APAN45 - SDN Tutorial

Dates: 25 March 2018
Location: Singapore
Conference Website: APAN45

Synopsis

  • The emergence of SDN is having a disruptive influence on the world of data networking and is leading to a fundamental re-think of how networks are architected.
  • This tute will provide an understanding of the key technology elements of SDN via a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises.

Target Audience

  • Anyone currently operating an IP network who is interested in understanding the impact of SDN with a view to implementing elements of it in the near future.

Pre-requisites

  • Intermediate-level knowledge of IP routing, routing protocols, management protocols, MPLS protocols, traffic-engineering.

Topics

  • History
  • Motivation for control and data plane separation
  • Architectural frameworks
  • OpenFlow
  • Topology discovery and management
  • Segment routing
  • OpenDayLight

Other requirements

  • Hardware: It is highly recommended that participants bring their own laptop computers with Wifi (b/g/n) and administrative access to system to practice the lessons learned during the workshops. It is also recommended that participants have a pre-installed desktop virtualization tool like virtual box or vmware on their machines.
  • Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client, VirtualBox/VMware

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