SDN Workshop

Dates: 10-12 April 2018
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Conference Website: APNIC
Venue: Tuushin Hotel, Prime Minister Amar's Street 15

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

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

Workshop 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

Workshop Items