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Data Analytics for IT Networks: Developing Innovative Use Cases, First Edition by John Garrett

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Chapter 12

Developing Real Use Cases: Control Plane Analytics Using Syslog Telemetry

This chapter moves away from working with static metadata and instead focuses on working with telemetry data sent to you by devices. Telemetry data is data sent by devices on regular, time-based intervals. You can use this type of data to analyze what is happening on the control plane. Depending on the interval and the device activity, you will find that the data from telemetry can be very high volume. Telemetry data is your network or environment telling you what is happening rather than you having to poll for specific things.

There are many forms of telemetry from networks. For example, you can have memory, central processing unit (CPU), and interface data ...

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