Kubernetes is a container orchestration engine that was originally designed by Google. (Google has been using it for 10 years) and is now maintained by Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). It has been used to run Google’s massive systems. Kubernetes is also described as a vendor-agnostic cluster and container management tool, open-sourced by Google in 2014. .
This article explains how FPGAs can be useful in network functions virtualization (NFV) platform to achieve better performance and flexibility. FPGAs are used to speed up processing of network packets for variety of network functions/ applications like Intrusion detection, firewall, packet parsing, content based
This article covers what are containers and microservices; what are the use cases of containers and microservices in enterprises and telecommunication sectors and evaluation of usability of containers for IT infrastructure. Article also focuses on recent development of containers in network functions ..
Containerization is an operating system level virtualization for deploying and running distributed applications without launching entire virtual machine for each application. Therefore it is considered as next revolution in IT infrastructure. Containers have its own benefits like reduction in CAPEX, faster time to market for new services ..
This article is focused on basics of VNFs: what are virtual network functions (VNFs), architecture of virtual network functions (VNFs), what are the basic components (VNFC and VNF Descriptors (VNFD)), challenges with current VNF development and onboarding to NFV environment and how cloud native VNFs can help overcome the challenges.
vSphere Web Client is a program that is designed to manage the VMware vCenter™ server through a browser. It allows an administrator to connect to a Server (vCenter server) system and manage the vSphere environment. Each storage vendor develops their own vSphere web client plugin which allows their customer to manage their storage efficiently through
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vCenter plugins are additional features of the vCenter web client that aid in the management of vendor specific operations (on Storage, Networking and virtualization). These plugins are developed by third party developers to provide a vendor specific user interface in vCenter. For example, a Storage vendor can extend the vCenter web client interface
Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) are vital technology innovations invented in last few years. Both of these technologies are collectively revolutionizing the current IT and telecom network infrastructure by enabling telco operators to make use of virtual machines in place of network equipment and further program the