Greg Ferro of EtherealMind comments:
Lots of people claiming that scripting works for automation and, for a few scripts or tasks, you can get a lot done for not much effort. My experiences with scripting have left me bitter and jaded. Here is why.
Greg makes a great point here. The reason why you can’t be replaced by a series of scripts is because those scripts don’t scale at all. While you’re writing more and more scripts, someone it coming up with a framework to make you automate more. Don’t let yourself live in fear of being ousted by a few lines of Python.
Read more at: Scripting Does Not Scale For Network Automation
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