Software Defined Networks

A Comprehensive Approach

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Author: Paul Goransson,Chuck Black,Timothy Culver

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0128045795

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 436

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Software Defined Networks: A Comprehensive Approach, Second Edition provides in-depth coverage of the technologies collectively known as Software Defined Networking (SDN). The book shows how to explain to business decision-makers the benefits and risks in shifting parts of a network to the SDN model, when to integrate SDN technologies in a network, and how to develop or acquire SDN applications. In addition, the book emphasizes the parts of the technology that encourage opening up the network, providing treatment for alternative approaches to SDN that expand the definition of SDN as networking vendors adopt traits of SDN to their existing solutions. Since the first edition was published, the SDN market has matured, and is being gradually integrated and morphed into something more compatible with mainstream networking vendors. This book reflects these changes, with coverage of the OpenDaylight controller and its support for multiple southbound protocols, the Inclusion of NETCONF in discussions on controllers and devices, expanded coverage of NFV, and updated coverage of the latest approved version (1.5.1) of the OpenFlow specification. Contains expanded coverage of controllers Includes a new chapter on NETCONF and SDN Presents expanded coverage of SDN in optical networks Provides support materials for use in computer networking courses

Software Defined Networks

A Comprehensive Approach

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Author: Paul Goransson,Chuck Black

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0124166849

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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Software Defined Networks discusses the historical networking environment that gave rise to SDN, as well as the latest advances in SDN technology. The book gives you the state of the art knowledge needed for successful deployment of an SDN, including: How to explain to the non-technical business decision makers in your organization the potential benefits, as well as the risks, in shifting parts of a network to the SDN model How to make intelligent decisions about when to integrate SDN technologies in a network How to decide if your organization should be developing its own SDN applications or looking to acquire these from an outside vendor How to accelerate the ability to develop your own SDN application, be it entirely novel or a more efficient approach to a long-standing problem Discusses the evolution of the switch platforms that enable SDN Addresses when to integrate SDN technologies in a network Provides an overview of sample SDN applications relevant to different industries Includes practical examples of how to write SDN applications

Software Defined Networks

A Comprehensive Approach

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Author: Paul Goransson,Timothy Culver,Chuck Black

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers

ISBN: 9780128045558

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Page: 392

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"Software Defined Networks: A Comprehensive Approach, Second Edition" provides in-depth coverage of the technologies collectively known as Software Defined Networking (SDN). The book shows how to explain to business decision-makers the benefits and risks in shifting parts of a network to the SDN model, when to integrate SDN technologies in a network, and how to develop or acquire SDN applications. In addition, the book emphasizes the parts of the technology that encourage opening up the network, providing treatment for alternative approaches to SDN that expand the definition of SDN as networking vendors adopt traits of SDN to their existing solutions. Since the first edition was published, the SDN market has matured, and is being gradually integrated and morphed into something more compatible with mainstream networking vendors. This book reflects these changes, with coverage of the OpenDaylight controller and its support for multiple southbound protocols, the Inclusion of NETCONF in discussions on controllers and devices, expanded coverage of NFV, and updated coverage of the latest approved version (1.5.1) of the OpenFlow specification. Contains expanded coverage of controllersIncludes a new chapter on NETCONF and SDNPresents expanded coverage of SDN in optical networksProvides support materials for use in computer networking courses

Software Defined Networking with OpenFlow

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Author: Siamak Azodolmolky

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849698732

Category: Computers

Page: 152

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A step-by-step, example-based guide which will help you gain hands-on experience with the platforms and debugging tools on OpenFlow.If you are a network engineer, architect, junior researcher or an application developer, this book is ideal for you. You will need to have some level of network experience, knowledge of broad networking concepts, and some familiarity with day- to- day operation of computer networks. Ideally, you should also be familiar with programing scripting/languages (especially Python and Java), and system virtualization.

