Goals and Methods

The entire networking industry is being pressured to automate in order to scale and move faster; this book explains how to unlock the power of network automation using YANG.

There are many barriers to automation. The strongest one is a need for a common understanding between network operators and software and hardware providers. To build this understanding, three things are sorely needed.

First, the participants need to have a common language. This book provides common terminology, models, and awareness of use cases and tools so that effective communication is possible.

Second, automation is not something that happens because you make a computer run in a loop. Network automation is a very hard problem. It is a ...

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