O'Reilly logo

CCNA Routing and Switching ICND2 200-105 Official Cert Guide, Academic Edition by Wendell Odom

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 28. SDN and Network Programmability

Welcome to the final technology-focused chapter of the book!

The broad topic area called network programmability by some, or Software Defined Networking by others, creates a new way to build networks.

The CCNA R&S certification teaches the traditional model for operating and controlling networks, a model that has existed for decades. You understand protocols that the devices use, understand the commands that can customize how those protocols operate, and add distributed configuration to the devices, device by device, to implement the network.

Network programmability changes the operational model for networks, requiring new methods of controlling the devices to enable the new operational models. The ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required