Combining the power of REST APIs and Open Config APIs can provide a means of building a truly self-healing network.
Vendor-based APIs can provide network health information. By leveraging vendor-specific features such as the Root Cause Analysis engine along with Open Config, corrective action can be taken based on the recommendations received from the engine.
This ensures no vendor lock-in while making use of vendor-specific features.
In this talk, we will take a detailed look at some use cases to understand how this can work in a typical network setup