IOS architecture

Rupert Goodwins rupertg at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 13:42:34 UTC 2012


On 27 October 2012 00:12, Andrey Khomyakov <khomyakov.andrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know if there is an updated version of this book? Year 2000
> seems so distant now...
>
> http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0051TM4RC/ref=rdr_kindle_ext_tmb
>
> --Andrey

I asked an IOS expert of my acquaintance, and she said -

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That book is now well out of date, and although some of the information on
CEF is still relevant, the 7500 platform is gone, and the 12k is replaced by
the CRS. There are no plans from the authors (according to Russ White) to
revisit it.


The new 'big routers' now run IOS-XR, rather than the original IOS we know
and love

http://www.ciscopress.com/store/cisco-ios-xr-fundamentals-9781587052712


Then of course for the Data Centre, there's the Nexus platform, which has
its own OS--
http://www.ciscopress.com/store/nx-os-and-cisco-nexus-switching-next-generat
ion-data-9780132883627


However, to be honest, your best bet is to have a look through the Cisco
Networkers--now called Cisco Live--presentations. These are now available
publically for free for past events, and if you don't mind having a bit of a
plough through, there is a wealth of information--including platform
architecture sessions.

http://packetlife.net/blog/2012/jun/4/cisco-live-presentations-available-fre
e/ for info.

Register here: https://www.ciscolive365.com/connect/publicDashboard.ww

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