sdn-20211019-online

Software Defined Networking (SDN) Tutorial

Dates: 19th Oct 2021
Location: eTutorial
Venue: online

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 workshop 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 and/or MPLS network who is interesting in understanding the impact of SDN with a view to implementing elements of it in the near future.

Pre-requisites

  • This workshop is not an introduction.
  • It is assumed that the workshop participants have working knowledge of IP routing, along with knowledge on how to use a router command line interface.
  • The lab exercises use Ubuntu VMs

We recommend the following Academy courses be completed before the start of the tutorial:

Workshop topics

  • History
  • Motivation for control and data plane separation
  • Architectural frameworks
  • OpenFlow

Other requirements Other requirements

  • Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.
  • Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client, VirtualBox/VMware
  • Confirm Secure SHell (SSH) is allowed from the office or home network to access the lab infrastructure? Test ssh connectivity, try to connect to route-views.routeviews.org. For example from the CLI type: ssh rviews@route-views.routeviews.org

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Instructors: Dave Phelan (APNIC)
  • sdn-20211019-online.txt
  • Last modified: 2021/09/27 10:56
  • by dave