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Course Modules

1. Fundamental characteristics of SDN

1.1. History of SDN
1.2. SDN Value Proposition
1.3. SDN Use Cases

2. Characteristics of an SDN Network

2.1. Plane Separation
2.2. Simplified Forwarding Element
2.3. Centralized Control
2.4. Network Automation
2.5. Virtualization
2.6. Openness
2.7. Interoperability

3. SDN Devices

3.1. Controllers
3.2. Switches
3.3. Orchestration
3.4. API’s
3.5. Overlay Networking Abstractions

4. SDN Architecture

4.1. Traditional Network Architectures vs. SDN
4.2. SDN architectural components
4.3. Standards bodies
4.4. Controller design
4.5. API’s and applications.
4.6. SDN Layers
4.7. Northbound and Southbound API’s
4.8. East/West API’s
4.9. SDN Security and Availability
4.10. Packet and Optical Integration methods
4.11. SDN Migration Strategies
4.12. Hybrid Mode Switches

5. SDN Ecosystem

5.1. Standards Bodies and Industry alliances
5.2. Network Operators and Enterprises
5.3. Network Equipment Manufacturers
5.4. Software vendors
5.5. Academic and Industry research institutions and labs
5.6. Open Source Initiatives

6. OpenFlow Introduction

6.1. OpenFlow Protocol operations
6.2. OpenFlow versions
6.3. Proactive vs Reactive Flows
6.4. Statistics and Counters
6.5. Steps in setting up a flow
6.6. Policy Enforcement
6.7. OpenFlow® Management and Configuration Protocol
6.8. OF-Config, OAM, OFDPA, OVSDB

7. Open Source SDN Solutions

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