This chapter will focus on continuous integration, what the process entails, and why it is applicable to network operations. We will look at why continuous integration processes are vitally important when automating network operations.
This chapter will discuss the benefits of configuration management tooling and we will look at practical configuration management processes that can be used to set up continuous integration processes and tooling that is available to support continuous integration processes.
In this chapter, the following topics will be covered:
Continuous integration overview
Continuous integration tooling available
Network continuous integration