News Category: Networking

OpenStack for NFV Applications: SR-IOV and PCI Passthrough

Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) initiatives in the telecommunication industry require specific OpenStack functionalities enabled. Without entering into the details of the NFV specifications, the goal in OpenStack is to optimise network, memory and CPU performance on the running instances. In...
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OpenDaylight as an NFV Controller

The OpenDaylight and OPNFV Projects: An Update as of Brahma/Beryllium By Dave Neary of Red Hat and SeniorTechnical Marketing Manager of OpenDaylight and OPNFV, Alan Sardella odl-logo.png Used with permission In discussing our use cases, we’ve noticed that a key domain for...
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The NTP Project develops the protocol standard used to communicate time between systems.

Network Time Keeps on Ticking with Long-Running NTP Project

“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” This quote from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is the title of a recent article by George V. Neville-Neil in the Communications of the ACM that takes an in-depth look at how time is kept for individual machines and across computer networks. The...
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CoreOS’s Stackanetes Puts OpenStack in Containers

CoreOS said a few weeks ago it was working on a way to run OpenStack as an application on the Kubernetescontainer platform. Today the company says it has done just that with its new Stackanetes. Stackanetes puts OpenStack in containers as a way to make OpenStack easier to use, according to Alex...
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Samsung Unveils New Artik Module Tools for IoT Developers

A new Artik IDE development environment and the Artik Cloud give developers new capabilities with Artik modules.  Samsung has given Internet of things developers several new tools to create and grow their ideas for new devices and concepts, including the Samsung Artik IDE (integrated development...
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At OpenStack Summit, Red Hat Unveils Many Major Deployments

Red Hat is out with a slew of cloud-related announcements at this week's OpenStack Summit event in Austin, Texas, and one of them calls for the company to literally reach beyond the cloud — for the stars. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has built a private cloud based on Red Hat OpenStack...
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OpenStack Foundation Calls for Greater Enterprise Input in Open Source Initiatives

The OpenStack Foundation is calling on enterprises to step up their involvement with the open source community to ensure its work keeps pace with the rate of innovation occurring in the Internet of things (IoT) and big data era. Speaking at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, Texas, Mark Collier, the...
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Understanding Your HPC Application Needs

Many HPC applications began as single processor (single core) programs. If these applications take too long on a single core or need more memory than is available, they need to be modified so they can run on scalable systems. Fortunately, many of the important (and most used) HPC applications are...
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The New Node.js Loads Modules Four Times Faster

Node.js, the server-side JavaScript runtime engine, has just gotten a lot faster. The Node.js Foundation has released version 6 of Node.js today, bringing with it security updates, performance improvements, and increased stability. The most significant boon to developers with this update is to...
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Wang Zhiqin, Director of the Research Institute of Technology and Standards at CAICT, hosting the China SDN/NFV Conference.

Highlights from the China SDN/NFV Conference 2016

The China SDN/NFV Conference 2016 was held in Beijing on April 12-13. The two-day conference, co-sponsored by the SDN/NFV Industry Alliance and the China Communications Standards Association, discussed the latest developments in the field of software-defined networking and network functions...
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