[Openstack] UTS Capstone on SDN using OpenStack

david butler dbutler898 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 05:04:14 UTC 2014

Hi Tom,

You are spot on UTS being uts.edu.au and I do have access to that cloud.

I would not have had the slightest clue about this without your help. Thanks!

I will now have to convince them to allocate me more space :)

And you are correct again with my research I have watched quite a few
youtube clips now and will be focusing on Neutron.

Thanks again,
David Butler

On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Tom Fifield <tom at openstack.org> wrote:
> Hi David,
> Assuming UTS = uts.edu.au, you might already have access to an OpenStack
> Cloud that was paid for by the Australian Government :)
> Try and login to the NeCTAR Research Cloud at
> https://dashboard.rc.nectar.org.au/ using yout UTS credentials.
> Getting started guide is here:
> http://support.rc.nectar.org.au/docs/getting-started
> Regarding the actual SDN research, I would suggest you look into the
> project we call 'Neutron'. Jump on Youtube
> (https://www.youtube.com/user/OpenStackFoundation) or
> http://www.slideshare.net/ to find a decent introduction.
> Regards,
> Tom
> On 20/08/14 11:48, david butler wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> Firstly my apologies if I am using this list inappropriately however I
>> believe it will be the best method for me to contact people within the
>> OpenStack space.
>> I am a 5th year Engineering ICT-Telecommunications student at UTS
>> about to begin my Capstone (Thesis/Major project) to complete my
>> degree.
>> I am looking into developing an SDN environment then going through and
>> testing various architectures and technologies utilizing SDN. From
>> here I will then conceptualize and potentially create future
>> applications using SDN.
>> At current I am talking with the university around acquiring a lab for
>> this project and thought that possibly OpenStack will have an
>> environment that I could potentially use to undertake this project?
>> If anyone is aware if this is true or not and or knows of other test
>> environments that I could potentially use that would be appreciated.
>> Regards,
>> David Butler
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