The current technologies of data centre networks don’t address the fundamental scaling issues. You can’t scale to hundreds of independent switches, we need to have less control planes for more coherent functions. Here is my take on next wave of networking in the data centre beyond DCB and TRILL.
It was planned to have a discussion around L2 Data Centre connection the VMworld in Copenhagen but Scott and I could not meetup. So we recorded this podcast to start talking about some of the issues, technology and solutions. I’m not sure that we have all the technology or knowledge in place, so keep watching [...]
VMware heavily promotes it’s vSwitch for use to connect VMs together. Which is OK but it you should NOT PLAN to use vSwitch. Here is why I think
In this sponsored Runt Packet we talk to Bob Napaa from Virtensys about their Virtual I/O solution for servers. What’s especially different is that their solution doesn’t use networking…..tune in for mroe details.
A quick look at the different types of QoS available in the different switch technologies available for vSphere.
Apparently VMware vCloud product supports the use of “isolated networks”. What I just found out is that Isolated Networks are MAC-in-MAC encapsulated Ethernet. Oh my.