Software Defined Networking Fundamentals

This course is designed to provide network administrators and engineers, as well as system administrators who want to move into networking, with the skills necessary to maintain an SDN deployment in a virtual networking environment.


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Course Overview

As software displaces many of the functions that hardware performs currently or performed in the past, more individuals with SDN skills are needed. This course is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to manage an SDN deployment.


Course Details

  • Delivery Method: online self-paced
  • Duration: 20 hours of Course Material
  • Hands-on labs & Assignments
  • Video content
  • 12 months of Access to Online Course
  • Discussion Forums
  • Experience level: Beginner


Course Outline

  • Chapter 1. Course Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Software Defined Networking
  • Chapter 3. Open vSwitch
  • Chapter 4. Simulation and Observation
  • Chapter 5. SDN – History and Evolution
  • Chapter 6. Network Programmability
  • Chapter 7. YANG
  • Chapter 8. OpenFlow
  • Chapter 9. ONOS
  • Chapter 10. Introduction to OpenDaylight
  • Chapter 11. Apache Karaf – The OSGi Container



A basic knowledge of the Linux command line is required.