Software Defined Network: Definition & Purpose


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Pick the phrase that best describes Software Defined Networking (SDN)

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1. What are the 3 layers that make up SDN?

2. Pick the phrase that best describes OpenFlow.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How much do you know about a Software Defined Network (SDN)? Find out with help from this fun quiz and worksheet! By answering multiple-choice questions, you can test your knowledge of SDN and its three layers, NFV, OpenFlow and ''flow'' in SDN.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can gauge your comprehension of the following:

  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Three layers that make up SDN
  • Definition and purpose of OpenFlow
  • ''Flow'' in SDN
  • Definition of NFV

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms like OpenFlow and NFV
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding SDN's three layers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the meaning and/or function of Software Defined Networking

Additional Learning

To deepen your knowledge of concepts covered in this quiz and worksheet, be sure to study the lesson called Software Defined Network: Definition & Purpose. In no time, you will have a greater understanding of the following:

  • How a cloud computing environment impacts the dynamics of network traffic
  • Difference between a group table and metric table
  • Types of orchestration platforms