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SDN 101 Tutorial

SDN 101 Tutorial

This tutorial will introduce you to the groundbreaking concepts and projects which transform networking as we know it. You will learn fundamentals of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) including its motivation, architecture, abstractions and basic building blocks. You will get an overview of the OpenDaylight (SDN controller) project as well as the OPNFV (Open Platform for Network Function Virtualization) project and learn more about their architecture, governance and roadmap. You will also get a chance to go hands-on and get started with OpenDaylight.

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 9am to 5pm - Price: $640
Registration - Add this tutorial on yourONS2016 conference registration. If you are already registered for ONS2016, modify your registration to add the tutorial or email us at events {at} linuxfoundation {dot} org.

For those not attending ONS who wish to attend this training, click here to register.


9:00am 10:30am

  • Introduction
  • System set up, intro to VM
  • Network/SDN primer
  • History and Evolution

11:00am 12:30pm

  • Open vSwitch
  • Simulation and Observation
  • Network Programmability
  • OpenFlow

2:00pm 3:30pm


  • Introduction to OpenDaylight
  • The OpenDaylight Project, Governance, Community
  • Stable releases and Roadmap
  • Quickstart


  • Introduction to OPNFV
  • The OPNFV Project, Governance, Community
  • Stable releases and Roadmap
  • Quickstart

4:00pm 5:00pm

  • Hands-on Labs
  • Simulated Network connected to OpenDaylight
  • Topology
  • YangUI
  • APIDoc Explorer
  • Q&A

Speaker: Jan-Simon Möller

Jan-Simon Möller is a consultant and trainer for the Linux Foundation’s Training Program. He holds a Dipl. Ing. degree in electrical engineering with strong background in Embedded Linux ranging from realtime to SELinux. He conducted research on AODV routing protocols. Jan-Simon contributes to several Open Source Projects including OpenDaylight and OPNFV.


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