SDN and NFV Simplified

A Visual Guide to Understanding Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization

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Author: Jim Doherty

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134307372

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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A Visual Guide to Understanding Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization The simple, visual, at-a-glance guide to SDN and NFV: Core concepts, business drivers, key technologies, and more! SDN (Software Defined Networks) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization) are today’s hottest areas of networking. Many executives, investors, sales professionals, and marketers need a solid working understanding of these technologies, but most books on the subject are written specifically for network engineers and other technical experts. SDN and NFV Simplified fills that gap, offering highly visual, “at-a-glance” explanations of SDN, NFV, and their underlying virtualizations. Built around an illustrated, story-telling approach, this answers the questions: Why does this technology matter? How does it work? Where is it used? What problems does it solve? Through easy, whiteboard-style infographics, you’ll learn: how virtualization enables SDN and NFV; how datacenters are virtualized through clouds; how networks can also be virtualized; and how to maximize security, visibility, and Quality of Experience in tomorrow’s fully-virtualized environments. Step by step, you’ll discover why SDN and NFV technologies are completely redefining both enterprise and carrier networks, and driving the most dramatic technology migration since IP networking. That’s not all: You’ll learn all you need to help lead this transformation. Learn how virtualization establishes the foundation for SDN and NFV Review the benefits of VMs, the role of hypervisors, and the management of virtual resources Discover how cloud technologies enable datacenter virtualization Understand the roles of networking gear in virtualized datacenters See VMWare VMotion and VXLAN at work in the virtualized datacenter Understand multitenancy and the challenges of “communal living” Learn how core network functions and appliances can be virtualized Ensure performance and scalability in virtualized networks Compare modern approaches to network virtualization, including OpenFlow, VMWare Nicera, Cisco Inseieme, and OpenStack Walk through the business case for SDN, NFV, and the Cloud Discover how the Software Defined Network (SDN) solves problems previously left unaddressed Understand SDN controllers–and who’s fighting to control your network Use SDN and NFV to improve integration and say goodbye to “truck rolls” Enforce security, avoid data leakage, and protect assets through encryption Provide for effective monitoring and consistent Quality of Experience (QoE) Learn how SDN and NFV will affect you–and what’s next

Software Defined Networking (SDN): Anatomy of OpenFlow

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Author: Doug Marschke,Jeff Doyle,Pete Moyer

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1483427242

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Software Defined Networking is revolutionizing the networking world. While the industry transitions to a software-centric architecture, a clear definition of SDN remains murky at best. This book clarifies the current industry confusion about what SDN is, why it’s important, and most importantly the protocols and use cases that define SDN. OpenFlow (OF) is a critical piece of the SDN puzzle. While SDN solutions exist that do not require OF, it is undeniable that OF helped spur the innovation in SDN. The history of OF, its current and future status, and the associated use cases will be explained in detail in this book. Lastly, the book attempts to lay out SDN deployments that are real and current today, and apply practicality to the vast world of SDN architectures.

Building the Network of the Future

Getting Smarter, Faster, and More Flexible with a Software Centric Approach

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Author: John Donovan,Krish Prabhu

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351804685

Category: Computers

Page: 439

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From the Foreword: "This book lays out much of what we’ve learned at AT&T about SDN and NFV. Some of the smartest network experts in the industry have drawn a map to help you navigate this journey. Their goal isn’t to predict the future but to help you design and build a network that will be ready for whatever that future holds. Because if there’s one thing the last decade has taught us, it’s that network demand will always exceed expectations. This book will help you get ready." —Randall Stephenson, Chairman, CEO, and President of AT&T "Software is changing the world, and networks too. In this in-depth book, AT&T's top networking experts discuss how they're moving software-defined networking from concept to practice, and why it's a business imperative to do this rapidly." —Urs Hölzle, SVP Cloud Infrastructure, Google "Telecom operators face a continuous challenge for more agility to serve their customers with a better customer experience and a lower cost. This book is a very inspiring and vivid testimony of the huge transformation this means, not only for the networks but for the entire companies, and how AT&T is leading it. It provides a lot of very deep insights about the technical challenges telecom engineers are facing today. Beyond AT&T, I’m sure this book will be extremely helpful to the whole industry." —Alain Maloberti, Group Chief Network Officer, Orange Labs Networks "This new book should be read by any organization faced with a future driven by a "shift to software." It is a holistic view of how AT&T has transformed its core infrastructure from hardware based to largely software based to lower costs and speed innovation. To do so, AT&T had to redefine their technology supply chain, retrain their workforce, and move toward open source user-driven innovation; all while managing one of the biggest networks in the world. It is an amazing feat that will put AT&T in a leading position for years to come." —Jim Zemlin, Executive Director, The Linux Foundation This book is based on the lessons learned from AT&T’s software transformation journey starting in 2012 when rampant traffic growth necessitated a change in network architecture and design. Using new technologies such as NFV, SDN, Cloud, and Big Data, AT&T’s engineers outlined and implemented a radical network transformation program that dramatically reduced capital and operating expenditures. This book describes the transformation in substantial detail. The subject matter is of great interest to telecom professionals worldwide, as well as academic researchers looking to apply the latest techniques in computer science to solving telecom’s big problems around scalability, resilience, and survivability.

