An introduction to OpenFlow and OpenvSwitch
Numan Siddique (~numan) |
Networking is a key aspect of any cloud infrastructure solution. All the VMs and containers spawned in a cloud deployment should have seemless layer 2 and layer 3 connectivity. All this is possible because of virtual switching and virtual routing.
This session talks about what is OpenFlow specification, OpenvSwitch (which implements OpenFlow) and how it is used as an important SDN layer in cloud infrastructure solutions (taking OpenStack and OVN as an example).
A basic understanding of networking.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenFlow https://www.openvswitch.org/ https://3vf60mmveq1g8vzn48q2o71a-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/openflow-switch-v1.5.1.pdf
I am Principle Software Engineer at Red Hat, Bangalore. I contribute primarily to OVN (part of OpenvSwitch) and OpenStack Neutron. Before contributing to OVN, I have contributed to OpenContrail SDN solution.
https://numans.blog/about/ http://stackalytics.com/?metric=commits&release=all&user_id=numansiddique https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/commits?author=numansiddique