Network Programmability and Automation (O'Reilly)
Network Programmability and Automation (O'Reilly)
Thursday, 29 March 2018

Network programming and automation can be used to simplify tasks involved in configuring, managing, and operating network equipment, topologies, services, and connectivity. This practical guide shows network engineers how to use a range of technologies and tools—including Linux, Python, JSON, and XML—to automate their systems through code. Through the course of the book, authors Jason Edelman, Scott Lowe, and Matt Oswalt demonstrate the basic skills and tools you need to make this critical transition.

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Author: Jason Edelman, Scott Lowe, and Matt Oswalt
Publisher: O'Reilly
Date: Mar 2018
Pages: 584
ISBN: 978-1491931257
Print: 1491931256
Kindle: B079K6HWQX
Audience: Network engineers
Level: Intermediate
Category: Systems Management

 

 

  • Python programming basics: data types, conditionals, loops, functions, classes, and modules
  • Linux fundamentals to provide the foundation you need on your network automation journey
  • Data formats and models: JSON, XML, YAML, and YANG for networking
  • Jinja templating and its applicability for creating network device configurations
  • The role of application programming interfaces (APIs) in network automation
  • Source control with Git to manage code changes during the automation process
  • How Ansible, Salt, and StackStorm open source automation tools can be used to automate network devices
  • Key tools and technologies required for a Continuous Integration (CI) pipeline in network operations

 

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