SDN Hands-On

Three day course to get you practical experience with SDN.

Course title:

SDN Hands-On

Dates:

TBD

Location:

Stockholm

SDN Hands-On is a 3-day class with 50% lecture and 50% lab that covers the most recent developments in the SDN arena. This unique offering showcases several vendor solutions in the practical component of the class, and allows attendees to gain valuable insight into how the industry is progressing, learn about OpenFlow, as well as gain experience with python to build a simple APP for OpenDayLight.

Agenda

Day 1

Definitions and standards

  • Problems in Networking (that SDN can help solve)
  • Making the case for SDN
  • SDN Flavors
  • What is OpenFlow
  • How does OpenFlow work
  • Friends of SDN
  • SDN Definers
  • Lab 1 – NEC ProgrammableFlowController and Mininet

Open SDN – Vendor offerings

Pica8
  • Overview
  • L2/L3
  • OVS/OpenFlow
  • Data Center Orhestration
  • Lab 2 – Pica8 + ODL / OVS
BigSwitch
  • Company Info
  • Products
  • Evolution of SDN Architecture
  • SDN in the Data Center
  • Big Cloud Fabric Overview
  • Lab 3 – Big Switch Big Cloud Fabric

Day 2

Brocade
  • Overview
  • Features
  • Packaging and Prerequisites
  • Use cases and Added Value
  • ApplicationPportability and IP Protection
  • Support Options
  • Lab 4 – Brocade Vyatta Controller

SDN via APIs – Vendor offerings

Cisco
  • Overview
  • APIC-EM
  • DevNet Learning Labs
  • Lab 5 – Cisco APIC-EM

SDN via Overlays – Vendor offerings

Juniper Contrail
  • Overview
  • Architecture
  • Business Use Case
  • Pros
  • Cons
  • Lab 6 – Juniper Contrail

Case Studies

  • SDN Environments
    • WAN
    • Transport Networks
    • Data Center
  • JOIN/VMWare
  • Cloudwatt/Contrail
  • Kanazawa University Hospital – NEC based solution
  • Ballarat Grammer – HP based solution
VMware NSX
  • Overview
  • Architecture
  • Lab 7 – NSX Distributed Switching
  • Lab 8 – NSX Distributed Firewalling

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Day 3

OpenDayLight and OpenStack Comparison

  • Orchestrator vs Controller
  • OpenStack Overview
  • OpenDayLight Overview
  • OpenDayLight integration with OpenStack

Industry perspective

The state of SDN Adoption – Gartner 6/16/14 by Andrew Learner
  • Poll Results
  • Observations
  • 2015 Insight
Where is the enterprise infrastructure headed in 2015 – Gigaom 12/20/14 by Steve Herrod

SDN Programming 101

  • Techniques for Network Programmers
  • Python Primer
  • Programming Tools for ODL
  • Lab 9 – Building an APP to run on ODL

Availability and Price

TBD

Course structure

The course contains a mix of lectures and practical exercises.

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