Collection of useful, relevant or just fun places on the Internets for 31st July 2013 and a bit commentary about what I’ve found interesting about them: Ethernet Is the Right Way to Network Microserver Clusters – Thought provoking article from intel that discusses using Ethernet on microserver motherboard as a way of connecting servers. […]
Archives for July 2013
Collection of useful, relevant or just fun places on the Internets for 25th July 2013 and a bit commentary about what I’ve found interesting about them: vSAN vs. ScaleIO fight! – Virtual Geek – This suggests that EMC deliberately designs products which overlap apparently because they don’t know what customers want: “Yes, we have […]
I was commissioned by GigaOmPro to write a report on “SDN Challenges in Large Scale Deployments”. I spoke with a number of network and virtualization engineers about their perspectives on SDN, the challenges they faced and how they would use Software Defined Networking in their data centres. It was evident during the research phase is that many people are not clear on what Overlay Networking is and just how deeply Overlay Networking will change Data Centre architecture and especially the nature of the networking and security domains.
Network Information Base (NIB) is a term used to describe the network graph that is built by a controller. Usually the network graph is built by using OpenFlow and other methods to build unified view of network topology.
Cisco has a built a single technology strategy for fixed and wireless networking and called it Unified Access Data Plane (UADP).