Python in the SDN World
The talk begins with brief overview of SDN/NFV and enlists various python-based opensource projects in the domain of SDN/NFV. In order to encourage python programmers to contribute in such opensource projects, the talk focuses on the following two (1) Writing SDN applications in Python and (2) Using Openstack Python APIs - Celiometer and Neutron.
- Some knowledge about Networking.
- Some knowledge about cloud/datacenters.
- Some knowledge about virtualization.
I received my Ph.D degree in computer science from National University of Singapore, in 2007, M.Tech. degree in computer science from KREC, Suratkal, India, in 2000, and B.E. degree in instrumentation and electronics from SIT, Tumkur, Bangalore University, India, in August 1997. I have worked as Senior Architect and Associate General Manager at NEC Technologies, India, Research-lead at SRM Research Institute, India, Post-doctoral fellow at Microsoft Innovation Center, Politecnico Di Torino, Turin, Italy, and as a research fellow at Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) Singapore. I have worked on various development and deployment projects involving ZigBee, WiFi and WiMax. I’m currently working as Solutions Architect at Spirent Communications, India. Since early 2010, I’m working in the domain of SDN, specifically with NEC.