Python vs. Platform (Ansible)

Intro In my ENAUTO studies, I’ve been exposed to many components to network automation: NETCONF, RESTCONF, YANG, Netmiko, Ansible, Puppet, APIs, and the list can go on. After learning and labbing up each of these technologies, I always come back to the question “Why and how?”. Why am I learning these technologies and how do […]

The ENAUTO Journey Begins

After passing the ENCOR exam last week, I decided to jump right into studying for the ENAUTO exam. To highlight my cert journey here: I plan to have my CCNP Enterprise by the end of the year and my DevNet Professional by May 2021. The ENAUTO exam will double up and satisfy a requirement for […]


Two protocols that you hear about when you jump into the network automation world… In this post, I’ll go over each protocol, why they are used, and a personal take on their future. NETCONF When I was first looking at network programmability, NETCONF was one of the first protocols I stumbled upon. NETCONF runs over […]