Cisco ROBOT v1 now available on Cisco dCloud!

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Overview

 

Cisco® Robotic Operation Based on Telemetry (ROBOT) is a platform that brings together telemetry, big data, machine learning, and model driven APIs to redefine service provider network operations by addressing various pain points, such as network planning, outages, and troubleshooting complexity. This application demonstrates how taking a link out of service affects network performance and performs the method of procedure (MOP), if so chosen.

 

Check it out here: https://dcloud-cms.cisco.com/demo/robot-v1

 

Scenarios

 

  • Scenario 1: Explore ROBOT

 

Requirements

 

RequiredOptional
  • Laptop
  • Cisco AnyConnect®

 

Components

 

  • Cisco VIRL
  • IOSXR 6.1.1.29i
  • ROBOT
  • Ansible

 

Features

 

Pre-Maintenance Checks
  • System State always tracked using telemetry
  • Continuous real-time pre-checks
  • Real-time network impact analysis
Maintenance
  • MOP specification in a declarative language as a playbook
  • Each high level change such as Node Cost-out, abstracted out as reusable plays
Post-Maintenance
  • Topology verification
  • Network state consistency check

 

Topology

 

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