Juniper QFX5100 Series

Author: Douglas Hanks

Paperback: 400 pages

Publisher: O’Reilly Media

ISBN: 978-1-491-94957-3

Price: $59.99 US, eBook $47.99; CAN $62.99

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Advanced Praise(s)

“If you plan to deploy QFX5100 in your data center (and you should if you’re a Juniper shop), you should read this book before starting your design process, and it’s a definite must-read before the implementation.”

Ivan Pepelnjak, and

“Required reading for anyone about thinking about deploying the Juniper QFX5100 series. A deep dive into both the hardware and software aspects and real world scenarios makes this an essential read.”

Darren O'Connor, CCIE #38070 and JNCIE-SP #2227

Book Description

The Juniper QFX5100 Series is ideal for network engineers involved in building a data center, this practical guide provides a comprehensive and technical examination of 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. (NOTE: All of the examples and features in this book are based on Junos releases 13.2X51-D20.2 and 14.1X53-D10).

What you’ll learn from Juniper QFX5100 Series

  • 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

About the Author

Douglas Richard Hanks, Jr., Chief Architect at Juniper Networks, works on next-generation switching products and solutions. Aside from being the founder of the Bay Area Juniper Users Group (BAJUG), Doug is the author of O’Reilly’s bestselling Juniper MX Series, as well as several books published by Juniper Networks.