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DevOps for Networking

By : Steven Armstrong
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DevOps for Networking

By: Steven Armstrong

Overview of this book

Frustrated that your company’s network changes are still a manual set of activities that slow developers down? It doesn’t need to be that way any longer, as this book will help your company and network teams embrace DevOps and continuous delivery approaches, enabling them to automate all network functions. This book aims to show readers network automation processes they could implement in their organizations. It will teach you the fundamentals of DevOps in networking and how to improve DevOps processes and workflows by providing automation in your network. You will be exposed to various networking strategies that are stopping your organization from scaling new projects quickly. You will see how SDN and APIs are influencing DevOps transformations, which will in turn help you improve the scalability and efficiency of your organizations networks operations. You will also find out how to leverage various configuration management tools such as Ansible, to automate your network. The book will also look at containers and the impact they are having on networking as well as looking at how automation impacts network security in a software-defined network.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
DevOps for Networking
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Chapter 9. Using Continuous Delivery Pipelines to Deploy Network Changes

This chapter will focus on some of the different methods that can be used to deploy network changes using deployment pipelines.

It will first look at Continuous Delivery and continuous deployment processes and what these methodologies entail in terms of workflow.

We will also look at the different deployment tools, artifacts repositories, and packaging methods that can be used to set up deployment pipelines and ways in which network changes can be integrated into those pipelines.

In this chapter, the following topics will be covered:

  • Continuous integration package management

  • Continuous Delivery and deployment overview

  • Deployment methodologies

  • Packaging deployment artifacts

  • Deployment pipeline tooling

  • Deploying network changes with deployment pipelines