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Arista Warriorby Gary A. Donahue
Synopses & Reviews
Though Arista Networks is a relative newcomer in the data center and cloud networking markets, the company has already had considerable success. In this book, renowned consultant and technical author Gary Donahue (Network Warrior) provides an in-depth, objective guide to Aristas lineup of hardware, and explains why its network switches and Extensible Operating System (EOS) are so effective.
Anyone with a CCNA or equivalent knowledge will benefit from this book, especially entrenched administrators, engineers, or architects tasked with building an Arista network. Is Arista right for your data center? Pick up this guide and find out.
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A relative newcomer in the data center and cloud networking markets, Arista has recently met with considerable success. With this book, renowned consultant and technical author Gary Donahue (Network Warrior) provides a practical, in-depth guide to Aristas lineup of networking hardware, as well as its underlying EOS operating system.
Donahue gives special attention to Arista-specific features such as SysDB, MLAG, Latency Analyzer (LANZ), VM Tracer, and Zero-Touch Provisioning. Youll also learn about Aristas hardware advantages, such as merchant silicon, low-latency networking and comparatively low power consumption.
Is Arista right for your data center? Pick up this guide and find out. Arista switches all support bash shell access and Python scripting.
About the Author
Gary A. Donahue is a working consultant who has been in the computer industry for 28 years. Gary has worked as a programmer, mainframe administrator, Technical Assistance Center engineer, network administrator, network designer, and consultant. Gary has worked as the Director of Network Infrastructure for a national consulting company and has been the president of his own New Jersey consulting company; GAD Technologies.
Table of Contents
DedicationPrefaceChapter 1: Why Arista?Chapter 2: BuffersChapter 3: Merchant SiliconChapter 4: Fabric SpeedChapter 5: Arista ProductsChapter 6: Introduction to EOSChapter 7: Upgrading EOSChapter 8: LLDPChapter 9: BashChapter 10: SysDBChapter 11: PythonChapter 12: MLAGChapter 13: Spanning Tree ProtocolChapter 14: First Hop RedundancyChapter 15: RoutingChapter 16: Access ListsChapter 17: Quality of ServiceChapter 18: AbootChapter 19: EmailChapter 20: LANZChapter 21: sFlowChapter 22: VM TracerChapter 23: SchedulerChapter 24: TCP DumpChapter 25: Zero-Touch ProvisioningChapter 26: event-handlerChapter 27: Event MonitorChapter 28: Extending EOSChapter 29: CloudVisionChapter 30: TroubleshootingChapter 31: AristacismsColophon
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