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Pointing XenServer to a new Open vSwitch Manager (Nicira/NSX)

Our XenServer hypervisors use Nicira/NSX for Software Defined Networking (orchestrated by CloudStack).

We had to migrate from one controller to another and that could easily be done by changing the Open vSwitch configuration on the hypervisors, like this: 75 more words


Nicira (VMWare) NVP/NSX: A Python API and Toolkit

Over the past few years working at EMC we regularly use NVP/NSX in some of our lab environments and throughout the years this means that we have needed to upgrade, manipulate and overhaul our network architecture with NVP/NSX every so often. 2,191 more words


VMware が EMC から HP に売却か? New York Post がレポート

EMC considers selling stake in VMware: NY Post
September 11, 2014 MYT 8:00:00 PM

Data storage products maker EMC Corp has decided to consider selling its stake in its virtualisation software unit, VMware Inc, … 289 more words


Learning POX OpenFlow controller : L2 Switch using Multiple Tables

The application name is l2_nx.py.
This module works in a reactive mode.

The idea behind this module is to introduce a feature of multiple OpenFlow tables. 765 more words


Don't do SDN, don't get SDN - do "networking outcomes defined by software".

Don’t do SDN. Quite simply there is nothing to be done as such. If the current industry hype is compelling you to “do SDN” or “get SDN” you may find you already have it (or a version of it). 436 more words


VMware NSX and Arista VXLAN VTEP L2 Gateway Integration

During the last weeks, we had a chance to work with the VMware NSX for Multi-Hypervisor (NSX-MH) software defined networking solution.

In the following post, we want to focus on how to integrate physical servers or network devices like firewalls, IDS/IPS, loadbalancers in the NSX overlay networks with VXLAN VTEP enabled switches. 627 more words

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