Ryan Merolle / Network Engineering / Infrastructure Automation
My Various Feeds
My GitHub Starred Projects
My GitLab Starred Projects
Blogs of Note I Follow
- Sorin Sbarnea
- Dave Varnum
Automate Your Network
- John Capobianco
- David Gee
- David Barroso
Federico Olivieri on Medium
Hank Preston @ Cisco Blog
- Official Cisco Blog filtering on Hank's posts
- Gian Paolo
- One of the best resources for Networking, Infra, & Automation! - Ivan Pepelnjak
Joel McGuire on Medium
- Chris Young
- David Flores
- Jeremy Schulman
- Super smart DevOps focused NetworkEng - Michael Kashin
Networking Tips by Solomon Yang
- Patrick Ogenstad
- Michael Schön
- Will Robinson
Packet Coders (Formally Packet Flow)
- One of the best new resources for Networking Automation! - Rick Donato
- Jeremy Stretch
- Scott Lowe
- Kevin Myers
- Nick Buraglio
The HFT Guy
The NetworkToCode Blog
- Stefan Thierolf
- Przemek Rogala
Projects of Note I Follow
Arista AVD Dev Docker Image
- Great reference for building your own devcontainer
Arista AVD for Ansible
- Ansible collections built around Arista Validated Designs & way more
Awesome Network Automation
- Curated list of Network Automation Links
- An open source network configuration analysis tool
- Multi-platform ACL generation system
- Tool for the management of container based network albs
- YAML based Network Diagrams
- IPAM, DCIM, & the tools to integrate with it
- Syntax Highlighter for Juniper/Cisco/Arista CLI (Via SSH)
- Not a software project, but IAC example repo pulling many operational components together.
- Tool for the management of virtual network labs
Network Icons in SVG
- SVG/PNG Networking Icons
- A Python automation framework for network automation
- A BGP session management tool.
- IT Asset Management
- Simplifies Vagrant Topology File Creation
- Run virtual routers with docker
- A "realtime" web view of your BGP network
- BGP Alert tool for Tracking changes to your Public ASN or Prefix.
EOS TIG Stack Repo
- Modern Looking Glass project for views into BGP
- A fully featured network monitoring system.
- A new network observability platform based on pktvisor.
- Full Network observability
DevOps (CI Pipelines, Containers, etc)
- Infrastructure automation
- Ansible Role Unit Testing
- Checks playbooks for practices & behaviour that could potentially be improved.
- Ansible Output Recorder/Visualizer
- Collection of ansible docker containers for running in CI pipelines.
- YAML Diff tool
- git hosting & CI/CD Platform
- The Missing Package Manager for macOS (or Linux)
How They Test
- A curated collection of publicly available resources on how software companies around the world test their software systems and build their quality culture.
- JSON Diff tool
- Test your that your Markdown is valid & follows good form.
- Collection of docker containers for running in gitlab pipelines. Designed to be small & fast
- A framework for managing & maintaining multi-language pre-commit hooks.
- A framework for testing structured data against schema definitions.
- IDE & more
VS Code Remote Collection
- MS offical brew/pip like package manager
- Test your that your YAML is valid & follows good form.