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Introduction to SDN and OpenFlow

What is SDN, OpenFlow and NFV? Is this actually real? Do you want to see real world, practical examples of SDN?
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (5,408 ratings)
55,092 students
3hr 29min of on-demand video
English
English [Auto], Korean [Auto]

Differentiate between different visions of SDN
Determine if SDN is "real" today
Explain Open SDN, SDN via APIs, NFV and other related concepts
Explain how flow tables are updated

Requirements

  • This is an introduction - no preexisting knowledge is required

Description


This is an introductory SDN and OpenFlow course explaining different visions of what SDN actually is. The course also shows you real world implementations of SDN in very large networks as well as highly secure networks.

You will also learn about how OpenFlow separates the control and data planes of networking devices.

You will then see a practical demonstration of an application communicating with an SDN controller and Open vSwitch devices.

See the full SDN architecture as part of the demonstrations:

- SDN Applications

- SDN Controller

- OpenFlow switches

See how hosts can be blocked using OpenFlow rules.

Who this course is for:

  • Network Engineers wanting to learn about the brave new world of SDN and OpenFlow

Instructors

CCIE #11023, over 20 years of network training experience
David Bombal
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David Bombal (CCIE  #11023 Emeritus) passed his Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching exam in January 2003 and is one of a small percentage of Cisco Engineers that pass their CCIE labs on their first attempt. 

David qualified as a  Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI #22787) many years ago! He has been training Cisco  courses for over 20 years and has delivered instructor led courses in various  countries around the world covering a wide range of Cisco topics from CCNA to  CCIE. 

David is very active on social media and has over 2 million YouTube subscribers and has posted over 1,000 free videos.

Experts helping you become an expert.
Experts with David Bombal
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David Bombal, together with some of the best minds in the industry is offering courses on a wide range of topics including networking, programming and software development. Our team has decades of experience teaching students from all over the world. 

Together we can do more!

David Bombal (CCIE #11023 Emeritus) passed his Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching exam in January 2003 and is one of a small percentage of Cisco Engineers that pass their CCIE labs on their first attempt.

David qualified as a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI #22787) many years ago! He has been training Cisco courses for over 15 years and has delivered instructor led courses in various countries around the world covering a wide range of Cisco topics from CCNA to CCIE.

He has also personally developed Cisco engineer utilities such as the VPN Config Generator, software, training materials, EBooks, videos and other products which are used throughout the world.

David has designed, implemented and managed networks ranging from single sites to those that span 50 countries.



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