Thursday, June 25, 2015

DevOps for Network Engineers

Network Engineers need to not only think about network programmability and automation.  Take a higher look into reducing operations and moves/adds/changes into the smallest incremental steps first.  Here are some great references to give you some thoughts on this.

What is DevOps in Simple English – Rackspace

Ivan Pepelnjak @ioshints describes how "Infrastructure as Code" makes sense

@dave_tucker gives a nice "NetOps to DevOps" plan

Bimodal IT – Lydia Leong of Gartner

BONUS:  Familiarize yourself with revision control.  @DavidJohnGee describes Git