While working with the Cisco DevRel team to map out this year’s DevNet Zone at Cisco Live, I came across several new faces and realized not everyone is familiar with the DevNet Zone, and the fun and learning that happens there!

DevNet Zone sessions are different from many other breakout sessions at Cisco Live in that they are open and available to all. Classroom sessions are conducted by experts who go through hands-on exercises and help attendees  follow with them.  They are interactive, hand-on sessions if you really want to work along, or you can choose to just listen in.  In addition to the classroom sessions, there are smaller workshop sessions (8-12 people only) where you get more focused attention working with a proctor.

devnet zone workshopThe hands-on workshops often attract people who prefer to listen in.

Check out the full list of over 200 sessions and workshops coming to the DevNet Zone. Here are a few of my favorites that may still have some space. Click on the session title to register.

Fully Automated ACI Upgrades at Global Scale – A Real-Life Case Study, DEVNET-2526 — Learn about the various challenges of automating complex upgrades, how we used agile and iterative process to develop an end-to-end automation tool based on Ansible and Python, and experience first-hand a live automated upgrade of an ACI fabric.
Wednesday, June 15, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM PDT

OpenTelemetry and Epsagon – A Love Story In Three Acts, DEVNET-2095
Hear about the recent history of observability with an emphasis on OpenTelemetry and the different paths to use open source projects in general.
Tuesday, June 14, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM PDT

Working with the Intersight API in Go, DEVNET-3004
Learn how to use Go with the Intersight API. This session will cover the motivation and use-cases for using Go with Intersight, and how to get started with the Intersight Go SDK.
Thursday, June 16, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM PDT

PX Cloud APIs – A gateway for partners to digitally connect with customers and get insights to grow their business, DEVNET-2091
Learn how the PX Cloud API provides business and technology insights to help partners in complex business decision making.
Wednesday, June 15, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM PDT

Working with and Building for Non-x86 Compute Architectures, DEVNET-3001
This session will explore concepts like cross compiling or building containers emulating a different platform. The most common scenario would be to build on your regular x86 desktop and deploy to an ARM variant. After the introduction and get started we’ll get hands-on with examples and demos.
Tuesday, Jun 141:00 PM – 1:45 PM PDT

Pack it up with Cloud Native Buildpacks, DEVNET-2000
Learn how Cloud Native Buildpacks can increase both developer efficiency and application security by automating your container’s dependencies.
Monday, June 13, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM PDT

Self-paced learning

Maybe there’s something you’d like to learn, but need to fit the learning around your own schedule. Our new Learning Labs experience lets you take learning labs at your own pace, at whatever time works for you, with qualified instructors nearby available to answer questions or provide assistance.  Simply grab a chair, start a lab and spend a few minutes hands-on.  The DevNet Learning Labs have a new interface this year to make it easier than ever to dive in and get going.

devnet zone learning labDevNet Zone Learning Labs let you learn at your own pace, on your own schedule,
with qualified instructors nearby if you have questions.

Where can I register to attend these sessions virtually?

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Kanwal Z. Komail

Marketing Manager

Cisco DevNet