Software Defined Networking

Design and Deployment

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Author: Patricia A. Morreale,James M. Anderson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498760392

Category: Computers

Page: 186

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Software Defined Networking: Design and Deployment provides a comprehensive treatment of software defined networking (SDN) suitable for new network managers and experienced network professionals. Presenting SDN in context with more familiar network services and challenges, this accessible text: Explains the importance of virtualization, particularly the impact of virtualization on servers and networks Addresses SDN, with an emphasis on the network control plane Discusses SDN implementation and the impact on service providers, legacy networks, and network vendors Contains a case study on Google’s initial implementation of SDN Investigates OpenFlow, the hand-in-glove partner of SDN Looks forward toward more programmable networks and the languages needed to manage these environments Software Defined Networking: Design and Deployment offers a unique perspective of the business case and technology motivations for considering SDN solutions. By identifying the impact of SDN on traffic management and the potential for network service growth, this book instills the knowledge needed to manage current and future demand and provisioning for SDN.

Guide to Security in SDN and NFV

Challenges, Opportunities, and Applications

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Author: Shao Ying Zhu,Sandra Scott-Hayward,Ludovic Jacquin,Richard Hill

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319646532

Category: Computers

Page: 331

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This book highlights the importance of security in the design, development and deployment of systems based on Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), together referred to as SDNFV. Presenting a comprehensive guide to the application of security mechanisms in the context of SDNFV, the content spans fundamental theory, practical solutions, and potential applications in future networks. Topics and features: introduces the key security challenges of SDN, NFV and Cloud Computing, providing a detailed tutorial on NFV security; discusses the issue of trust in SDN/NFV environments, covering roots of trust services, and proposing a technique to evaluate trust by exploiting remote attestation; reviews a range of specific SDNFV security solutions, including a DDoS detection and remediation framework, and a security policy transition framework for SDN; describes the implementation of a virtual home gateway, and a project that combines dynamic security monitoring with big-data analytics to detect network-wide threats; examines the security implications of SDNFV in evolving and future networks, from network-based threats to Industry 4.0 machines, to the security requirements for 5G; investigates security in the Observe, Orient, Decide and Act (OODA) paradigm, and proposes a monitoring solution for a Named Data Networking (NDN) architecture; includes review questions in each chapter, to test the reader’s understanding of each of the key concepts described. This informative and practical volume is an essential resource for researchers interested in the potential of SDNFV systems to address a broad range of network security challenges. The work will also be of great benefit to practitioners wishing to design secure next-generation communication networks, or to develop new security-related mechanisms for SDNFV systems.

