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What is included with this book?
Improve operations and agility in any data center, campus, LAN, or WAN
Today, the best way to stay in control of your network is to address devices programmatically and automate network interactions. In this book, Cisco experts Ryan Tischer and Jason Gooley show you how to do just that. You’ll learn how to use programmability and automation to solve business problems, reduce costs, promote agility and innovation, handle accelerating complexity, and add value in any data center, campus, LAN, or WAN.
The authors show you how to create production solutions that run on or interact with Nexus NX-OS-based switches, Cisco ACI, Campus, and WAN technologies.You’ll learn how to use advanced Cisco tools together with industry-standard languages and platforms, including Python, JSON, and Linux. The authors demonstrate how to support dynamic application environments, tighten links between apps and infrastructure, and make DevOps work better.
This book will be an indispensable resource for network and cloud designers, architects, DevOps engineers, security specialists, and every professional who wants to build or operate high-efficiency networks.
Ryan Tischer, CCIE No. 11459 is a Technical Solution Architect at Cisco where he focuses on SDN, Cloud, and network programmability. He has worked in IT for 20 years, specifically focused on design, deployment, and operations of networking technologies. Ryan holds a BA in Information Technology from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and a MS in Network Engineering from Depaul University. Ryan lives with his wife and children in the Milwaukee, WI area. Ryan blogs at http://Policyetc.com.
Jason Gooley, CCIE No. 38759 (R&S & SP), is a very enthusiastic engineer that is passionate about helping others in the industry succeed. Jason has more than 20 years of experience in the Information Technology and Telecommunications industry. Jason currently works at Cisco as a Strategic Systems Engineer where he specializes in SD-WAN, campus, and data center network design. In addition, Jason works with Learning@Cisco on certification development, mentoring, and training. Jason is also a Program Committee member and organizer for the Chicago Network Operators Group (CHINOG). Jason lives in Illinois with his wife Jamie and their daughter Kaleigh.
Section 1: Network Programmability 101
1. Introduction: Why Network Programmability is Important
2. Foundational Skills
Section 2: Cisco Programmable Data Center
3. Cisco Programmable Network Platforms
4. Working with Cisco Nexus On-Box Programmability
5. Working with Cisco Nexus Off-Box Programmability
6. Working with Cisco ACI
Section 3: Cisco Programmable Campus and WAN
7. Cisco Programmable Network Platforms
8. Programmable Cisco Campus and WAN
Section 4: Looking Ahead
9. Automation to Orchestration