OpenStack is predominately a cloud management technology. This course looks at how OpenStack can be used in a NFV and SDN environment.
NFV benefits, NFV market drivers. ETSI NFV framework. ETSI documents, Architecture overview, compute domain, hypervisor domain, infrastructure network domain.
Virtual machines, clouds, management.
OpenStack architecture, OpenStack modules.
Why OpenStack for NFV?
Hands on OpenStack installation.
Server, storage and network virtualization and
NFV. Where OpenStack fits in the ETSI
framework. Virtual machines, containers and
docker. Data centres, clouds, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS.
Hands on OpenStack Iaas, OpenStack Nova.
VM centric model, containers versus
Hands on OpenStack as the VIM.
VXLAN, Networks, subnets, ports. Security
groups. Routers. Service and component
Hands on Implementing a virtual network with OpenStack Neutron. Virtualization of Network Functions Network virtualization versus Network Function virtualization.
Management and Orchestration. Where OpenStack fits. MANO descriptors, Open orchestration. OpenStack Tacker, Open MANO, OpenBaton, other orchestrators.
Installation, getting started, configuration. SFC
Hands on Deploying a VNF.
What is OPNFV, Where OpenStack fits into OPNFV.
What is SDN? Control and data planes. SDN controllers. Classic SDN versus real SDN. Hybrid SDN, network automation, SDN with overlays. Northbound, southbound, SDN protocols, OpenFlow, OpenDaylight, ONOS, SDN with NFV. SDN and OpenStack.
Deploying NFV, performance, testing. Futures
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This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.