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) with OpenStack

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Author: Sriram Subramanian,Sreenivas Voruganti

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786462214

Category: Computers

Page: 216

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Leverage the best SDN technologies for your OpenStack-based cloud infrastructure About This Book Learn how to leverage critical SDN technologies for OpenStack Networking APIs via plugins and drivers Champion the skills of achieving complete SDN with OpenStack with specific use cases and capabilities only covered in this title Discover exactly how you could implement cost-effective OpenStack SDN integration for your organization Who This Book Is For Administrators, and cloud operators who would like to implement Software Defined Networking on OpenStack clouds. Some prior experience of network infrastructure and networking concepts is assumed. What You Will Learn Understand how OVS is used for Overlay networks Get familiar with SDN Controllers with Architectural details and functionalities Create core ODL services and understand how OpenDaylight integrates with OpenStack to provide SDN capabilities Understand OpenContrail architecture and how it supports key SDN functionality such as Service Function Chaining (SFC) along with OpenStack Explore Open Network Operating System (ONOS) – a carrier grade SDN platform embraced by the biggest telecom service providers Learn about upcoming SDN technologies in OpenStack such as Dragonflow and OVN In Detail Networking is one the pillars of OpenStack and OpenStack Networking are designed to support programmability and Software-Defined Networks. OpenStack Networking has been evolving from simple APIs and functionality in Quantum to more complex capabilities in Neutron. Armed with the basic knowledge, this book will help the readers to explore popular SDN technologies, namely, OpenDaylight (ODL), OpenContrail, Open Network Operating System (ONOS) and Open Virtual Network (OVN). The first couple of chapters will provide an overview of OpenStack Networking and SDN in general. Thereafter a set of chapters are devoted to OpenDaylight (ODL), OpenContrail and their integration with OpenStack Networking. The book then introduces you to Open Network Operating System (ONOS) which is fast becoming a carrier grade SDN platform. We will conclude the book with overview of upcoming SDN projects within OpenStack namely OVN and Dragonflow. By the end of the book, the readers will be familiar with SDN technologies and know how they can be leveraged in an OpenStack based cloud. Style and approach A hands-on practical tutorial through use cases and examples for Software Defined Networking with OpenStack.

How Software Defined Networking Is Going to Change Your World Forever

The Revolution in Network Design and How It Affects You

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Author: Jim Anderson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781539310686

Category:

Page: 226

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The legacy networks that are typically in use by organizations today have an infrastructure that is typically a mix of multiple vendor solutions, platforms and protocol solutions. This makes the ultimate goal of creating an integrated network ecosystem a difficult if not impossible process for many organizations. The arrival of Software Defined Networking (SDN) is an approach to building networks using open protocols, such as OpenFlow, that allow globally aware software control to be applied at the edges of the network in order to access network switches and routers that typically would use closed and proprietary firmware. What You'll Find Inside: THE IMPORTANCE OF SDN HOW TELECOM SERVICE PROVIDERS VIEW SDN THE DEVELOPER AND THE NETWORK EXAMPLES OF NETWORKED APPLICATIONS THAT CAN ONLY BE OFFERED IN AN SDN NETWORK GOOGLE AND SDN Software Defined Networking (SDN) is not a revolutionary new technology. Instead, it is better to think of this as being a new way of organizing computer network functionality. SDN allows the network to be virtualized. That's where the real power of SDN comes from and that's what we'll be exploring in this book.

Foundations of Modern Networking

SDN, NFV, QoE, IoT, and Cloud

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Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134176022

Category: Computers

Page: 544

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Foundations of Modern Networking is a comprehensive, unified survey of modern networking technology and applications for today’s professionals, managers, and students. Dr. William Stallings offers clear and well-organized coverage of five key technologies that are transforming networks: Software-Defined Networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Quality of Experience (QoE), the Internet of Things (IoT), and cloudbased services. Dr. Stallings reviews current network ecosystems and the challenges they face–from Big Data and mobility to security and complexity. Next, he offers complete, self-contained coverage of each new set of technologies: how they work, how they are architected, and how they can be applied to solve real problems. Dr. Stallings presents a chapter-length analysis of emerging security issues in modern networks. He concludes with an up-to date discussion of networking careers, including important recent changes in roles and skill requirements. Coverage: Elements of the modern networking ecosystem: technologies, architecture, services, and applications Evolving requirements of current network environments SDN: concepts, rationale, applications, and standards across data, control, and application planes OpenFlow, OpenDaylight, and other key SDN technologies Network functions virtualization: concepts, technology, applications, and software defined infrastructure Ensuring customer Quality of Experience (QoE) with interactive video and multimedia network traffic Cloud networking: services, deployment models, architecture, and linkages to SDN and NFV IoT and fog computing in depth: key components of IoT-enabled devices, model architectures, and example implementations Securing SDN, NFV, cloud, and IoT environments Career preparation and ongoing education for tomorrow’s networking careers Key Features: Strong coverage of unifying principles and practical techniques More than a hundred figures that clarify key concepts Web support at williamstallings.com/Network/ QR codes throughout, linking to the website and other resources Keyword/acronym lists, recommended readings, and glossary Margin note definitions of key words throughout the text

