This course on Scalable Network Infrastructure is part of the AfNOG 2011 Workshop on Network Technology, held in conjunction with the AfNOG meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in May/June 2011.
We use hands-on training in a well-equipped classroom over a five-day period to teach skills required for the configuration and operation of large scale networks connected to the Internet.
The topics covered include: Basic routing; IS-IS routing; BGP routing; Management of router configuration; NOC (Network Operations Centre); Exchange points between networks; Security.
Who should attend: Technical staff who are now operating a wide area TCP/IP network, likely with international and/or multi-provider connectivity. Those who will be involved in the establishment and/or operation of a basic national network infrastructure in the country.
Prerequisites: Experience using TCP/IP-based networking technologies.
Each participant receives a copy of the following books and electronic media, kindly sponsored by
|FreeBSD-8.2 CD-ROMs, published by The FreeBSD Project, 2011.|
|The Internet Protocol Journal, published by Cisco. ISSN 1944-1134.|
|Cisco Routers for the Desperate, Second Edition, by Michael W. Lucas, published by No Starch Press, 2009. ISBN 978-1-59327-193-0.|
|IPv6 Essentials, Second Edition, ISBN 978-0-596-00125-4.|
|Network Warrior, Second Edition, ISBN: 978-1-4493-8786-0.|