As more businesses explore the benefits of cloud computing, network managers will have to increasingly meet the challenges of redesigning their networks for the cloud. This talk will introduce the basic concepts of Open vSwitch & Openflow and show how these technologies can help satisfy these needs. We will also explain how Open vSwitch fits into XCP and XenServer and routing of dataflows.
First part of talk discussing the networking challenges that cloud implementers face.
- Networking challeges
- Data isolation
Introducing Open vSwitch
- What it is, and its features
- Why it is important in a virtualized environment
- Basics of Openflow
- How flows are routed in XenServer & XCP