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Presented by Salman Asadullah
and Faisal Chaudhry
Breakdown of Controller Components
Key Take-aways and Where to Start?
Data Model and Protocol Comparison
Presented by Zach Seils
What is YANG?
Module Contents and Common YANG Data Types
Leaf-list and Resources
What is "Open?"
Presented by Zach Seils
UCS Unified API Overview
UCS PowerTool - Tips & Tricks
UCS PowerTool Connections and Conclusion
UCS Unified API Overview
UCS Python SDK
UCS Python Configure VLAN
DevNet Sandbox in Action
Meraki APIs and Services
Meraki Dashboard REST API
Captive Portal Integrations
Location Scanning API
DNA, REST, and APIC-EM
Exploring APIC-EM with POSTMAN
Python and Next Steps
What is APIC-EM?
Presented by Jalpa Patel
Path Trace Application Overview
Path Trace ACL Analysis Demonstration
APIC-EM Platform Architecture
REST API Demo, Part 1
REST API Demo, Part 2
Questions and Answers
Why New Interfaces and APIs?
The Parts of NETCONF Transaction,
The Parts of NETCONF Transaction,
The road to model driven programmability and understanding RESTCONF
Using Postman and automate your network with RESTCONF
POSTMAN and RESTCONF Demonstration
Cisco Spark SDKs and Cisco Spark Widgets
Cisco Spark SDK and Widgets coding demo part 1
Cisco Spark SDK and Widgets coding demo part 2
Calling capabilities and developer resources
Introduction to Containers
Container Images Demo
Container Runtimes Demo
Container Networking and Container Storage
Containers at Scale and Q&A
The Network Engineer of Old
The Four Ages of Networking and Cloud to the Rescue
Today's Network Engineer
Digital Transformation Driving Programmable Networks
Fast Lane Technology Overview
DevNet Fast Lane Validation Labs
Summary and Opportunities
Introduction to Virtual Overlay TechnologiesShow Titles
Introduction to Network Programmability Fundamentals
Presented by Ozden Karakok
Introduction to Overlay Networks
VXLAN Enhancements and VXLAN Gateway
Additional Overlay Technologies
Questions & Answers
Security for the SDN, by the SDNShow Titles
SDN Threat Assessments
Presented by Ahmed Abro and Navaid Shamsee
Secure SDN Architecture
Security for the SDN
Questions & Answers
Who Moved My CLI? Coding to Save Network Admin TimeShow Titles
One Skill Applies to Many Tasks
Presented by Paul Lesiak
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Questions and Answers
Network Function VirtualizationShow Titles
NFV Use Cases
NFV Enablement using ESP and Q&A
The Hybrid Engineer Movement: Are You Part of It?Show Titles
Presented by Salman Asadullah
The "Hybrid" Engineer
Where to Start as an Engineer
How to Move Forward
Meraki Integration Points Explained with DevNet's Matt DeNapoliShow Titles
The Meraki Dashboard
Enabling the API on Meraki Cloud
Creating and Deploying a Captive Portal Lab Demonstration
Location Scanning App in Python Lab Demonstration
NetDevOps Style Configuration Management for the NetworkShow Titles
Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management
Presented by DevNet's Hank Preston
Benefits of Configuration Management
Recipes, Manifests, Playbooks, and Tools
Configuration Management with Ansible Example
Kuber-what?! Learn about KubernetesShow Titles
Introduction to Containers
Presented by DevNet's Ashley Roach
Benefits of Using an Orchestrator
What is Kubernetes?
Demonstration of Kubernetes
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Faisal Chaudhry, Principal Architect, Cisco Advanced Services – Faisal Chaudhry is a Principal Architect in Cisco Advanced Services. In his current role, Faisal works with Cisco customers and Industry on SDN, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), Cloud automation & Orchestration, OpenStack, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) solutions.
Faisal is frequent speaker at key Industry events, Cisco Live and customers seminars. Faisal started his Cisco career in 1996 in San Jose TAC and has worked in various roles including Technical Leader, TAC Manager and Consulting Systems Engineer in product sales. He holds a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering degree and is double CCIE in Routing-Switching & Voice (# 2706). He has also co-authored CCIE Dial lab examination.
