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Though Arista Networks is a relative newcomer in the data center and cloud networking markets, the company has already had considerable success. In this book, renowned consultant and technical author Gary Donahue (Network Warrior) provides an in-depth, objective guide to Arista’s lineup of hardware, and explains why its network switches and Extensible Operating System (EOS) are so effective.

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Average Rating: 4.5 out of 5 rating Based on 2 Ratings

"good read" - by just_a_bro_on_a_computer on 20-DEC-2012
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Overall this book is worth the read if you have deployed or will be deploying Arista gear. It highlights the differences mostly between Arista and Cisco. It also highlights Arista specific goodies that no one else is doing. What it doesn't cover in detail you go to the manual for.

It was a quick read for me, and what helped was Gary's writing style. I've recently been reading a lot of technical documentation, so that's what I expected. I at first rejected this and thought what a bunch of useless words why not just say what it does without all the jibber-jabber? But it's his style, his book, and overall it's good because it kept me turning pages.  Not like I'm going to do any better.

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