ngNOG Workshop Tracks

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SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

Features the installation and administration of FreeBSD Unix and Ubuntu Linux operating systems as platforms from delivery of Internet services . Also covers the basic concepts to make newbies more comfortable in the Unix/Linux environment.

INTERNET SERVICES

Focused on the design and operation of inhouse Email, DNS, Web, and other Internet services in ways that can scale to handle large numbers of end users. It also emphasizes ancillary services like network monitoring and authentication which should be in place for more reliable Internet services to end users.

INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE

Focused on the design and operation of networks using routers and switches in ways that can scale to handle large numbers of interconnected sites. Using live equipment as well as simulators, it covers different technologies, protocols and scenarios from the Nigerian environment.

HOSTING & DOMAIN NAME BUSINESS

Focus is on helping participants understand the business side of Internet services, common tools for managing and supporting web hosting and domain name businesses as well as the roles of global Internet coordinating bodies. It pays particular attention to the domain name system, how to acquire and resell as well as an introduction to Google Tools for business.

IT STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT

Focused on Strategic Planning and Management of ICT units and departments that provide services to network clients and users. Serves as a platform for Senior Management of large organizations to share strategies and provide input to national policy..

CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT

Focused on the deployment and management of software and platforms that make it possible to easily develop and aggregage web content. Also includes some web programming primers for participants without a programming background. .

APPROPRIATE POWER TECHNOLOGY

focused on Energy Planning, backups, and alternative power technologies for networks in energy-challenged environments.

The Nigerian Network Operators' Group (ngNOG) workshops

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30th October – 05th November, 2016 – Abuja, Nigeria

This workshop is a domestication of the AfNOG workshops held annually from 2000 in different African countries, and also the Internet Society's INET workshops, held annually from 1993 to 2000 at eight locations around the world. The workshop's instructors are a team of highly skilled individuals with many years of experience operating medium to large networks both in the academic and private sector and teaching about network operations.

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