

See how a recent API Insights webinar showed Cisco DevNet Specialized partners how Cisco SD-WAN unlocks new possibilities for their customer's network infrastructure.