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Developer Advocate

Adrian Iliesiu

location San Jose, CA
“Be the change you wish to see in the world” – Gandhi
About Me
I’m a lifelong learner turned developer advocate. A network engineer at heart who loves technology, I am very excited about automation and network programmability. In my current role, I cover everything developer related for enterprise networking and multi-domain technologies. I enjoy helping, mentoring and meeting new people so please reach out.
Favorite Open Source Project
My favorite open source project is GitLab. I’ve been using the Community Edition version to setup a CI/CD pipeline for infrastructure automation and love the feature richness and simplicity.
Coding Languages
Python | C/C++ | Ansible| Shell scripting
Languages
English | Romanian | French | Italian
Certifications
CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure | CCNP Enterprise | CCNA

Adrian's Recent Posts

Using CI/CD Pipelines for Infrastructure Configuration and Management – Part 2
Using CI/CD Pipelines for Infrastructure Configuration and Management – Part 2
In part 2 of this series, you're ready to install GitLab CE (Community Edition) - a complete DevOps platform that has all the critical features needed in the software development lifecycle.
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Using CI/CD Pipelines for Infrastructure Configuration and Management – Part 1
Using CI/CD Pipelines for Infrastructure Configuration and Management – Part 1
Learn how to use Gitlab CE as a foundational component for a CI/CD pipeline to manage and configure a simple CML simulated network.
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Creators Channel” Showcases Community Innovation
“Creators Channel” Showcases Community Innovation
Watch sessions presented by some of the most active and inspiring members of the DevNet community. Along with the experts, you'll dig into topics around AI/ML, hybrid cloud, Meraki, and much more.
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Getting To Know Thousand Eyes – Part 2
How To Simplify Cisco ACI Management with Smartsheet
How extensible and programmable is an ACI fabric? Learn how to create your own GUI for ACI, and simplify APIC GUI configuration steps using Smartsheets.
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Enterprise Networking resources by Adrian

SD-WAN:
Learn how to use REST APIs, and create a simple Python application to update a device's template with Cisco SD-WAN APIs by reviewing Adrian’s SD-WAN courses. No coding experience is required.

Courses include an introduction, What is Cisco SD-WAN (parts 1 and 2), vManage REST API, Accessing vManage, Accessing vManage SDWAN REST API documentation, Interacting with the vManage REST API, Using Postman, Generating Code with Postman, Our first application developed using the API (parts 1, 2 and 3).

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love SD-WAN

SD-WAN Fundamentals and Resources
Lunch & Learn Webinar:
Infrastructure as Code and Automating SecOps

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Data Center resources by Adrian

Learn how Smartsheet can be used to manage your ACI infrastructure
This week, Matt and Kareem speak with Adrian Iliesiu about how you can manage your ACI infrastructure using Smartsheet.
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 How To Simplify Cisco ACI Management with Smartsheet
How To Simplify Cisco ACI Management with Smartsheet
How extensible and programmable is an ACI fabric? Learn how to create your own GUI for ACI, and simplify APIC GUI configuration steps using Smartsheets.
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Automation resources by Adrian

 A Development Team is More Than the Sum of Its Parts
A Development Team is More Than the Sum of Its Parts
See how DevNet members Ioannis and Katerina invest time in automation so they can save time with it.
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Cisco Certified DevNet Associate Official Cert Guide Is Here!
Cisco Certified DevNet Associate Official Cert Guide Is Here!
A DevNet Associate Certification shows you have the skills and knowledge for the jobs of the future. The Cert Guide helps you prepare to pass the certification exam. Get the book. Then meet the authors at Cisco Live Global 2021.
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Start Your Network Programmability and Automation Journey with Cisco Open NX-OS - Part 1
Start Your Network Programmability and Automation Journey with Cisco Open NX-OS - Part 1
Part 1: Setting up your development environment. The blog series starts at the beginning, without assuming any prior knowledge of advanced computer programming and networking concepts.
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Network Programmability and Automation with Open NX-OS – Part 2
Network Programmability and Automation with Open NX-OS – Part 2
Start exploring the programmability features that come with Open NX-OS. In this blog we'll cover NX-API CLI.
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Network Automation and Programmability with Cisco Open NX-OS – Part 3
Network Automation and Programmability with Cisco Open NX-OS – Part 3
See how a consistent, model-driven software interface, combined with an API that makes that data model available to the outside world, lets you manage network automation at scale.
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Network Automation and Programmability with Cisco Open NX-OS – Part 4
Network Automation and Programmability with Cisco Open NX-OS – Part 4
The Edge Intelligence (EI) Sandbox provides a developer with an environment to setup your Edge Intelligence broker (EI Agent) and test it with pre-configured virtual southbound sensor simulators and a northbound MQTT broker and visualization stack.
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Defining Network Programmability
Defining Network Programmability
The Industrial Networking and Edge Compute IR1101 sandbox provides you access to a real Cisco IoT gateway: the Industrial Router 1101. You can try out all programmability features what the platform has to offer!
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Lunch & Learn Webinar:
Infrastructure as Code and Automating SecOps
Watch Adrian's webinar recording password: rsYxqMq2w26

Community resources by Adrian

Creators Channel Showcases Community Innovation
"Creators Channel” Showcases Community Innovation
Watch sessions presented by some of the most active and inspiring members of the DevNet community. Along with the experts, you'll dig into topics around AI/ML, hybrid cloud, Meraki, and much more.
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See What DevNet Has In Store for the Retail Industry
See What DevNet Has In Store for the Retail Industry
Build smarter communities with DevNet. Let’s start by revolutionizing the retail industry!
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DevNet Express: Cisco SEs Get Trained to Lead Hands-on Programmability Events
DevNet Express: Cisco SEs Get Trained to Lead Hands-on Programmability Events
The most successful way to train people to use Cisco APIs is to let them first listen to trainers talk about the concepts, and then have them play with the APIs in live, proctored workshops.
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A Look Inside DevNet Create 2018
A Look Inside DevNet Create 2018
Find out what DevNet Create is like for those who build the Cisco Developer experience for you.
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Network Programmability at Cisco Live Melbourne
Network Programmability at Cisco Live Melbourne
Come learn from Network Programmability expert Adrian Iliesiu in the #DevNet Zone at Cisco Live Melbourne! #CLMel
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From Pampered Customer to DevNet Zone Builder. Is this you?
From Pampered Customer to DevNet Zone Builder. Is this you?
Help design the future DevNet Zone near you! You have the unique chance of dictating and having your say on what exactly you want from the DevNet Zone. So, share your programmability wish list here.
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Colombia Rising Stars get DevNet Training at Cisco HQ
Colombia Rising Stars get DevNet Training at Cisco HQ
Colombia's top students visit Cisco headquarters in Silicon Valley, and learn the importance of computer networking, social networking, and telling your own story in the digital age.
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DevNet Zone at Cisco Live Latin America
#CiscoLiveLA: a marathon of knowledge transfer, training sessions and fun activities!
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Networking at DevNet Create 2017
Networking at DevNet Create 2017
As we evaluate Cisco's first-ever conference catering to its developer community, we look at where Cisco's developer program started, where it is currently, and where it is going.
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