This is the first post on Python scripting for the storage admin tutorial series. In this blog post, we will discuss why storage admin should learn Python Scripting. In this post, I have explained a few reasons to start learning a scripting language.
You can learn any scripting language but choosing Python will give you many advantages as below.
What is Scripting?
Scripting is a bunch of code written in any programming language which performs a certain task in a specific sequence.
Why Storage Admin Learn Scripting?
Scripting can make any storage admins life easy because you can automate the tedious tasks. For example, if you have a lot of server or storage devices and regular health check-up is needed. If you know scripting language you can easily automate this.
You can watch this video on the importance of Python Scripting for storage admin. Subscribe to YouTube channel sannasTechie for more such videos.
Being a system admin scripting can help you to start a career in DevOps as well.
Why Python Scripting For Storage Admin?
Python scripting is easy to learn and has a lot of scopes. Every vendor has developed SDK for python. Even the most NetApp has its official python library for automating NetApp tasks.
Additionally, python has a lot of inbuilt libraries that can connect to Storage Arrays to perform certain tasks.
Moreover Python a very powerful language that is widely being used in many popular websites.
Popular Websites Which Uses Python
Just inspire you below are the list of the popular website that uses python in the backend.
- Google Search Engine
Overview Of Python Scripting Training?
In the coming section of this series, we will learn the basics of python scripting and use it to create a script.
First Couple of video we will discuss basic in python then we will start writing code. This script will log in to the system remotely and executes some commands to get some output. Don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter for notification.