DevOps for Networking

DevOps for Networking
DevOps for Networking by Steven Armstrong
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1786464859 | 364 Pages | True PDF | 10 MB

Boost your organization’s growth by incorporating networking in the DevOps culture
Frustrated that your company's network changes are still a manual set of activities that slow developers down? It doesn't need to be that way any longer, as this book will help your company and network teams embrace DevOps and continuous delivery approaches, enabling them to automate all network functions.
This book aims to show readers network automation processes they could implement in their organizations. It will teach you the fundamentals of DevOps in networking and how to improve DevOps processes and workflows by providing automation in your network. You will be exposed to various networking strategies that are stopping your organization from scaling new projects quickly.
You will see how SDN and APIs are influencing DevOps transformations, which will in turn help you improve the scalability and efficiency of your organizations networks operations. You will also find out how to leverage various configuration management tools such as Ansible, to automate your network.
The book will also look at containers and the impact they are having on networking as well as looking at how automation impacts network security in a software-defined network.
What You Will Learn

  • Learn about public and private cloud networking using AWS and OpenStack as examples
  • Explore strategies that can be used by engineers or managers to initiate the cultural changes required to enable the automation of network functions
  • Learn about SDN and how an API-driven approach to networking can help solve common networking problems
  • Get the hang of configuration management tools, such as Ansible and Jenkins, that can be used to orchestrate and configure network devices
  • Setup continuous integration, delivery, and deployment pipelines for network functions
  • Create test environments for network changes
  • Understand how load balancing is becoming more software defined with the emergence of microservice applications

The book is aimed for Network Engineers, Developers, IT operations and System admins who are planning to incorporate Networking in DevOps culture and have no knowledge about it.