SDN and NFV Security

Security Analysis of Software-Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization

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Author: Rahamatullah Khondoker

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319717618

Category: Computers

Page: 134

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This book provides security analyses of several Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) applications using Microsoft’s threat modeling framework STRIDE. Before deploying new technologies in the production environment, their security aspects must be considered. Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) are two new technologies used to increase e.g. the manageability, security and flexibility of enterprise/production/cloud IT environments. Also featuring a wealth of diagrams to help illustrate the concepts discussed, the book is ideally suited as a guide for all IT security professionals, engineers, and researchers who need IT security recommendations on deploying SDN and NFV technologies.

Network Programmability and Automation

Skills for the Next-Generation Network Engineer

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Author: Jason Edelman,Scott S. Lowe,Matt Oswalt

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491931310

Category: Computers

Page: 584

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Like sysadmins before them, network engineers are finding that they cannot do their work manually anymore. As the field faces new protocols, technologies, delivery models, and a pressing need for businesses to be more agile and flexible, network automation is becoming essential. This practical guide shows network engineers how to use a range of technologies and tools—including Linux, Python, JSON, and XML—to automate their systems through code. Network programming and automation will help you simplify tasks involved in configuring, managing, and operating network equipment, topologies, services, and connectivity. Through the course of the book, you’ll learn the basic skills and tools you need to make this critical transition. This book covers: Python programming basics: data types, conditionals, loops, functions, classes, and modules Linux fundamentals to provide the foundation you need on your network automation journey Data formats and models: JSON, XML, YAML, and YANG for networking Jinja templating and its applicability for creating network device configurations The role of application programming interfaces (APIs) in network automation Source control with Git to manage code changes during the automation process How Ansible, Salt, and StackStorm open source automation tools can be used to automate network devices Key tools and technologies required for a Continuous Integration (CI) pipeline in network operations

SDN

Software Defined Networks

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Author: Thomas D. Nadeau,Ken Gray

Publisher: O'Reilly Media

ISBN: 9781449342302

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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Explore the emerging definitions, protocols, and standards for SDN—software-defined, software-driven, programmable networks—with this comprehensive guide. Two senior network engineers show you what’s required for building networks that use software for bi-directional communication between applications and the underlying network infrastructure. This vendor-agnostic book also presents several SDN use cases, including bandwidth scheduling and manipulation, input traffic and triggered actions, as well as some interesting use cases around big data, data center overlays, and network-function virtualization. Discover how enterprises and service providers alike are pursuing SDN as it continues to evolve. Explore the current state of the OpenFlow model and centralized network control Delve into distributed and central control, including data plane generation Examine the structure and capabilities of commercial and open source controllers Survey the available technologies for network programmability Trace the modern data center from desktop-centric to highly distributed models Discover new ways to connect instances of network-function virtualization and service chaining Get detailed information on constructing and maintaining an SDN network topology Examine an idealized SDN framework for controllers, applications, and ecosystems

