Chapter 5

Container Orchestration in Cisco IOS-XE Platforms

In this chapter, you will learn the following:

  • The history, key components, and functions of the Cisco IOS-XE Architecture

  • Cisco IOS-XE Architecture for application hosting

  • Different types of supported applications

  • Developing and hosting applications in IOS-XE platforms

Cisco IOS-XE Architecture

IOS-XE, which stands for IOS-eXtended Edition, is one of the key Cisco operating systems and the unified operating system for the Cisco enterprise platforms for switches, aggregate and edge routers, branch routers, industrial routers, industrial Ethernet switches, wireless LAN controllers, and cloud virtual routers.

IOS-XE is built on Linux and provides a distributed software architecture, ...

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