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OPNFV Fundamentals (LFS264)

Learn about the fundamentals of the Linux Foundation OPNFV project and how it can help accelerate your Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) transformation from fixed-function, proprietary devices to flexible, software-driven environments.

Who Is It For

This course is for technical staff at organizations embarking on an NFV transformation journey who believe open source software will play a critical role in this journey and are unclear how to integrate and test large, complex open source projects for their NFV use cases. It is also useful for vendors who wish to determine how to position or sell their products into the NFV ecosystem including verification testing.
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What You’ll Learn

Starting with an overview of NFV and OPNFV, this course then delves into the challenges OPNFV solves, then provides an overview of the feature, integration, and testing OPNFV projects, industry use cases and benefits. In addition to the theoretical learning, the course includes lab exercises that you can run on the Microsoft Azure Platform. These lab exercises revolve around deployment and testing, for a deeper learning of each of OPNFV’s key areas.
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What It Prepares You For

This course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding and basic hands-on knowledge of the OPNFV project and a guide for navigating, participating, and benefiting from the OPNFV community.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Course Introduction
Chapter 2. NFV Basics and OPNFV Introduction
Chapter 3. Upstream Projects Integration
Chapter 4. Feature Projects
Chapter 5. Integration Projects
Chapter 6. Testing Projects
Chapter 7. OPNFV Use Cases
Chapter 8. Lab Exercises

Lab Info
Lab exercises for this course will be conducted on your own Microsoft Azure account. Detailed instructions to set up your lab environment, including all the necessary images, are provided in the course. You should be able to complete the lab exercises using the free tier or credits provided to you. However, you may incur charges if you exceed the credits initially allocated by the cloud provider, or if the cloud provider’s terms and conditions change.