Software Defined Networking and Cloud Computing
This free online course on Alison takes you through the basics of cloud computing and software-defined networking.
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This course begins by explaining the fundamentals of an important technology known as Software-Defined Networking (SDN). You will learn about some of the basic concepts that surround Software-Defined Networking and the controller placement problem in Software-Defined Networking. You will be introduced to APIs in Software-Defined Networking, different architectures as well as some control mechanisms.
The course then explains the motivation behind cloud computing, particularly from the use of cloud computing in the Internet of Things. You will learn about some basic models of cloud and the recent trends in cloud computing. You will be able to explain service models in cloud computing and compare the three service models. You will be introduced to Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and some of its essential characteristics.
This course then explains the basics of an open-source platform for cloud known as OpenStack as well as its components. You will learn about the step-by-step installation instructions of OpenStack. You will be able to explain the importance of sensor cloud technology in the development of IoT environments. You will also be introduced to virtualization concept and lastly, you will take a short recap of Wireless Sensor Networks.Start Course Now
Software-Defined Networking & Cloud Computing
Software-Defined Networking & Cloud Computing - Learning Outcomes
Software-Defined IoT Networking
Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing Service Models
Service Management and Security in Cloud Computing
Software-Defined Networking & Cloud Computing - Lesson Summary
Introduction to Sensor Cloud
Introduction to Sensor Cloud - Learning Outcomes
Cloud Computing - Practical
Issues of Sensor Cloud
Introduction to Sensor Cloud - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to;
- Discuss the fundamentals of software-defined networking, origin and some of its basic concepts
- Analyze how software-defined networking can be used in the context of internet of things
- Explain the evolution of cloud computing
- Discuss the concept of Openstack and list the functions of its components
- Analyze the installation process of OpenStack
- List the advantages of sensor cloud technology over regular sensor networks
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