Faisal is a Distinguished Speaker at Cisco Live.
Zach Seils, Technical Leader, CISCO SYSTEMS, INC – Zach Seils is a Technical Leader in the Technical Services Global Technical Center (GTC), responsible for global emerging technology readiness, product serviceability, and critical account support. In addition to working closely with customers and partners, Zach is directly engaged with various Cisco business units on product enhancements, early field trials, and new product architectures. Zach is currently a core team member focused on readiness and serviceability of Cisco’s Open Network Environment (ONE) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) initiatives.
Shelly Cadora, Technical Marketing Engineer, CISCO SYSTEMS, INC – A 14 year Cisco veteran and CiscoLive Distinguished Speaker, Shelly Cadora is currently a Technical Marketing Engineer for One Platform Kit (onePK). She has worked in development and marketing for a variety of products and solutions. She has a PhD from Stanford University and a CCIE in Routing and Switching.
Joe Clarke, Distinguished Services Engineer, CISCO SYSTEMS, INC – As a Global Technical Center engineer, he has contributed to network management products and technologies by finding and fixing bugs, as well as implementing maintenance and troubleshooting components in Cisco Prime, Cisco?s flagship network management suite. Joe helps to support and enhance the embedded automation and programmability technologies, such as the Embedded Event Manager, Tcl, and onePK. He is a top-rated speaker at Cisco’s annual user conference, CiscoLive!, as well as a certified as a CCIE, Sun System Administrator, Sun Network Administrator, Sun Security Administrator, Sun Java certified, and VMware Certified Professional. He has authored numerous technical documents on Cisco network management products and technologies as well as a chapter co-author in the upcoming Springer publication, “Network-Embedded Management and Applications: Understanding Programmable Networking Infrastructure”; and he served as one of the technical editors for the Cisco Press book, "TcL Scripting for Cisco IOS." He works as the XML lead on the Common Vulnerability and Reporting Framework project, which is a cross-vendor effort to standardize how security advisory data is shared amongst organizations. Joe is co-author of seven Cisco patents, including one on leveraging XMPP as a network management and a VPN protocol.
Salman Asadullah,Cisco Designated VIP – After 22 years working at Cisco, Salman has now joined the leadership team at NetNuvem, a Systems & Software Integrator. As a CTO & VP Engineering, he leads their global cross-architecture, multi-vendor and open-source technology solutions while working closely with their key customers and partners.
Salman also serves as co-chair and advisor for many notable industry organizations including IPv6 Forum Fellow and Broadband Forum Ambassador. As a recognized expert within the industry, Salman has worked on large-scale SP and Enterprise networks and technologies for two decades. Salman is a frequent speaker at key industry events and conferences and participates in industry panel discussions and technical platforms as an advisor. Salman is also a returning top rated speaker at Cisco's user conference, CiscoLive.
Previously. Salman worked in various capacities for Cisco, from Services, Engineering, to Field organizations. In recent years Salman worked on NGDC, DevOps, Cloud, IPv6, SDN and NFV Deployments, Adoption and Enablement, Global Support and Services Readiness, Mentoring, Knowledge Transfer, Product Development, Intellectual Property, Publications and Industry Activities.
Salman is a Cisco Certified Internet Expert (CCIE) and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Kansas.
Phil Casini, Director Product Management – Phil Casini is currently Director Product Management for Cisco Enterprise Network Group's "ENG" Controller project. Prior to this role, from June 2011 to recently, Phil was Senior Product Manager for Cisco Data Center Groups Extensible Network Controller (formerly called the Cisco ONE Controller), which has become a foundation SDN component across Cisco and also for the newly formed OpenDaylight Linux Foundation project. Prior to taking his role within the Data Center Group, Phil was a member of the cross functional team that developed the initial SDN strategy for the company.
