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ONF Certified SDN Associate certification (OCSA) Training

ONF Certified SDN Associate certification (OCSA) training course by TONEX is a preparation for ONF Certified SDN Associate (OCSA-110).

ONF Certified SDN Associate (OCSA) is awarded upon successful completion of the exam arranged by ONE.

TONEX ONF Certified SDN Associate (OCSA) certification exam preparation training course that attests and formally certifies  successful candidates with  vendor-neutral conceptual knowledge of the major domains of networking practices that support the theory and practice of Software Defined Networking (SDN).

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Learn about ONE-Certified SDN Associate certification (OCSA)  Domains:

  • Basic SDN Concepts
  • OpenFlow Basics
  • SDN Architecture and Ecosystem
  • SDN Open Source

Who Should Attend ONE-Certified SDN Associate certification (OCSA) training course and Intended Exam Audience

  • SDN Sales Engineers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Product Marketing
  • Manager/Director for a Network/IT Group
  • Network Technicians (Entry Level)
  • IT Analysts (Entry Level)
  • System Administrators (Entry Level)
  • Consultant/Professional Services Engineer
  • Students and Researchers
  • Sales Representatives

Training Agenda

Overview of Networking Concepts

  • OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Fundamental elements of networking
  • Connection-oriented vs. connectionless protocols
  • Ethernet networks
  • Collision domains and broadcast domains
  • Routers vs. switches
  • Layer 3/2 addressing
  • Layer 2 addresses
  • Layer 3 / IP addressing, including subnet masks
  • Address resolution
  • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
  • Overview of Routing Protocols
  • Optical network fundamentals
  • IP Network Services
  • IPv4 and IPv6 fundamentals
  • Packet Filtering

Fundamental characteristics of SDN

  • History of SDN
  • What is SDN?
  • SDN Value Proposition
  • Control and forwarding planes
  • SDN Use Cases
  • Data Center applications and use cases
  • Campus Networks applications and use cases
  • Service Providers applications and use cases
  • Enterprise applications and use cases
  • Mobile Networks applications and use cases

Characteristics of an SDN Network

  • Plane Separation
  • Simplified Forwarding Element
  • Centralized Control
  • Network Automation
  • Virtualization
  • Openness
  • Interoperability

SDN Devices

  • Controllers
  • Switches
  • Orchestration
  • API’s
  • Overlay Networking Abstractions

SDN Architecture

  • Traditional Network Architectures vs. SDN
  • SDN architectural components
  • Standards bodies
  • Controller design
  • API’s and applications.
  • SDN Layers
  • Northbound and Southbound API’s
  • East/West API’s
  • SDN Security and Availability
  • Packet and Optical Integration methods
  • SDN Migration Strategies
  • Hybrid Mode Switches

SDN Ecosystem

  • Standards Bodies and Industry alliances
  • Network Operators and Enterprises
  • Network Equipment Manufacturers
  • Software vendors
  • Academic and Industry research institutions and labs
  • Open Source Initiatives

Who is the ONF and what do they do?

  • Purpose of Open Networking Foundation (ONF)
  • Structure
  • Technical Working Groups
  • Open Source Software Development
  • Activities and Initiatives
  • Controller Placement and Redundancy
  • SDN Applications (service chaining, virtualized network functions, analytics)

What is OpenFlow® ?

  • OpenFlow® Protocol operations
  • Packet types and contents
  • Communications between controller/switch
  • Channel/communication/session establishment
  • Message Types
  • Basic Operation
  • Packet Matching
  • OpenFlow® versions
  • Proactive vs Reactive Flows
  • Statistics and Counters
  • Steps in setting up a flow
  • Policy Enforcement
  • OpenFlow® Management and Configuration Protocol
  • OF-Config, OAM, OFDPA, OVSDB
  • Flow Table Entry Format
  • Flow Timers
  • Pipeline Processing
  • Match Types
  • Match Actions

Open Source SDN

  • Identify key open source projects in the SDN Ecosystem.
  • OpenFlow® Agents
  • Indigo
  • Linc
  • OVS
  • CPqD/ONF Driver (aka “libFluid”)
  • OpenFlow® Controllers
  • NOX
  • POX
  • ONOS
  • ODL
  • Floodlight
  • RYU
  • Utilities and Tools
  • FlowSim
  • Mininet
  • Of DPA
  • OF Test
  • Wireshark
  • Avior
  • Open Source SDN Distributions (OSSDN Atrium, etc.)
  • Open vSwitch
  • Orchestration Systems
  • Open Source Initiatives (OPNFV, OCP, ODCA, Open Config)

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