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Automation and Programmability

Explore automation and programmability with this course covering traditional networks versus controller-based networking, interpreting JSON-encoded data and more.

4 videos  //  74 minutes of training

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Course description

Automation is becoming more and more important in today’s technology. In this course, you’ll explore how automation impacts network management, compare traditional networks with controller-based networking, interpret JSON-encoded data and more.

Course syllabus

Automating Network ManagementDuration: 20:00

Controller Based and SDN ArchitecturesDuration: 11:03

REST APIsDuration: 19:38

Configuration Management SystemsDuration: 23:47

Meet the author

Ben Jacobson

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Ben Jacobson has seven years experience in the IT industry, with three years focused on network engineering. He's always had a passion for networking and a desire to learn what makes devices talk to each other — and how those communications are appropriately routed through the bundles of wire and fiber in our walls, under the ground and over our heads.

He's worked in and designed networks for small, medium and large business environments using a variety of vendor devices. He currently works as an engineer designing solutions for a government-owned, state-wide fiber optic network, and he loves it every day.

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