Open vSwitch: An Overview

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.

Open vSwitch: An Overview

OpenDaylight: Installing Beryllium

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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”

OpenDaylight: Installing Beryllium