Chapter 6

Network DevOps

This chapter covers network DevOps (NetDevOps), a variant of DevOps focused on networking that has grown quite popular lately. This chapter focuses on what NetDevOps is, what it can do for your network, when you should choose this approach, and how to start using it for your use cases.

NetDevOps encompasses practices such as continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD), and infrastructure as code (IaC). This chapter covers these practices and looks at some of the tools (such as Jenkins) you can use to implement them. This chapter also guides you through the process of creating your own mini NetDevOps environment.

NetDevOps uses automation to achieve its goal. Therefore, this chapter touches on many of the technical ...

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