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Hello again! I hope you all had a great Valentine’s Day weekend! As mentioned in my tweet last week, I skipped last week to finish out my first pass of the blueprint. The topics we will be looking at this week will focus on most of section 4.0 – Application Deployment and Security and all … Continue reading DevNet Pro Journey: DEVCOR Weeks 5 and 6 →
Hello, it’s a been a couple weeks! I know this isn’t technically week 4 since I didn’t post last week, but I’m calling it that for consistency sake. As mentioned in my my tweet last weekend, I was busy diving into YANG models and model-driven telemetry (MDT) using the TIG stack (we will get more … Continue reading DevNet Pro Journey: DEVCOR Week 4 →
Hello again! This week my main focus in my DEVCOR studies revolved around topics in exam topic 3.0 Cisco Platforms. My disclaimer up front is that I didn’t spend as much time as I would have liked to on studying this week, so I only completed a little over half of the the outlined topics. … Continue reading DevNet Pro Journey: DEVCOR Week 3 →
This week I’m continuing my DevNet Professional journey and discussing the DEVCOR exam topics I reviewed this past week: 2.0 Using APIs. Introduction The topics in this section really makes you dive in and think about how users access your application, whereas the topics covered in 1.0 Software Development and Design mostly cover the architecture … Continue reading DevNet Pro Journey: DEVCOR Week 2 →
This week, I’m taking a break from my CI/CD pipeline series to talk about my DevNet Professional journey. For those that don’t know, the DevNet Professional certification is relevant to the new CCNP Enterprise. It requires you to pass a “core” exam (DEVCOR), along with a “concentration” or specialist exam (ENAUTO, CLAUTO, DCAUTO, etc.). For … Continue reading DevNet Pro Journey: Starting DEVCOR →
Welcome to Part 2 of my CI/CD pipeline series! In this post, I will be going over the improvements I’ve made since Part 1, some issues I ran into along the way, and the overall goal(s) of this project. Let’s start with the project goals. One of my main goals is to help provide clarity … Continue reading CI/CD Pipelines: Part 2 →
This week I’m starting a series of posts that revolve around my first experience with creating a network automation CI/CD pipeline in GitLab (a.k.a. Infrastructure-as-Code). I’m not sure how many parts there will be in total, but I figure I could document my experience throughout the process. Disclaimer: All credit goes to @NWMichl for his … Continue reading CI/CD Pipelines: Part 1 →
After being introduced to REST APIs in your network automation journey, I’m sure you will hear about webhooks. Webhooks sound a lot more developer-centric and less about networking, but they can be a game changer when implemented correctly. In this post, we will talk about why, as network engineers, we should care about webhooks and … Continue reading Webhooks →
With Cisco reminding us this week about all the great perks of joining the DevNet Class of 2020 (link), I see many people on Twitter and Discord re-focusing their attention on obtaining a DevNet certification in the remaining weeks of this year. I can tell you that being part of a study group/community that shares … Continue reading DevNet Study Group →
Brief Journey Overview My ENAUTO (and really my CCNP) journey began at least a year ago. No, I did not begin studying for these exams a year ago since the blueprints themselves didn’t exist at this time last year, but I did know they were coming due to the announcements at Cisco Live US 2019. … Continue reading Completed: ENAUTO (and CCNP) →
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