South Asian Network Operators Group
A non-profit forum for Data Network Operators in South Asia



25 Jan - 01 Feb, 2016

Venue : Hotel Yak & Yeti


Virtualisation & Cloud Computing

Workshop Details

Workshop Agenda and Downloads

Date : 28th January - 1st February, 2016

Time : 09:00 - 18:00 Local Time

Venue : Hotel Yak & Yeti


Brian Candler (NSRC)

GZ Kabir (BDCOM)

Murtaza Makati (Cyber Internet Pakistan)

Vicky Pandey (AccessWorld)

Target audience

Engineers who desire or require an indepth knowledge of building and maintaining virtualised environments.


# Medium to good knowledge of the UNIX/Linux command line environment is an absolute requirement

# Basic understanding of L2/L3 technologies TCP/IP networking and VLANs

# Required to bring own laptops - (Windows/Linux/OSX) with wireless, 1GB+ RAM, and 5GB+ free disk space

Class size

The workshop can accommodate up to 30 participants

Workshop topics

* Welcome, Introduction

* Virtualization overview

* Desktop Virtualization (VirtualBox)

* KVM and libvirt

* lvm and scripted install

* Migration and shared storage

* Ganeti

* Instance creation using ISO images

* Live migration

* Instance creation using VMDK images

* Ganeti settings

* Automated Instance creation

* Networks and VLANs

* Failure handling

* Cloud computing


This workshop will provide an overview of virtualization technology with a series of hands-on practical exercises, so that at the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

* Explain concepts of Virtualization as it relates to modern computer systems

* Explain and demonstrate Desktop Virtualization using VirtualBox

* Explain and demonstrate System Virtualization using KVM and libvirt

* Explain and demonstrate Migration and shared storage

* Explain and configure a Linux system to use Ganeti

* Demonstrate how to create an instance using ISO images

* Demonstrate live migration with Ganeti instances

* Demonstrate how to create an instance using VMDK images

* Explain and configure various Ganeti advanced settings

* Demonstrate how to create automated Ganeti instances using synnefo

* Explain and configure virtualisation networks and VLANs to provide networks to customer VMs

* Explain and demonstrate techniques for dealing with Ganeti failure handling

* Explain some basic concepts relating to Cloud computing