Learning OpenDaylight

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Author: Reza Toghraee

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782174370

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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A practical guide to building programmable networks using OpenDaylight About This Book Learn and understand how SDN controllers operate and integrate with networks; this book's step-by-step tutorials will give you a strong foundation in SDN, NVF, and OpenDayLight. Learn how to map legacy Layer 2/3 networking technologies in the SDN world Add new services and capabilities to your infrastructure and quickly adopt SDN and NFV within your organization with OpenDayLight. Integrate and manage software-defined networks efficiently in your organization. Build innovative network applications with OpenDayLight and save time and resources. Who This Book Is For This book targets network engineers, network programmers and developers, administrators, and anyone with some level of networking experience who'd like to deploy OpenDayLight effectively. Familiarity with the day-to-day operations of computer networks is expected What You Will Learn Transition from legacy networking to software-defined networking Learn how SDN controllers work and manage a network using southbound and northbound APIs Learn how to deploy the OpenDayLight SDN controller and integrate it with virtual switches Understand the basic design and operation of the OpenDaylight platform Build simple MD-SAL OpenDaylight applications Build applications on top of OpenDayLight to trigger network changes based on different events Integrate OpenStack with OpenDayLight to build a fully managed network Learn how to build a software-defined datacenter using NFV and service-chaining technologies In Detail OpenDaylight is an open source, software-defined network controller based on standard protocols. It aims to accelerate the adoption of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and create a solid foundation for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). SDN is a vast subject; many network engineers find it difficult to get started with using and operating different SDN platforms. This book will give you a practical bridge from SDN theory to the practical, real-world use of SDN in datacenters and by cloud providers. The book will help you understand the features and use cases for SDN, NFV, and OpenDaylight. NFV uses virtualization concepts and techniques to create virtual classes for node functions. Used together, SDN and NFV can elevate the standards of your network architecture; generic hardware-saving costs and the advanced and abstracted software will give you the freedom to evolve your network in the future without having to invest more in costly equipment. By the end of this book, you will have learned how to design and deploy OpenDaylight networks and integrate them with physical network switches. You will also have mastered basic network programming over the SDN fabric. Style and approach This is a step-by-step tutorial aimed at getting you up-to-speed with OpenDayLight and ready to adopt it for your SDN (Software-Defined Networking) and NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) ecosystem.

Building Modern Networks

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Author: Steven Noble

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786460424

Category: Computers

Page: 324

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Gain the edge with SDN, NFV, network virtualization, and networking on clouds About This Book Navigate through the complexities of delivering modern networking services with practical techniques and solutions Build robust software defined networks and solve real-world problems involving challenges with next generation networks Discover the best practices used by top industry professionals for network-related architecture, services, and applications and secure your networks Who This Book Is For This book is for Network Engineers and Network Administrators who are taking their first steps when deploying software-defined networks. Network Architects will also find this book useful when designing and building modern networks. What You Will Learn Understand Traditional Network Challenges to match modern applications requirements Find out all about Next Generation Networks (NGN) Explore the different APIs used to control NGN devices Understand the different software controllers available to manage NGN hardware Design a next generation network In Detail As IT infrastructures become more software-defined, networking operations tend to be more automated with falling levels of manual configuration at the hardware level. Building Modern Networks will brush up your knowledge on the modern networking concepts and help you apply them to your software-defined infrastructure. In this book you'll gain the knowledge necessary to evaluate, choose, and deploy a next generation network design. We will cover open and closed network operating systems (NOS) along with the protocols used to control them such as OpenFlow, Thrift, Opflex, and REST. You will also learn about traffic engineering and security concepts for NGNs. You will also find out how to fine-tune your network using QoS and QoE. By the end of the book, you'll be well versed in simplifying the way you design, build, operate, and troubleshoot your network. Style and Approach This practical tutorial shows you real-world solutions to design and build network services through cutting edge research.

