When using virtualization of any kind you introduce a layer of abstraction that people in operations need to deal with, i.e. if you run a couple of virtual machines on a physical server you need to be able to understand the impact that changes (or failures) in one layer have on the other. The same… More SDN with Underlay – Overlay visibility via VSAP
As I’m sure you’re tired of hearing by now IT is typically divided in multiple silo’s which don’t always see eye to eye. Sometimes people are afraid of needing to adjust perceived best practises in their own domain to better collaborate with the rest of the organization, in many cases though it’s simply a matter of not… More Policy Based Abstractions through SDN
Introduction Most environments are not homogeneous, typically you have multiple types of workloads and I believe this will only increase in the near future with the rise of containers, PaaS, VM’s, bare metal,… In this brief overview I wanted to demonstrate how you can connect Virtual Machines and Containers on the same overlay network in… More Unifying Docker Container and VM networking
During the OpenStack Summit in Tokyo, Nuage Networks announced 5 new partnerships (Fortinet, vArmour, Citrix, Guardicore, CounterTack). To give a quick overview of what these new (and some previous) partnerships represent from a technical point of view some demo movies were made available on YouTube. Nuage Networks VSP and Citrix NetScaler VPX Demo In a Red Hat… More Nuage Networks Service Insertion demos
Introduction Networking Field Day 10 was held from August 19 till 21 2015, in Silicon Valley, NFD is part of the Tech Field Day series of events organized by Stephen Foskett and team, and aims to bring together independent bloggers and IT product vendors to share information and opinions in a presentation format. In this setting… More Networking Field Day 10 – Nuage Networks
A little history… Mesos started as a research project at UC Berkeley in early 2009 by Benjamin Hindman, Andy Konwinski, Matei Zaharia, Ali Ghodsi, Anthony D. Joseph, Randy Katz, Scott Shenker, and Ion Stoica. Benjamin then brought Mesos to Twitter where it now runs their datacenters, and later became Chief Architect at Mesosphere which builds… More Introduction to Apache Mesos and Mesosphere DCOS
VMware has lot’s and lot’s of customers, running lot’s and lot’s of workloads, both dev and test workloads and production workloads, you know like, super duper important stuff that cannot, under any circumstance break. As the whole DevOps “movement” makes clear both developers and operations teams have different requirements and different responsibilities. Developers want speed,… More VMware AppCatalyst, Bonneville, and Photon.