Ask the Expert: Future of networking, AI, SDN, Python, Jobs
Learn about Python, SDN, AI, NETCONF, REST APIs, Future Jobs and a lot more with Chuck Black who has >30 years exp
Learn from the expert Chuck Black who has over 30 years of experience as a software developer! Chuck has been developing software for networking equipment since 1981 and has designed and developed software products for large scale networking environments using languages such as C, C++, and Java.
Chuck has been granted 15 patents in the areas of network topology discovery, management, monitoring, health, and access control.
Chuck graduated from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo with Bachelor and Master of Computer Science degrees.
Chuck has developed Python for Network Engineers courses for vendors such as Cisco and Juniper Networks. In addition, he has developed numerous SDN application development courses for vendors such as Cisco, HPE and Brocade.
Chuck is the co-author of the book SDN: A Comprehensive Approach, a thorough technical and business exploration of software defined networking, which has been used as a textbook for graduate level computer science coursework.
Chuck is a well known figure in SDN and network programmability circles. He has made participated in organizations such as the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and the OpenDaylight project.
Chuck is the coauthor of one of the most popular SDN books on the market today: Software Defined Networks: A Comprehensive Approach.
Learn from someone who wrote SDN code. Who wrote SDN books. Who understands how SDN code actually works.
1) Should I learn Python?
2) What are the top programming languages to learn in 2018?
3) What is NETCONF?
4) What is a REST API?
5) Will AI take my job?
6) What is Intent Based Networking?
7) What is a YANG Model?
Your GNS3 Academy Instructor
David Bombal (CCIE #11023 Emeritus) passed his Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching exam in January 2003. David has the highest rated and most popular course in the GNS3 Academy: SDN and OpenFlow Introduction.
David's software tools and training have been downloaded +100,000 times. Many thousands of engineers like you use his tools and training on a regular basis.
David has developed over 20 courses for HP which are used worldwide. These include multiple SDN courses and HP ASE certification courses (4 day Instructor led training).
David's YouTube videos have been viewed +1 million times.
David has been training Cisco and networking courses for 15+ years and has delivered instructor led courses in various countries around the world covering a wide range of Cisco topics from CCNA to CCIE.
He has also personally developed Cisco engineer utilities such as the VPN Config Generator, software, training materials, EBooks, videos and other products which are used throughout the world.
GNS3 Academy Curriculum
StartChuck's Patents - Layer 2 discovery and SDN - he has over 15 of them! (5:07)
StartChuck's book: Software Defined Networking (SDN): A Comprehensive Approach (7:29)
StartFour SDN Definitions: (1) Open SDN (2) Overlays (3) APIs (4) Automation (4:31)
StartShould you learn Python? Why you should learn Python? (5:29)
StartTop programming languages to learn in 2018 / 2019 Part 1 (4:41)
StartTop programming languages to learn in 2018 / 2019 Part 2 (4:18)
StartPython Lists vs Dictionaries (7:06)
StartWhat is NETCONF? (8:12)
StartWhat is a REST API? (4:10)
StartWill AI (Artificial Intelligence) take away our jobs? (3:48)
StartDo I need a degree? Should I study computer science? (5:03)
StartJob advice (5:55)
StartDoes a network engineer have an advantage? (6:55)
StartParadigms: Agile networks? (4:48)
StartP4 vs OpenFlow vs Traditional networking (4:35)
StartIntent based networking (8:28)
StartYANG Models (2:54)