The YANG Language – Up, up and away!
Interoperability tests with service-layer YANG is finally coming together. Some comments on an interesting report from EANTC.
Want to Get Started with Network Programmability? Meet me at Cisco Live!
Are you interested in network programmability but not sure where to get started? Are you going to Cisco Live? If you answered yes to either question read...
It’s time to move away from SNMP and CLI and use Model-Driven Telemetry
Traditional features such as SNMP, CLI, and Syslog, used for collecting operational statistics from a network, have several restrictions due to the growth of the objects like IoT devices and cloud based applications. SNMP uses the pull model when retrieving data from a switch. This model cannot scale for today’s high-density platforms, and offers very […]
New DevNet Learning Module, “Home Lab: Setting up Your Desktop OS for Network Programmability”
Hey, you networkers out there. (Yes, it’s a little weird – I’m talking to networkers in a blog post at a site where a lot of Developers hang out.) Remember the short struggle when you first learned about Cisco devices? What cable to use to connect to the console? What drivers to add to make […]
Fast Tracking Network Automation
Traditional telco operations support systems (OSS) have tended to focus on point solutions that provide specific functions in their own attempt to automate networks. However, this approach has often failed to live up to its promise.
Advancing your programmability journey with latest IOS XR innovations
Discover the latest IOS XR innovations to help you drive the next level of network programmability.
How a Traditional Network Engineer Got Started with Network Programmability
When I was asked to write my experiences preparing to present in the DevNet Zone at Cisco Live 2017, the first thought that came to mind was,...
Catalyst Switching Programmability: The Workshop
Let me just start by saying this…10 minutes before we even started the webinar, the questions started rolling in. The first question, of course, being “Do I need to understand programming to be a network engineer?” Something we’re hearing over and over these days. If you’re asking my honest answer on that, I would say…it […]