2 Day Class: SDN For Network Engineers (Sunnyvale, CA)
$1,990
2 Day Class: SDN For Network Engineers (Sunnyvale, CA)

2 Day Class: SDN For Network Engineers (Sunnyvale, CA)

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The Office of Silicon Valley

955 Benecia Avenue

Rockefeller Room

Sunnyvale, CA

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SDN for Network Engineers

The SDN for Network Engineers class is a 2-day class with 50% lecture and 50% lab that gives a background on SDN architecture, definitions, use cases, where the industry is heading and migration strategies. This class has been designed to provide a broad and hands-on experience for network engineers requiring SDN knowledge.  The Lab uses a variety of controllers including Floodlight, OpenDaylight and commercial controllers.

Pre-requisites:

Students should have a basic understanding of common virtualization tools such as Virtualbox or VMWare Fusion and have a laptop with permissions to modify BIOS to permit virtualization and install VMs.

A basic understanding of routing and switching is required.

Class Description Outline:

Module 1:  Introduction to SDN Technologies

  • SDN History
  • SDN Definitions
  • Why SDN (Technical and Business Drivers)
  • SDN Related Technologies (NFV, Openstack and overlays)

Lab 1:  Setting up your network with Mininet

Module 2:  OpenFlow Tutorial

  • SDN Controller Overview and Anatomy
  • OpenFlow Overview
  • OpenFlow Basics

Lab 2:  Using Floodlight and Avior

Module 3:  Applications

  • Types of Applications
  • Reactive
  • Proactive
  • Blacklist
  • NAC

Lab 3:  Using ovs-ofctl, REST APIs and Wireshark

Module 4:  SDN Survey

  • SDN Camps:
    • Open SDN
    • SDN via API's
    • SDN via Overlays
    • SDN Evolution
    • SDN Vendors
    • SDN Start-ups

Lab 4:  Using Eclipse and a “blacklist” app

Module 5:  Use Cases

  • Use Cases in the Data Center
  • Use Cases in the WAN
  • Use Cases in the Campus
  • Use Cases in Security

Lab 5:  Using the HP Controller

Module 6:  Case Studies

  • Google WAN Case Study
  • NTT Inter-Data Center Case Study
  • Stanford University Campus

Lab 6:  Using the ODL Controller

Module 7:  Migration Strategies

  • Migration Framework
  • Migration Approaches
  • Devices and Deployments
  • Initial Considerations
  • Implications

Lab 7:  Using Policies on Controller

Module 8:  Futures and Rebuttals

  • Future Research on SDN
  • SDN Rebuttals

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Intended Audience:

  • Network Engineers

Also Available On-Demand: If you would like this class delivered to your team on your campus, contact us to schedule and provide group pricing.

Cancelation Policy: Full-refunds will be given to registrants that cancel 6+ business days prior to the event. We'll do our best to help you reschedule as well. No refunds for registrants that cancel less than 6 business days prior to the event.  We reserve the right to postpone a course if a minimum of 3 students is not met.  We strive to give you as much notice as possible.

Contact Us:  SDN Essentials, www.sdnessentials.com

  • Info@sdnessentials.com
  • Toll-Free 800-462-1708
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