The History of DevOps & NetDevOps

Everything started with Virtualization products (such as VMware) then Data Centers came (Cisco Nexus & UCS) that leads to Cloud Computing (Microsoft Azure , Google Cloud & Amazon AWS) then the needs of containers pop up (Dockers) and that is why Microsoft added a complete chapter for how to use docker on windows 2016 server

https://www.docker.com/

https://www.docker.com/cisco

Same time we used to have Network functions virtualization NFV (Virtual Router, Switch, Firewall,IPS..etc) which leads to even having Virtual switch independent products ( VMware VSS,VDS/ Cisco Nexus 1000v /AVS/OVS).

Then we got the new term “Network Virtualization” where a complete network is just virtualized, solutions such as VXLAN provide us this concept where you can had a complete virtual layer 2 network overlay Physical layer network.

Story continue, Devices now had API (such as Cisco NX-API / Cisco onePK / eAPI)

Read More in my article here:

https://learningnetwork.cisco.com/docs/DOC-35235

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