Chapter 1. The Network Management World Must Change: Why Should You Care?
This chapter covers
The latest trends in network management
Why you should care about these trends
Why network engineers need new skills for the future
Why existing technologies such as CLI, SNMP, NetFlow/IPFIX, syslog, and so on are not sufficient for network management and automation
Why working with multiple protocols and data models is a pain. Why mapping data models is a source of troubles.
Why automation, automation, automation?
By the end of this chapter, you will understand why the typical ways of managing networks are not sufficient in today’s world, why all the trends in the networking industry these days converge into more programmability, and why the move ...