Fundamentals of NetDevOps

This course covers the fundamentals concepts of NetDevOps. NetDevOps is the application of the of the DevOps concepts to the world of networks; a necessary step to adopt efficiently the new paradigm of technologies based on Software and Cloud, in the network.

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Level of the course

  • Intermediate

Course Format

  • 2 days of duration
  • Onsite Instructor
  • Digital content (copy for each assistant)
  • 60% theory, 40% laboratory


  • WS-INTR1 Course
  • Knowledge of the architecture of the network in a telecommunications operator
  • Knowledge of Linux at user level (command line)
  • Knowledge of Networking (IP addressing, subnetworks, routing)


  • Pre Sales Engineers
  • Planning Engineers
  • Project Engineers
  • Network/Cloud/IT Engineers & Managers
  • Operations Engineers
  • Consultants and Researchers


  • Understand the limitations of the current networking model.
  • Get to know the methodologies used in the software industry.
  • Understand what the APIs are and how they are used.
  • Understand how to introduce “Network Automation”.
  • Participate in demonstrations of the application of some of these tools in practical cases.
  • Introduction to Network Scripting.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Introduction

    • Challenges of the current network operation
    • The road to NetDevOps
    • Industry examples
  • Module 2: Introduction to NetDevOps

    • What is DevOps?
    • Relationship between Lean, Agile and DevOps
    • Comparison between DevOps and NetDevOps
    • Implementing NetDevOps
    • NetDevOps Tools
  • Module 3: Knowing NetDevOps tools

    • Introduction to Version Control with Git
    • Peer-Reviews with Gerrit
    • CI / CD with Jenkins
    • Laboratory: Version Control with Git
  • Module 4 - Network Programmability

    • Basic Concepts
    • Types of Network APIs
    • Exploring Network APIs
    • The NETCONF protocol
    • Other Programmatic Interfaces
    • Laboratory: Interacting with REST APIs
  • Module 5 - Python and Networks

    • Programming Languages
    • Python
    • API Invocation in Python
    • Netmiko: Commands for Networking
    • NAPALM: Unified API for network devices
    • NETCONF in Python
    • Laboratory: Experimenting with Python
  • Module 6 - Network Modeling

    • Network modeling concepts
    • TOSCA
    • Laboratory: Configuring via NETCONF
  • Module 7 - Ansible

    • Introduction to Ansible
    • Ansible Architecture
    • Ansible in Networking
    • Laboratory: Configuring with Ansible

Training available on-site, provided in English Spanish Portuguese

Note: The content of the courses may vary without prior notice, in order to accommodate new content or incorporate feedback from attendees.