Software Defined Networking

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Software Defined Networking
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10З034
  3.    Study program TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/7   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Borislav Popovski
  9.    Course Prerequisites Taken course: Mobile services with Android programming

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  The student will gain in-depth knowledge about the development and implementation of software-defined networks (SDN) and network functions virtualization  (NFV). The student will be introduced to the opportunities provided by the SDN and NFV through projects related to programmable network applications.

11.    Course Syllabus: History and evolution of SDN and NFV. Centralized control. Programmable network. Network virtualization. Evolution of the control plane. Separation of the control and data plane (Capabilities. Challenges). Applications of network virtualization. Work in Mininet. Mininet Python API. SDN controllers. Protocols, Northbound & Southbaund API. OpenFlow. Examples (local and Backbone networks eg Google).

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises, independent work, work on project tasks and preparation of seminar work.
13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 30
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 45
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 10
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 30
17.3. Activity and participation 0
17.4. Final exam 60
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Regular attendance at classes and classroom exercises and laboratory exercises
20.    Forms of assessment One partial exam during the semester with a duration of 120 minutes or one full exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes. Independent project work by each student
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and surveys.
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Fei Hu Network Innovation through OpenFlow and SDN, Principles and Design CRC Press 2014
3 T. D. Nadeau and K. Gray SDN: Software Defined Networks O’Reilly 2013