It’s the End of Network Automation as We Know It (and I Feel Fine)

 

Network automation does not an automated network make. Today’s network engineers are frequently guilty of two indulgences. First, random acts of automation hacking. Second, pursuing aspirational visions of networking grandeur — complete with their literary adornments like “self-driving” and “intent-driven” — without a plan or a healthy automation practice to take them there. Can a…

Source: It’s the End of Network Automation as We Know It (and I Feel Fine)

How Not to Automate

There’s a phrase going around in our business: “To err is human; to propagate errors massively at scale is automation.”

 

Ed: oh yes, and this is going to be the killer app, isnt it ?

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