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Introduction to Controller-Based Networking

Chapter Description

In this sample chapter from CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2, you will be introduced to the basic concepts of data and control planes, explore product examples of network programmability using controllers, and compare the benefits of traditional networking with the benefits of controller-based networking.

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Review All the Key Topics

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Table 16-5 Key Topics for Chapter 16

Key Topic Element

Description

Page Number

List

Sample actions of the networking device data plane

359

List

Sample actions of the networking device control plane

360

Figure 16-4

Switch internals with ASIC and TCAM

362

Figure 16-5

Basic SDN architecture, with the centralized controller programming device data planes directly

364

Paragraph

Description of the role and purpose of the NBI

365

Figure 16-7

REST API basic concepts

366

List

Spine-leaf topology requirements

370

Figure 16-10

Spine-leaf design

371

Figure 16-13

Controlling the ACI data center network using APIC

373

Table 16-2

Comparisons of Open SDN, Cisco ACI, and Cisco APIC Enterprise options

375

List

Comparisons of how automation improves network management

378

List

Comparisons of how controller-based networking works versus traditional networking

379

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