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Reference Controller 2014 R...

As a follow up to the original Reference Controller posts, we have been updating our setup to more recent versions of RouteFlow, OpenvSwitch, RYU, etc. Our goal is to have IPv6, OSPF and BGP working across a multi-node setup including 2 Cisco Routers, a Soekris...

Reference SDN Controller Updat...

With ONS around the corner, OpenSourceRouting a project under the Network Device Education Foundation, Inc, will be doing a demonstration involving the latest Reference SDN Controller. For the demo, we have updated the reference system to the latest version of...

Network Virtualization and Cis...

As VMware pushes NSX into the spotlight, Cisco responds that the network is already utilized. Scrolling through hundreds of post VMworld articles, I ran into one from Embrane showing that network virtualization is still not well understood.  In Embrane’s post...
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How Does SDN Fit Into The Virtual Data Center? One thing that needs to be cleared up is the definition of  Network or Networking Hardware.  In the definition of SDN from ONF they discuss the decoupling of the Control and Data Plane with the Data Plane being defined as Network Hardware.  Here is where things...