To fully benefit from this course, you should have three to five years of experience designing and implementing applications that are built on top of Cisco platforms.
This course is appropriate for:
Network engineers expanding their skill-base to include software and automation
Developers expanding expertise in automation and DevOps
Solution architects moving to the Cisco ecosystem
Infrastructure developers designing hardened production environments
The job roles best suited to the material in this course are:
Senior network automation engineer
Senior software developer
Senior system integration programmer
Additional job roles that could find this course useful are:
Senior infrastructure architect
Senior network designer
Senior test development engineer
Students preparing for Cisco Certified DevNet Professional and Cisco Certified DevNet Specialist - Core certification will also find this material useful.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Describe the architectural traits and patterns that improve application maintainability
Describe the architectural traits and patterns that improve application serviceability
Identify steps to design and build a ChatOps application
Implement robust Representational State Transfer (REST) API integrations with network error handling, pagination, and error flow control
Describe the necessary steps for securing user and system data in applications
Describe the necessary steps for securing applications
Identify common tasks in automated application release process
Describe best practices for application deployment
Describe methodologies for designing distributed systems
Describe the concepts of infrastructure configuration management and device automation
Utilize Yet Another Next Generation (YANG) data models to describe network configurations and telemetry
Compare various relational and nonrelational database types and how to select the appropriate type based on requirements
In this course, you will learn how to implement network applications using Cisco® platforms as a base, from initial software design to diverse system integration, as well as testing and deployment automation. The course gives you hands-on experience solving real world problems using Cisco Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and modern development tools.
This course helps you prepare for Cisco DevNet Professional certification and for professional-level network automation engineer roles.