OpenDaylight Cookbook

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  • 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.

  • 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
Page Count 336
Course Length 10 hours 4 minutes
ISBN 9781786462305
Date Of Publication 28 Jun 2017


Mathieu Lemay

Mathieu Lemay is the CEO of Inocybe Technologies, a company founded in 2005, a SDN pioneer specializing in real-world OpenDaylight-based deployment solutions, training, and services, and the 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 first commodity internet.

He earned a master's degree in electrical engineering with a focus on wireless and optical telecommunications. Inocybe Technologies has been a member of OpenDaylight since June 2013, and Mathieu is currently a committer to the docs and reservation projects. After nine years of being CEO, Mathieu has acquired intensive knowledge of business administration.

Alexis de Talhouet

Alexis de Talhouët has always been interested in the way information is transmitted through a network. His background in computer science and networking combined with an interest in new technology naturally guided him to the SDN field.

Jamie Goodyear

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.

Jamie 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 print publication was co-authoring Packt Publishing's Instant OSGi Starter, followed by co-authoring Packt Publishing's Learning Apache Karaf, and Packt Publishing's Apache Karaf Cookbook.

Currently, he divides his time between providing high-level reviews of architectures, mentoring developers and administrators with SOA deployments, and helping grow the OpenDaylight and Apache communities.

Rashmi Pujar

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.

Mohamed El-Serngawy

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.

Yrineu Rodrigues

Yrineu Rodrigues has three years of experience in software-defined networking, with a solid background in algorithms and programming languages. Yrineu works for Instituto Atlantico on SDN projects and is a project leader/committer on the OpenDaylight project (Network Intent Composition - NIC).