Ozden Karakok, TECHNICAL LEADER.ENGINEERING, CISCO SYSTEMS, INC – Ozden Karakok is a Technical Leader in the Technical Services Global Technical Center in Belgium. Ozden has been with Cisco Systems for fourteen years and specializes in Storage Area and Data Center Networks. She is currently engaged with Cisco Data Center Business Unit on product enhancements, early field trials, and new product architectures. Prior to joining Cisco, Ozden spent five years working for a number of Cisco's large customers in various telecommunications roles. Ozden is a Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts in Routing and Switching, SNA/IP and Storage. She also holds VCP certification.
Ahmed Abro, 3Cs (CCDE, CCIE Security, CISSP), Technologist, Cisco AS Lead Secure SDN/ONE, Cloud & Data Center – Ahmed is a technologist & contributor in multiple technology fronts such as SDN, cloud, multi-tenancy, virtualization, data center & Layer X technologies
He is currently leading two major initiatives for Cisco AS for Secure Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Secure Cloud & Data Center where he has introduced various new service solutions, innovated new architectures, frameworks, developed education programs and continued evolving the cloud, data center and SDN area.
Beside this, he is actively engaged with several other working groups, tiger teams, solution development teams and certification development teams within Cisco.
He is member of team developing Certified Design Expert (CCDE) program, and established a CCDE mentorship program for professional community. He is the organizer of the famous "Crossing the CCDE Border" training webinar.
This time he has accepted the challenge to provide industry wide awareness on the security aspects of Software Defined Networking.
He sees security as the key concern for SDN adoption, and on the other side he also believes SDN is the best way to establish a security launch pad for an effective threat defense system. He has developed the "Secure ONE" architecture for defining security through programmability.
Navaid Shamsee, CISSP, CCIE (DC, SP, R&S) Solutions Architect Cisco Advanced Services – Navaid is Cisco Advanced Services Solutions Architect, with about 20+ years of experience in Telecom, Internetworking, Data Centre, Security and Cloud technologies. He holds Masters Degree in Telecommunication, and Bachelors of Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering. He is triple CCIE within Data Centre, Service Provider and R&S technologies. He also holds VCP, CISSP, ITIL, TOGAF and other IT Certifications.
Navaid is regular speaker of Cisco Live, and presented on the topics of Data Centre, VMDC and Cloud. He developed many solutions using Cisco Intelligent Automation for Cloud (CIAC). He also has two patents pending in the field of Data Centre Security.
Navaid designed, implemented, optimized and secured many large scale Data Centres. Prior to joining Cisco, Navaid worked for Cisco Gold partners (IBM and Bell Canada) as Senior Consultant where he was managing high profile, large-scale Data Centers and network systems.
Paul Lesiak, Solutions Architect with the Advanced Services Data Center, CISCO SYSTEMS, INC – Paul Lesiak is a Solutions Architect with the Advanced Services Data Center and Compute Practice. Paul has been with Cisco for 10 years and has supported customers with hundreds of deployments across the Data Center portfolio including Nexus, Catalyst, L4-7 services, Security and WAAS, along with automation tools. Other areas of knowledge and expertise include data center architecture, cloud computing, server and network virtualization, automation and development in many languages. Most recently Paul has been heavily involved working with Insieme Networks on the new Nexus 9000 and APIC products, focusing heavily on API development and integration efforts.
Brett Tiller – Brett Tiller has worked for Cisco Systems for 10 years providing technical support and partner training. He holds a master’s degree in Software Engineering and lives in Cary, North Carolina.
Hank Preston, Developer Evangelist, CISCO SYSTEM, INC – Hank’s two passions are technology and theatre and bringing them together drives him towards a borderline obsession on creating entertaining presentations, labs and demonstrations that breakdown complex technology topics for audiences. After spending several years working on and behind the scenes on stage productions, what started as a hobby turned to a profession when Hank entered the IT industry with a focus on web and database development and engineering. Drifting from development into infrastructure engineering brought him to Cisco as a Systems Engineer focusing on Data Center and Cloud Architecture for large enterprise customers. And after six years as an SE, Hank has taken up the mantle of a Developer Evangelist with DevNet where he can focus full time on reminding everyone that technology can and should be fun to work with. Hank holds a Master Degree in Information Systems as well as several certifications including CCIE R/S 38336 from Cisco.
