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Cumulus: The Big Picture

by Aninda Chatterjee

This course will teach you how to operate and monitor a system running Cumulus OS and how to deploy and verify various features available on the OS.

What you'll learn

It's important to understand the driving factors behind the Cumulus open network operating system and why it works the way it does. In this course, Cumulus: The Big Picture, you’ll learn to how to work with the Cumulus OS. First, you’ll explore some basic functionality in the OS, including bridging and routing. Next, you’ll discover how to deploy a VXLAN fabric with BGP EVPN as the control-plane along with BGP unnumbered. Finally, you’ll learn how to monitor your network with Cumulus NetQ. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Cumulus needed to fully provision, deploy and operate this open networking solution.

About the author

Aninda Chatterjee is a network engineer, specializing in Enterprise and Data Center technologies. He holds a CCIE in Routing & Switching and runs an active blog called The ASCII Construct. He also holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Information Science. Outside of this, he is an active gamer and his choice of console is the PS4.

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