Open vSwitch is a production quality, multilayer virtual switch licensed under the open source Apache 2.0 license. It is designed to enable massive network automation through programmatic extension, while still supporting standard management interfaces and protocols (e.g. NetFlow, sFlow, IPFIX, RSPAN, CLI, LACP, 802.1ag). In addition, it is designed to support distribution across multiple physical servers similar to VMware’s vNetwork distributed vswitch or Cisco’s Nexus 1000V.
Last week (on April 21st) a new version of Ubuntu Linux OS was released. This time was not regarding another ‘six-months-period’ regular release, but a new long-term-support (LTS) version, with 5 years of support. A special version that only appears every 2 years. Continue reading “Ubuntu 16.04 LTS available”
On this post I’ll try to explain, as easy-to-understand as possible, the steps I followed to install OpenDaylight Beryllium (ODL-Be) and then linking it to a very small network, only to see how all this stuff goes. A really simple example, though explaining key things. Continue reading “OpenDaylight: Installing Beryllium”
A new main release of the OpenDaylight (ODL) SDN controller —the 4th up to date— named Beryllium, was officially announced yesterday.
Continue reading “OpenDaylight: Beryllium released”