Take a deep dive into data center creation, architecture, and implementation with the Juniper QFX 5100 Series. This practical guide shows you how this device works and how you can tweak it for your architecture. Author and Juniper Data Center Architect Douglas Hanks Jr. has included detailed use cases to help you solve real-world enterprise and service provider problems.
Über den Autor
Douglas Richard Hanks Jr. is a Data Center Architect with Juniper Networks and focuses on solution architecture. Previously he was a Senior Systems Engineer with Juniper Networks supporting large enterprise accounts such as Chevron, HP, and Zynga. He is certified with Juniper Networks as JNCIE-ENT #213 and JNCIE-SP #875. Douglas’ interests are network engineering and architecture for enterprise and service provider technologies. He is the author of several Day One books published by Juniper Networks Books. Douglas is also the co-founder of the Bay Area Juniper Users Group (BAJUG). When he isn’t busy with networking, Douglas enjoys computer programming, photography, and Arduino hacking. Douglas can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @douglashanksjr.
Ideal for network engineers involved in building a data center, this practical guide provides a comprehensive and technical deep-dive into the new Juniper QFX5100 switching family. You’ll learn how the Juniper QFX5100 enables you to create simple-to-use data centers or build some of the largest IP Fabrics in the world.
This book is chock-full of helpful technical illustrations and code examples to help you get started on all of the major architectures and features of Juniper QFX5100 switches, whether you’re an enterprise or service provider. With this book, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a Juniper QFX5100 expert.
All of the examples and features are based on Junos releases 13.2X51-D20.2 and 14.1X53-D10.
* Fully understand the hardware and software architecture of the Juniper QFX5100
* Design your own IP Fabric architecture
* Perform in-service software upgrades
* Be familiar with the performance and scaling maximums
* Create a data center switching fabric with Virtual Chassis Fabric
* Automate networking devices with Python, Ruby, Perl, and Go
* Build an overlay architecture with VMware NSX and Juniper Contrail
* Export real-time analytics information to graph latency, jitter, bandwidth, and other features