John McDonough is a Developer Evangelist for Cisco's DEVNET. John is responsible for dissemination and accessibility of all things Cisco UCS Management and Automation APIs, Cloud Center APIs and all around Data Center Automation. With 29 years of application development and delivery experience John is well suited to assist customers, both internal and external in fully understanding and utilizing all the Cisco Data Center APIs.
Tom Davies has over 17 years’ experience as a Senior Manager & Enterprise Architect, Solution Architect, Developer, and Technology Evangelist, working across the Enterprise and Service Provider sectors. He has been part of start-ups, scale-outs and a number of world leading technology companies. At Cisco, he is part of DevNet, leading DevNet Sandbox and its mission to provide free, fast, frictionless access to Cisco, third party and open source technologies for everyone.
Matt DeNapoli started his illustrious Cisco career in 2007 as a wireless support engineer. Over the course of 6 years, Matt worked in many capacities for the Cisco Developer Network, the precursor to today’s DevNet program. In 2013 he helped with the implementation of that program, acting as systems analyst, a metrics guru, a coder, a teacher, a systems engineer, and a developer evangelist…sometimes all at the same time!
Jim Bugwadia is a founder at Nirmata, a San Francisco Bay area startup in the Enterprise DevOps space. He has been developing large-scale distributed software systems for the last two decades. Jim started his career developing C++ software at Motorola for cellular network infrastructure, where his team launched the world's first CDMA network. Since then Jim has held several developer, architect, and leadership roles at companies like Bell Labs, Cisco, Trapeze Networks, and Pano Logic. In 2013, Jim founded Nirmata, a startup focused on solving Enterprise DevOps pain points, by providing multi-cloud management of Microservices style applications that are deployed using containers.
Ashutosh Malegaonkar has been at Cisco for about 19 years. He has an avid passion for innovation and anything that can make life simpler. At DevNet he drives the DevNet Co-Creations which helps developers, partners and customers build innovative solutions using Cisco Technology. He has built several solutions in the IoT space. Here he also helps Cisco in defining and executing innovation frameworks within the Engineering. Prior to this role, he was the founding member of two internal startups inside Cisco, which were the foundation of what we know of today - "Data-In-Motion". Within Cisco he has worked in various groups, positions and technologies. Technologies include Router Platform Software, VOIP hardware, control-data plane, and Video Surveillance. Ashutosh holds a BS in Computer Engineering. He has 14 patents filed in the networking and collaboration areas. Ashutosh loves to soak up on new ideas and make them reality.
Ashutosh Malegaonkar, Principal Engineer and Evangelist for Cisco's developer relations team, DevNet
Ashley has spoken and led workshops at many Cisco and 3rd-Party conferences. Prior to DevNet, he was a Product Manager in Cloud Collaboration working on APIs and XMPP technologies. Before Cisco, he was Product Manager at NewsGator Technologies, where he initiated the Social Sites product, the leading social software integration with SharePoint at the time. Before NewsGator, he joined Jabber, Inc. in 2003 where he was the Product Manager for the Jabber XCP server and launched the JabberNow appliance. Ashley holds an MBA from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business and Undergraduate degree in History from the University of Pennsylvania. When not hacking on APIs, he enjoys playing guitar at blues jams around Denver, snowboarding, and camping.
Charles Eckel, DevNet Evangelist
Charles is a developer evangelist in the Cisco DevNet team with a passion for open source software and open standards. He started with open source in 1999 as a founding member of Vovida Networks, developing some of the industry’s first open source VoIP protocol stacks and applications. Now at Cisco, he is a recognized champion of open standards, open source, and interoperability. He runs DevNet’s Open Source Dev Center, which focuses on Cisco’s major open source contributions, use, and community engagements; most notably, introducing open source hackathons into IETF and MEF, revolutionizing the way these SDOs operate and uniting open source software with open standards to maximize the pace and relevance of both.
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