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Consuming Cisco APIs and Understanding Application DevOps

by Nick Russo

If you work in IT, you've heard about the many new Cisco products on the market. This course explores their APIs and introduces fundamental application deployment considerations, DevOps techniques, and common security threats.

What you'll learn

This course focuses on two major topics: Modern Cisco solution API usage and application deployment strategies. In this course, Consuming Cisco APIs and Understanding Application DevOps, you will gain the ability to deploy, test, and manage applications at a basic level. First, you will learn how to interact with Cisco products through their APIs. This includes products from across the Cisco portfolio, including enterprise networking, data center, service provider, security, and collaboration verticals. Next, you will discover the various application deployment strategies, such as using bare metal, virtual machines, and Docker containers. This includes a discussion around high-level cloud deployment designs. Finally, you will explore how to design and build a basic Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline. The course wouldn't be complete without a review of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) top 10 vulnerabilities. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the basic skills and knowledge of application deployment and management needed to programmatically manage modern Cisco solutions in production.

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About the author

Nicholas (Nick) Russo, CCDE #20160041 and CCIE #42518, is an internationally recognized expert in IP/MPLS networking and design. To grow his skillset, Nick has been focused advancing Network DevOps via automation for his clients. Recently, Nick has been sharing his knowledge through online video training and speaking at industry conferences. Nick also holds a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Nick lives in Maryland, USA with his wife, Car... more

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