This course would have given some background on deploying services in datacentre and various parameters to consider and available solutions. It has to be noted that, each of the solution discussed here have various pros and cons, so specific to the scenario/requirement, the right fit among these are to be identified and used. As we didnt go the depth of various technologies/solution in this course, it might have made the reader curious to know about some of the topics. Here are some of the reference or online training content, for further learning.
linked engineering blog : has information about how Linkedin datacentres are setup and some of the key problems are solved.
IPSpace blog : Has lot of articles about datacentre networking.
Networking Basics course in edx.
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