NFD16: Intent-Based Networking Introduction with Sasha Ratkovic
Sasha Ratkovic, CTO and Founder of Apstra, spends this session cutting through the hype around intent-based networking. Sasha narrowly defines what Apstra means by intent. This isn’t simply a “correct” abstraction layer or a configuration management scheme. He outlines how intent is based on the outcome of automating the complete networking service lifecycle.
NetEvents Special Feature: Why We Need Intent-Based Self-Operating Networks
Alan Zeichick, Editorial Director of NetEvents, interviews Apstra founders Mansour Karam (CEO), Sasha Ratkovic (CTO) and David Cheriton (Chief Scientist) to discover the concept of a Self-Operating System™ and how the AOS™ intent-based networking system is helping companies work toward that goal.
Career Retrospective: David Cheriton – Presented by NetEvents
Alan Zeichick, Editorial Director of NetEvents, interviews David Cheriton to review his remarkable career as a professor, inventor, serial entrepreneur and investor at Stanford University, Google, VMware, Arista and Apstra.
Apstra Operating System Intent-based Networking System Explained
Is your data center networking speeding up your business, or holding it back? This brief explainer video shows how the Apstra Operating System, a vendor-agnostic, intent-based networking system with closed-loop telemetry can streamline your data center network operations while dramatically reducing CapEx.
AOS 1.2 Demonstration: Metamako Integration
This quick demonstration of an integration of Apstra Operating System with Metamako Metaconnect 16 system demonstrates the tremendous power of AOS’s extensible telemetry and its abstractions.
AOS 1.2 Feature Demonstration: Headroom
This is a quick demonstration by Derick Winkworth (@CloudToad) of the “Headroom” feature in AOS 1.2, which allows you to see how much bandwidth is available along the path between any two end points.
Time Travels with @CloudToad
Derick Winkworth (@CloudToad), Network Engineer, discusses the challenges that network engineers deal with every day, as well as the solutions they use to overcome them.
Facebook Disaggregate: Networking
Jeremy Schulman of Apstra describes how networks made of a combination of open network devices and more traditional vendor equipment can coexist and easily be managed by a central software solution. He goes through a demonstration of such a scenario, where machines of different types are provisioned and configured to work together and provide connectivity between the servers attached to each switch. Recorded on January 24, 2017.
Networking Field Day
Jeremy Schulman and Derick Winkworth describe the Apstra Operating System (AOS), provide a live demonstration and then give a sneak peak of upcoming developments in this 8-part video series delivered at the Networking Field Day 13 event in Palo Alto, CA on November 17, 2016.
The ONUG Great Debate: Two Roads to Open Networking
Dr. David Cheriton of Stanford and Apstra and Dr. Jennifer Rexford of Princeton discuss the approaches to open networking in the ONUG Great Debate recorded at the Fall 2016 ONUG meeting in New York City, New York on October 24, 2016.