ETSI NFV Architecture – 3 Days

Intended Audience:: IT and Telco Engineers interested in details of NFV and ETSI standards
Delivery Method: (live) slides and Whiteboard, complete material handed out by trainer
Prerequisites: General IT-knowledge

Cloud

  • What is Cloud?

  • Cloud Characteristics

  • Cloud Services:

    • IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

  • Deployment Models

  • Cloud Components:

    • Compute, Storage, Network

  • Building up a DC (Datacenter) based on COTS

  • Tier1 and Tier 2 DCs

  • Data replication and redundancy

Virtualization

  • Hypervisor Virtualization – VM

    • KVM, NSXi​

  • Container Virtualization – LXC/LXD

    • Docker

    • Kubernetes

    • Openshift

  • OS Virtualization

  • Redundancy

  • Replication

  • Scaling

  • Live migration

  • Acceleration Technologies

    • SRIOV​

    • DPDK

NFV Architecture

  • ETSI NFV Releases: Release 2, 3, 4 and the overall description of each release

  • ETSI documentation: IFA, SOL, EVE, TST, etc

  • Requirements, information models, data models and interface protocols

  • Architectural framework: NFVI, VNF, VNFM, VIM, NFVO, OSS/BSS, …

  • Management of virtualized resources

  • Terminology: NS, PNF, VNF, VL, CP, VNFFG, etc

  • Hardware Environment for NFV, (HWENV)

  • Hardware independent acceleration (ACCEL)

  • Policy management framework (POLICY)

  • Application and Service Management (APPSM)

  • Hypervisor based virtualization (HYPER)

  • License management (LIC)

  • NFV Architecture PaaS (NFVPAAS)

  • Cloud-Native VNF (VNFCLOUD)

  • Network Slicing in NFV (NFVSLICE)

MANO - Management and Orchestration

  • LCM - Lifecycle Control

  • Instantiation

  • Scaling

  • Fault Management

  • Performance Management

  • Descriptors: NSD, VNFD, VLD, etc

  • OSM – Open Source MANO

    • Demo, all-in-one​