There are a range of OpenDaylight tutorials, webinars, technical articles, whitepapers and other learning resources available throughout the web. Here we aim to capture some of the most compelling resources to help you further your learning.

If there’s something you’d like to know more about, or if you know of a good learning resource that is not listed, please let us know by emailing us at marketing@opendaylight.org. We will expand this library over time with more user-submitted content.

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Tutorial Title Description Date Target Audience
The Road to Open OpenDaylight director Neela Jacques presents on the benefits of open source with an overview of key points users should consider when evaluating an open source offering. From Open Networking Summit 2015 6/17/2015 General Audience
Deploying OpenDaylight Overview with examples of different methods available for installing and deploying OpenDaylight including manual installation and several devops tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Vagrant, Docker, Packer and more. Presentation from Open Networking Summit held in Santa Clara, CA in June 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT
Enabling Intercloud and IoT using Unified Secure Channel Overview of the Unified Secure Channel project in OpenDaylight with several use case examples. Presentation from Open Networking Summit held in Santa Clara, CA in June 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT, Beginner, Intermediate
Intent Based API for SDN control Overview of the Network Intent Composition projec in OpenDaylight and the intent-based API. Presentation from Open Networking Summit held in Santa Clara, CA in June 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT, Intermediate, Advanced
The Future and Focus of OpenDaylight Panel discussion with key OpenDaylight developers on the projects future focus. From Open Networking Summit 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT, Beginner
OpenDaylight State of Development OpenDaylight Director of Network Solutions provides an update on the current state of development for the platform. From Open Networking Summit 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT, Beginner
NFV and Its Needs from SDN OPNFV TSC Chair Chris Price provides a presentation on the needs and benefits that SDN can provide for NFV, with a special focus on OpenDaylight and OPNFV integration. 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT, Beginner
OpenDaylight: In-Depth Performance Analysis Inocybe’s Mathieu Lemay shares detailed insights from OpenDaylight benchmark testing in this informative presentation. From Open Networking Summit 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT
Getting ODL-based controllers Ready for High Scale Deployments Getting ODL-based controllers Ready for High Scale Deployments, with special focus on testing scalable ODL designs with Spirent TestCenter. From Open Networking Summit 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT
OPNFV Code: Arno Release and Beyond OPNFV TSC Chair provides a technical overview of the OPNFV Arno release. From Open Networking Summit 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT
OpenDaylight Clustering OpenDaylight TSC Chair Colin Dixon provides a technical overview of how controller clustering works in OpenDaylight including new capabilities in  Lithium. From Open Networking Summit 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT, Intermediate, Advanced
OpenDaylight: Towards a Model-Driven SDN Controller Architecture Cisco Distinguished Engineer Jan Medved provides an overview of the key benefits of a model-driven approach to SDN controller architectures. From Open Networking Summit 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT, Intermediate, Advanced
Introduction to the Boulder Project Technical overview presentation on the Open Networking Foundation’s Boulder Project in which OpenDaylight is participating. THe Boulder project is an effort to standardize Network Intent API’s. From Open Networking Foundation 2015 6/15/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT, Beginner
Anchoring Access Communication Services In POP Datacenters using Federated SDN OpenSource Anchoring Access Communication Services In POP Datacenters using Federated SDN OpenSource by HP ConteXtream

 

6/15/2015 Telecom Service Provider
SDN in the Enterprise Campus Extreme Networks Principal Solutions Architect Bithika Khargharia presents on the role of SDN enterprise networks and shares details and customer stories from Extreme’s OpenDaylight based SDN controller. 6/15/2015 General Audience, Enterprise IT
Openstack and OpenDaylight Overview presentation on OpenStack Neutron integration with OpenDaylight at OpenStack Summit Vancouver 2015 5/18/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT
Open Source SDN and NFV for a Network-Enabled Cloud OpenDaylight Executive Director Neela Jacques delivers an insightful presentation on Open Source SDN and NFV for a Network-Enabled Cloud. From NFV World Congress 2015 5/8/2015 General Audience
OPNFV: Project Overview and Vision OPNFV Director Heather Kirksey delivers an insightful presentation on OPNFV: Project Overview and Vision. From NFV World Congress 2015 5/8/2015 General Audience
Why Open Source is critical to the Success of NFV Red Hats Chris Wright delivers an insightful presentation on why Open Source is critical to the success of NFV, including specific examples with OpenDaylight. From NFV World Congress, May 2015 5/6/2015 General Audience, Telecom Service Provider, NFV
How SDN Enables NFV ONF Market Area Director Marc Cohn delivers an insightful presentation on How SDN enables NFV. From NFV World Congress 2015 5/6/2015 General Audience
SDN+NFV Next Steps in the Journey AT&T Distinguished Network Architect Margaret Chiosi shares a technical overview of AT&T’s learning experiences and plans with SDN & NFV. From NFV World Congress, May 2015 5/6/2015 General Audience
ODL-SFC feature development insights: Application/L7 Aware SFC Qosmos Sr. Software Engineer Franck Baudin delivers an insightful presentation on ODL-SFC feature development insights: Application/L7 Aware SFC. From the OpenDaylight Mini-Summit at NFV World Congress, May 2015 5/6/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT
Services Function Chaining in NFV environments Cisco Engineering Director Reinaldo Penno delivers an insightful presentation on Services Function Chaining in NFV environments. From the OpenDaylight Mini-Summit at NFV World Congress 2015 5/6/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider, Enterprise IT
Branch offices and centralized network management CableLabs Lead Architect Randy Levensalor delivers an insightful presentation on Branch offices and centralized network management. From the OpenDaylight Mini-Summit at NFV World Congress 2015 5/6/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider
Leveraging the power of OpenDaylight and OpenStack for comprehensive and cost-effective Cyber Defense Networks Radware VP Mike O’Malley delivers an insightful presentation on Leveraging the power of OpenDaylight and OpenStack for comprehensive and cost-effective Cyber Defense Networks. From the OpenDaylight Mini-Summit at NFV World Congress 2015 5/6/2015 General Audience – Technical
Adding NFV/SDN to the Legacy Network: Challenges and the Opportunity for Tech Innovation Comcast Sr. Principal Engineer Chris Look delivers an insightful presentation on Adding NFV/SDN to the Legacy Network: Challenges and the Opportunity for Tech Innovation. From NFV World Congress, May 2015 5/5/2015 Developer, Engineer/Technician, Telecom Service Provider, Cloud (XaaS/Web 2.0/ASP) Service Provider
OpenDaylight Application Developer’s tutorial – SDN Hub This tutorial is intended for developers new to SDN application development with OpenDaylight. Sections include Fundamentals for OpenDaylight programming, Introduction to OpenDaylight architecture,  Basic steps to writing an OpenDayLight Application, Sample applications debugging & more. 5/1/2015 Developer, Beginner