In this video I demonstrate the difference in performance between Python Netmiko scripts that use sequential backups of Cisco device configs versus using threading and threading pools. To scale your Python scripts, you need to use threading in your scripts, but also limit the number of threads running simultaneously.

Speed up your Python scripts and network automation by using Python threading and Netmiko threading.

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