Workshop

Introduction to SDN workshop

Start
09:00 - 05 September 2019
End
17:30 - 09 September 2019
Location
Thailand
Chiang Mai
Le Meridien Chiang Mai
108 Chang Klan Road
Tambol Chang Klan
Amphur Muang,
Chiang Mai 50100

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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 in-depth understanding of the key technology elements of SDN via a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises.

Fees

This workshop will be held at APNIC 48, please visit the event website for full details and to register: https://conference.apnic.net/48/

Target audience

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

Prerequisites

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

Course outline

  • Market drivers for SDN and NFV
  • Introduction to SDN:
    • History
    • Control and data plane separation
    • Architectural frameworks
    • OpenFlow protocol
    • SDN controller Northbound interfaces
    • Topology discovery and management
    • Centralised traffic engineering
    • SDN controller Southbound interfaces
    • Segment routing
    • Path Computation Element Protocol

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 laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM, 30GB of free hard disk space, and a 64-bit operating system (Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X).