DevOps for Networking

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Author: Steven Armstrong

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786460564

Category: Computers

Page: 364

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Boost your organization's growth by incorporating networking in the DevOps culture About This Book Implement networking fundamentals to the DevOps culture with ease, improving your organization's stability Leverage various open source tools such as Puppet and Ansible in order to automate your network This step-by-step learning guide collaborating the functions of developers and network administrators Who This Book Is For The book is aimed for Network Engineers, Developers, IT operations and System admins who are planning to incorporate Networking in DevOps culture and have no knowledge about it. What You Will Learn Learn about public and private cloud networking using AWS and OpenStack as examples Explore strategies that can be used by engineers or managers to initiate the cultural changes required to enable the automation of network functions Learn about SDN and how an API-driven approach to networking can help solve common networking problems Get the hang of configuration management tools, such as Ansible and Jenkins, that can be used to orchestrate and configure network devices Setup continuous integration, delivery, and deployment pipelines for network functions Create test environments for network changes Understand how load balancing is becoming more software defined with the emergence of microservice applications In Detail Frustrated that your company's network changes are still a manual set of activities that slow developers down? It doesn't need to be that way any longer, as this book will help your company and network teams embrace DevOps and continuous delivery approaches, enabling them to automate all network functions. This book aims to show readers network automation processes they could implement in their organizations. It will teach you the fundamentals of DevOps in networking and how to improve DevOps processes and workflows by providing automation in your network. You will be exposed to various networking strategies that are stopping your organization from scaling new projects quickly. You will see how SDN and APIs are influencing DevOps transformations, which will in turn help you improve the scalability and efficiency of your organizations networks operations. You will also find out how to leverage various configuration management tools such as Ansible, to automate your network. The book will also look at containers and the impact they are having on networking as well as looking at how automation impacts network security in a software-defined network. Style and approach This will be a comprehensive, learning guide for teaching our readers how networking can be leveraged to improve the DevOps culture for any organization.

Network Function Virtualization

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Author: Ken Gray,Thomas D. Nadeau

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0128023430

Category: Computers

Page: 270

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Network Function Virtualization provides an architectural, vendor-neutral level overview of the issues surrounding the large levels of data storage and transmission requirements needed for today's companies, also enumerating the benefits of NFV for the enterprise. Drawing upon years of practical experience, and using numerous examples and an easy-to-understand framework, authors Tom Nadeau and Ken Gary discuss the relevancy of NFV and how it can be effectively used to create and deploy new services. Readers will learn how to determine if network function virtualization is right for their enterprise network, be able to use hands-on, step-by-step guides to design, deploy, and manage NFV in an enterprise, and learn how to evaluate all relevant NFV standards, including ETSI, IETF, Openstack, and Open Daylight. Provides a comprehensive overview of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Discusses how to determine if network function virtualization is right for an enterprise network Presents an ideal reference for those interested in NFV Network Service Chaining, NSC network address translation (NAT), firewalling, intrusion detection, domain name service (DNS), caching, and software defined networks Includes hands-on, step-by-step guides for designing, deploying, and managing NFV in the enterprise Explains, and contrasts, all relevant NFV standards, including ETSI, IETF, Openstack, and Open Daylight

MPLS in the SDN Era

Interoperable Scenarios to Make Networks Scale to New Services

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Author: Antonio Sanchez Monge,Krzysztof Grzegorz Szarkowicz

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491905417

Category: Computers

Page: 920

View: 8946

How can you make multivendor services work smoothly on today’s complex networks? This practical book shows you how to deploy a large portfolio of multivendor Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) services on networks, down to the configuration level. You’ll learn where Juniper Network's Junos, Cisco's IOS XR, and OpenContrail, interoperate and where they don’t. Two network and cloud professionals from Juniper describe how MPLS technologies and applications have rapidly evolved through services and architectures such as Ethernet VPNs, Network Function Virtualization, Seamless MPLS, Egress Protection, External Path Computation, and more. This book contains no vendor bias or corporate messages, just solid information on how to get a multivendor network to function optimally. Topics include: Introduction to MPLS and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) The four MPLS Builders (LDP, RSVP-TE, IGP SPRING, and BGP) Layer 3 unicast and multicast MPLS services, Layer 2 VPN, VPLS, and Ethernet VPN Inter-domain MPLS Services Underlay and overlay architectures: data centers, NVO, and NFV Centralized Traffic Engineering and TE bandwidth reservations Scaling MPLS transport and services Transit fast restoration based on the IGP and RSVP-TE FIB optimization and egress service for fast restoration