Join one of the most experienced instructors in the industry, Brian McGahan, CCIEx4 #8593, CCDE #2013::13 helps prepare you for the CCNP Data Center exams. Each hands-on level allows you to follow along with the material step by step. While you learn about topics on the exam, you will also actively engage with the technology and build your experience base.
This course will provide a gentle introduction to programming concepts and will cover the benefits of learning how to program, why Python is a great language to learn, and the software development lifecycle at a very high level. The course will also cover a brief history of past methods of automated interactions with network hardware, and compare those methods with more modern methods available today, such as NETCONF as well as embedded Python interpreters in network hardware operating systems. This course is based on Python Release 2.7.