Chapter 7

Container Orchestration in Cisco NX-OS Platforms

In this chapter, you will learn the following:

  • Cisco NX-OS architecture—key characteristics and benefits

  • Environment readiness to host containers and applications

  • Container infrastructure instantiation, network and access configuration, orchestration and application hosting—LXC-based Guest Shell, Bash, Docker and LXC-based Open Agent Container.

Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture

Cisco NX-OS is designed to meet the needs of modern data centers, which demand products, applications, and services that are high performance, highly available, resilient, secure, scalable, and modular in architecture. These criteria are met by all the platforms—Nexus 3000, 5000, 6000, 7000, and 9000—that ...

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