An in-depth up-to-date survey and tutorial on Software Defined Networking, Network Functions Virtualization, Quality of Experience, Internet of Things, and Cloud Computing and Networking. Examines standards, technologies, and deployment issues. Also treats security and career topics. Here is the Table of Contents. The Pearson Site for this book includes PPT slides and a testbank for instructors.
Computer Science Student Resource Site: Help and advice for students and professionals.
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Part Two - SDN
Software-Defined Networking Research Group (SDNRG): A research group within the Internet Research Task Force of the Internet Society. Site includes link to mailing list, presentations on SDN topics, and directions for future R&D.
IEEE SDN Web site: This site contains a wealth of information, including educational material such as webinars and tutorials, documents, links, SDN-related IEEE standards, and an SDN community.
Search SDN: Great way to keep up with SDN news and technical developments.
OpenFlow: OpenFlow page at Open Networking Foundation. Includes white papers and conformance certification information.
OpenDaylight: Web site for OpenDaylight SDN software platform. Contains documents, use cases, and open source software.
OnLab: Web site for Open Network Operating System (ONOS). Contains, documents, tools, and open source software.
Part Three - NFV
Network Functions Virtualization: NFV page at ETSI. Contains draft and final specifications, a blog, and NFV news.
Open Platform for NFV: An open source project focused on accelerating the evolution of NFV. Includes software and other resources.
NFV Research Group (NFVRG): A research group within the Internet Research Task Force of the Internet Society. Site includes link to mailing list, presentations on NFV topics, and directions for future R&D.
Part Four - QoS/QoE
IP Performance Metrics (ippm): Chartered by IETF to develop a set of standard metrics that can be applied to the quality, performance, and reliability of Internet data delivery services.The web site includes all relevant RFCs and Internet drafts.
Video Quality Experts Group: Bring stogether experts in subjective video quality assessment and objective quality measurement. The web site includes useful tools, datasets, and tutorials.
Part Five - Cloud and IoT
Open Data Center Alliance: Consortium of leading IT organizations developing interoperable solutions and services for cloud computing. Many useful documents.
OpenStack: Open source software for creating private and public clouds.
NIST Cloud Computing Program: Useful information, links, and documents.
Cloud Taxonomy: Provides information on available cloud computing services.
IERC-European Research Cluster on the Internet of Things: Many useful documents, plus newsletters and links.
Internet of Things World Forum: A number of useful documents and videos.
IoTivity: Open source software for IoT.