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Streaming telemetry for engineers  |    A 1 day   hands on   training course

Streaming telemetry training course description

An introduction to streaming telemetry. The course progresses from a brief look at the weaknesses of SNMP onto what streaming telemetry is, how it differs from the xflow technologies, the data formats available and how to configure it.

What will you learn
  • Describe streaming telemetry.
  • Explain how streaming telemetry works.
  • Describe the data presentation formats available.
  • Configure streaming telemetry.
Streaming telemetry training course details

Streaming telemetry training course content

  • What is streaming telemetry?
  • SNMP weaknesses, Netflow, sflow, polling and the old models, push vs pull, What is streaming telemetry?

  • Telemetry streaming architecture
  • Model driven versus event driven telemetry, subscriptions, publications. Periodic versus on change, model selection and scalability. Telemetry streaming protocols TCP, UDP, SSH, HTTP, HTTP2, NETCONF, RESTCONF, gRPC, gNMI.

  • Models and Encoding
  • The role of YANG. YANG models and tools. XML/ NETCONF, JSON/RESTCONF, JSON over UDP. Protocol buffers/gRPC.

  • Google Protocol Buffers
  • Decoder ring, protocol definition file. GPB-KV, GPB-Compact. Keys.

  • Streaming telemetry configuration
  • Router: Destination, Sensor, subscription. Collector: YANG models, .proto file. Pipeline. ELK: Consume, store, visualise streaming data.

  • Collection tools
  • APIs, YANG development Kit, Downstream consumers, influxdata, Grafana, Kafka, Prometheus, others.

Learning path


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Training approach

This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.