Thursday, April 18 • 4:10pm - 4:50pm
Networking is NOT Free: Lessons in Network Design

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This presentation will be an in-depth critique of the existing OpenStack networking approach, with a focus on how the Nova network controller is more of a hindrance than a help. We will also discuss the changes in Quantum's functionality required to close the gap, and alternative solutions. How can we make networking in OpenStack robust, high performance, and fault tolerant? What do typical large scale networks look like and what lessons can we learn from them? Is there an approach to networking we can take that is the same with a handful of servers as it is with hundreds of racks? 

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Dan Sneddon

Dan Sneddon has been in the Internet and datacenter operations field for nearly 20 years. He has worked in the areas of large network design, e-commerce, and IT governance in both the commercial and government realms. Prior to joining Cloudscaling, Dan consulted on high-availability... Read More →

Thursday April 18, 2013 4:10pm - 4:50pm
A106 (Portland Convention Center) 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland, OR 97232

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