Chapter 3

Using Data from Your Network

In Chapter 2, “Data for Network Automation,” you learned about data types and data models, as well as common methods to gather data from your network infrastructure. After you have stored your network data, what do you do with it? Are you currently storing any of your network’s data (logs, metrics, configurations)? If so, which data? What for?

You typically store data in order to find insights in it and to comply with regulatory requirements. An insight, in this sense, can be any useful information or action.

This chapter helps you understand how to use the collected data from your network and derive value from it. In the context of enterprise networks, this chapter covers the following topics:

  • Data preparation ...

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