Guides

This hub includes various guides on using Cumulus Linux and other standard industry solutions.

  • Techie's Guide to Ethernet Storage Fabrics

    Techie's Guide to Ethernet Storage Fabrics

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  • Cumulus Linux Lab Guide

    Cumulus Linux Lab Guide

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  • Linux networking 101

    Linux networking 101

    New to Linux networking but want to learn? This is your place to start. This comprehensive guide starts you at the basics of a Linux operating system all the way to practicing commands.

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  • 10 ways Cumulus Linux is unique for engineers

    10 ways Cumulus Linux is unique for engineers

    Wondering what makes NVIDIA Cumulus Linux different than other network operating systems? View this technical differentiation guide to learn 10 awesome ways NVIDIA Cumulus Linux is unique.

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  • Definitive guide: BGP in the datacenter

    Definitive guide: BGP in the datacenter

    This comprehensive guide goes through detailed concepts and practical tactics on how BGP can be used throughout your data center for modern, efficient network design.

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  • Understanding Linux internetworking

    Understanding Linux internetworking

    As part of our Linux 101 series, this guide goes over Linux internetworking from a technical perspective, advancing your path on your journey to learning Linux!

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  • Campus architecture solution guide

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  • The definitive guide to EVPN in the data center

    The definitive guide to EVPN in the data center

    This comprehensive, technical e-book walks you through all significant uses for using EVPN in the data center for greater scale and flexibility.

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  • Cumulus - Nutanix Networking Guide

    Cumulus - Nutanix Networking Guide

    This guide walks through the various technology choices and recommendations for building a physical network supporting Nutanix hyperconverged workloads and legacy workloads in a unified network.

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  • Cumulus Linux differentiation guide for decision makers

    Cumulus Linux differentiation guide for decision makers

    Modern applications are changing the rules of networking. In this paper, we explore 10 key reasons to consider joining other organizations benefiting from Cumulus Linux.

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  • Nutanix Deployment Guide

    Nutanix Deployment Guide

    This technical deployment guide provides step-by-step instructions for deploying Nutanix with Cumulus Linux.

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  • Your guide to securing Cumulus Linux

    Your guide to securing Cumulus Linux

    This step-by-step guide will walk you through provisioning and deploying Cumulus Linux with industry best practices for advanced security.

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  • Automating Cumulus Linux With Ansible

    Automating Cumulus Linux With Ansible

    Download this guide to learn how to automate Cumulus Linux using Ansible. With a data center network aligned on Linux, it's easy!

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  • Operationalizing Cumulus Linux

    Operationalizing Cumulus Linux

    This step by step guide teaches you how to go from deployment to daily operations with Cumulus Linux.

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  • What makes up the modern Linux OS?

    What makes up the modern Linux OS?

    New to Linux-based open networking? Start here. This guide walks you through the foundational principles of a Linux operating system and how it's used in networking.

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  • Host Pack installation guide: Container with VXLAN and Docker Swarm

    Host Pack installation guide: Container with VXLAN and Docker Swarm

    Download this technical, step-by-step guide to deploy a container network using VXLAN and Docker Swarm on Cumulus Linux.

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  • Advertise containers with redistribute neighbor

    Advertise containers with redistribute neighbor

    This technical installation guide gives you step-by-step instructions on advertising containers with redistribute neighbor on Cumulus Linux.

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  • OpenStack and Cumulus Linux installation guide

    OpenStack and Cumulus Linux installation guide

    This technical installation guide will walk you through deploying an OpenStack network on Cumulus Linux using validated techniques and configurations.

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  • Advertise container addresses into the routing domain with host pack features

    Advertise container addresses into the routing domain with host pack features

    This validated deployment guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to advertise container addresses into the routing domain using Cumulus NetQ and Host Pack.

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  • Container deployment guide with VXLAN: Docker Swarm or MLAG or single-attached to the hosts

    Container deployment guide with VXLAN: Docker Swarm or MLAG or single-attached to the hosts

    Download this step-by-step guide on using Docker Swarm, MLAG or single-attached to the hosts for deploying a Cumulus Linux container network with VXLAN.

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  • Host pack advertises the Docker bridge

    Host pack advertises the Docker bridge

    This technical deployment guide provides step-by-step instructions on advertising the docker bridge with Cumulus host pack features.

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