Over 90 recipes to gain the critical skills needed to deploy and manage OpenDaylight-based solutions
About This Book
* This book will help you to build intelligent SDN networks that save your company time, money, and resources
* From eminent authors, learn to address real-world challenges and troubleshoot day-to-day scalability and performance problems faced in OpenDayLight deployments
* This is the only book that offers you quick fixes to create your own branded OpenDaylight
Who This Book Is For
This book is for experienced network administrators and IT professionals who are using or deploying SDN/OpenDaylight and are looking to gain expertise in building SDN solutions for organizations.
What You Will Learn
* Grasp the fundamentals of OpenDaylight
* Customize, authenticate, & authorize in OpenDaylight
* Analyse network access control and policy
* Manage datacenter optimization
* Integrate OpenDaylight with third-party frameworks
* Deploy, configure, and tune OpenDaylight-based solutions
OpenDaylight is an open source platform to program and build Software-Defined Networks (SDN). Its aim is to accelerate the adoption of SDN and NFV. With above 90 practical recipes, this book will help you to solve day-to-day problems and maintenance tasks surrounding OpenDaylight's implementation.
This book starts with the OpenDaylight fundamentals. In this book, you will gain a sound understanding of the methods and techniques when deploying OpenDaylight in production environment. Later on, you will learn to create a Service Chain using SFC. This book will address common problems and day-to-day maintenance tasks with OpenDaylight.
We'll also will teach you how to interact with OpenDaylight APIs and use the necessary tools to simulate networks. You will also explore how to create your own branded OpenDaylight along with authorising and authenticating users using OpenDaylight Identity Manager.
By the end of this book, you will have the necessary skills to operate an OpenDaylight SDN environment.
Style and approach
With a diverse range of topics, this will be a guide which will help the readers gain the necessary skills needed to deploy and operate OpenDaylight in your organisation through practical recipes.
Mathieu Lemay is CEO of Inocybe Technologies, a company funded in 2005, a SDN pioneer and now specializing in real-world OpenDaylight-based deployment solutions, training, and services and CTO of Civimetrix Telecom a company deploying Open Access Networks. Mathieu has more than 20 years of experience in information technology. At the age of 10, he was programming C++, ADA and x86 ASM and then got involved in networking from the early Bulletin Board Systems to the first commodity Internet. He earned a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Wireless and Optical Telecommunications. Inocybe Technologies is a member of OpenDaylight since June 2013 and Mathieu is currently a committer to the Docs and Reservation projects. After 9 years at being CEO, Mathieu has acquired intensive knowledge business administration. You can reach him by going on one of these sites: http://www.inocybe.com/company/ http://www.inocybe.com/services/training/ http://www.inocybe.com/event/opendaylight-summit-2016/ Alexis de Talhouet has always been interested in the way information is transmitted through the network. His background in computer science and networking combined with the interest in new technology naturally guided him to the SDN field. You can find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/adetalhouet. Jamie Goodyear is an open source advocate, Apache developer, and computer systems analyst with Savoir Technologies; he has designed, critiqued, and supported architectures for large organizations worldwide. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Jamie has worked in systems administration, software quality assurance, and senior software developer roles for businesses ranging from small start-ups to international corporations. He has attained committer status on Apache Karaf, ServiceMix, and Felix, and is a Project Management Committee member on Apache Karaf. His first printed publication was co-authoring Instant OSGi Starter, Packt Publishing, with Johan Edstrom followed by Learning Apache Karaf, Packt Publishing, with Johan Edstrom and Heath Kesler. Currently, he divides his time between providing high-level reviews of architectures, mentoring developers and administrators with SOA deployments, and helping the Apache community grow. You can find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamie-goodyear-9000421b. Rashmi Pujar is interested in new technology trends that are shaping today's networks. With a background in networking and telecommunications, she finds ample opportunities at Inocybe to engage her interests. You can find her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/rashmi-pujar-04738617. Mohamed El-Serngawy has experience in virtualization platforms and security, and his curiosity about SDN and cloud computing led him to join Inocybe. He is also interested in software vulnerabilities and playing soccer. You can find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mohamed-el-serngawy-46637510.