Intel isn’t known as a networking company, but they think they have a play in the network functions virtualization market. The round table discusses what future Intel has in the space, and how they compete with more historic players in the market.
Peter Phaal of sFlow comments: The graph in Figure 1 summarizes results from topologies with 2, 3 and 4 equal cost paths. For example, the Mininet topology in Figure 2 has two equal cost paths of 10Mbit/s (shown in blue and red). The iperf traffic generator was used to create a continuous stream of 20 […]
Jason Edelman writes on his blog: In Part 1, I talked about how OpenFlow could commoditize hardware in the network visibility fabric market. In this post, I’ll focus on intelligent network load balancing. OpenFlow does change the game for many ideas about networking. However, it’s not the panacea that some claim. Jason explores how […]
Youâ€™ve been tasked with interconnecting two ethernet chassis switches. There are lots of reasons you might want to do this. The link youâ€™re building might be between two core switches acting as your main data center routers. The link could be connecting a core switch and distribution or access layer switch. Hereâ€™s a brain stream of the pros and cons of various approaches Iâ€™ve seen in production environments.