Chapter 1. Implementing Routing in the Data Center

Data centers are an essential element of the Internet and cloud infrastructure. It is the data networks that deliver data services around the world. This task would be impossible without routing. Even in the new generation of facilities like edge data centers, routers play an important role in connecting network services to end users.

This chapter covers the following key topics:

OSPF: This section discusses the NX-OS OSPFv2 and OSPFv3 routing protocols and includes OSPF area types, OSPF routing device functions, and NX-OS configuration commands plus an example.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP): This section covers the NX-OS BGP external routing protocols, including Multiprotocol BGP (MBGP or MP-BGP), ...

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