AfNOG 2011 Workshop on Network Technology

Track SI-E

Scalable Network Infrastructure

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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.

Course Documents




Each participant receives a copy of the following books and electronic media, kindly sponsored by

[Picture of CD-ROM box] FreeBSD-8.2 CD-ROMs, published by The FreeBSD Project, 2011.
[Picture of journal cover] The Internet Protocol Journal, published by Cisco. ISSN 1944-1134.
[Picture of book cover] Cisco Routers for the Desperate, Second Edition, by Michael W. Lucas, published by No Starch Press, 2009. ISBN 978-1-59327-193-0.
[Picture of book cover] IPv6 Essentials, Second Edition, ISBN 978-0-596-00125-4.
[Picture of book cover] Network Warrior, Second Edition, ISBN: 978-1-4493-8786-0.

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