This is a 1-day class that covers the basics of Software Defined Networking (SDN). It is ideal for a beginner audience that wants to obtain an overview of the concepts, definitions and open source initiatives in the SDN arena. It has 75% lecture and 25% lab and is aimed at preparing participants for the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) SDN Associate exam.
Duration Learning Credits
1 day-8 hours of 8 PDU’s
Public Classroom Pricing:
Early Bird Price: USD 595.00
Regular Price: USD 795.00
Instructor-Led Virtual Live Pricing:
Early Bird Price: USD 495.00
Regular Price: USD 695.00
Private Group/ In-House Learning:
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Module 1: Introduction
● Personal Introductions
● ONF Certification Overview
Module 2: Definitions and Standards
● Problems in Networking (that SDN can help solve)
● Making the case for SDN-SDN Flavors
Module 3: OpenFlow
● What is OpenFlow
● How does OpenFlow work of-config
● SDN Related Technologies
● SDN Standards Organizations
Module 4: Use Cases
● Data center/Enterprise
● Transport Networks
Module 5: Migration Strategies
● Migration Approaches
● Devices and Deployments
Module 6: Security, the ONF and Controller placement
● Security and Availability
● Overview of the ONF Organization
● Controller Placement
Module 7: SDN Open Source Overview
● Open Source Controllers
● Other Open Source Initiatives
This course is aimed at beginners who want to grasp basic SDN concepts.
At the end of this course, the participants will be able to:
● Identify SDN concepts and architecture as put forth by the Open Networking Foundation.
● Understand the workings of OpenFlow.
● Gain insight into SDN use-cases and migration strategies.
● Understand the ONF as an organization and identify open source initiatives.
● Gain valuable hands-on experience with a Mininet network and the Floodlight Controller.