DPDK – Boosting The Networking Revolution

The success of server virtualization is infectious. This prompted a search for a similar technological advancement in the networking industry. There was a need to replicate the model of how server virtualization reduced the cost of running isolated applications & improved agility. NFV or Network
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OpenStack Summit 2016

OpenStack Summit this year witnessed a footfall of 7500 odd participants which was an overwhelming number considering the fact that not long ago when the summit commenced for the first time; there were just 75 participants. The summit commenced with keynotes that served as food for thought ranging from....
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SDN & NFV – The latest technologies around?

  Today SDN & NFV are the hot technologies in the market. Both solve some kind of NW problems & bring more efficiencies in the NW. However, they are not married & hence reaping their benefits together needs some kind...
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The NW Toolkit for SDN

  With the advent of programmable NW concept, the possibilities of innovation within the NW has increased manifold. However, that also brings up a challenge of revamping the existing toolsets like NW Monitoring, Firewall, etc. Another critical area for SDN...
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SDN Controller Performance Challenges – 2

In a typical data center, approx. 100k per second is the median flow arrival rate. And worst case estimates are 10M flow arrivals per second. With the great ongoing digital explosion, there are no surprises that these estimates would be...
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SDN Controller Performance Challenges – 1

In our earlier blog, you learned about the basics of SDN as well as its growing market opportunities.But one factor that can falter the SDN promise is its performance in comparison with existing technologies. Let’s try & understand this a...
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