NEBP473: Internet Architecture
|Description:||This course covers the major networking solutions that are currently used in support of the global Internet. The course includes the following topics: xDSL, Cable Modem and EPON/GPON for Internet access technologies; the Internet routing architecture, including Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), buffer control, QoS and traffic aggregation; architecture, design and implementation of large ISP networks; topology selection criteria, capacity planning, network configuration and traffic engineering.|
|Text Book: ||Internet Routing Architecture, Sam Halabi, Cisco Press/Person Educations. 2011.
|Coordinator: ||Liren Zhang|
|Topics Outline: |
- Broadband Access:
xDSL & GPON
- Scalable OSPF
- BGP fundamentals & configurations
- OSPF-BGP hands-on & case study
- ISP network architecture and topology selection
- Controlling large-scale ISP networks
- Large scale Internet policy based configuration
- Route stability on the Internet and configuration
- Understand the characteristics of updated broadband Internet access technology, including xDSL/cable modem for dedicated Internet access and EPON/GPON of optical fiber direct to home.
- Demonstrate the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) configuration.
- Implement ISP networks, including architecture and topology selection criteria, network capacity planning and effective Internet routing policy.
- Implement the different mechanisms for Large-scale ISP network control using route reflector, confederation, cache invalidation and BGP stability features.
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|Pre-requisite||ITBP310: Net. Protocols and Software|