A relative newcomer in the data center and cloud networking markets, Arista has recently met with considerable success. With this book, renowned consultant and technical author Gary Donahue (Network Warrior) provides a practical, in-depth guide to Arista's lineup of networking hardware, as well as its underlying EOS operating system. Donahue gives special attention to Arista-specific features such as SysDB, MLAG, Latency Analyzer (LANZ), VM Tracer, and Zero-Touch Provisioning. You'll also learn about Arista's hardware advantages, such as merchant silicon, low-latency networking and comparatively low power consumption. Is Arista right for your data center? Pick up this guide and find out. Arista switches all support bash shell access and Python scripting.
Gary A. Donahue is a working consultant who has been in the computer industry for 28 years. Gary has worked as a programmer, mainframe administrator, Technical Assistance Center engineer, network administrator, network designer, and consultant. Gary has worked as the Director of Network Infrastructure for a national consulting company and has been the president of his own New Jersey consulting company; GAD Technologies.