Arista Warrior: A Real-World Guide to Understanding Arista Products and EOS [Early Release]

Gary A. Donahue, "Arista Warrior: A Real-World Guide to Understanding Arista Products and EOS, 2nd Edition"
ISBN: 1491953047 | 2019 | EPUB | 545 pages | 58 MB

Arista Networks has become a key player when it comes to software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center, storage, and computing environments, and with their continued expansion and growth since the first edition was released, this book is a welcome update. In this updated edition of Arista Warrior, renowned trainer, consultant, and technical author Gary A. Donahue (Network Warrior) provides an in-depth, objective guide to Arista’s products explains why its network switches, software products, 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 network? Pick up this in-depth guide and find out.

In addition to the topics covered in the first edition, this book also includes:

Configuration Management: Config sessions, config replace, etc.
CloudVision: Arista’s management, workload orchestration, workflow automation, configuration, and telemetry tool
VXLAN: Layer-2 overlay networking
FlexRoute: Two million routes in hardware
Tap Aggregation: Make your switch or blade into a Tap Aggregation device
Advanced Mirroring: Mirror to a port-channel or even the CPU
Network Design: A quick overview of the Arista recommended network designs
vEOS: Arista’s Extensible Operating System in a VM with step-by-step instructions
cEOS: Arista’s EOS in a container with examples
eAPI: Arista’s fabulous extended Application Programmable Interface



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