April 7, 2015

OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: Radhika Hirannaiah

The OpenDaylight community is comprised of leading technologists from around the globe who are working together to transform networking with open source. This blog series highlights the developers, users and researchers collaborating within OpenDaylight to build an open, common platform for SDN and NFV.

About Radhika Hirannaiah

Radhika Hirannaiah, is currently working as an intern at OpenDaylight. She received a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University in 2014. Her interests include Software Defined Networking (OpenFlow, OpenDaylight etc), Voice over IP, wireless and working on open source software projects.

What projects in OpenDaylight are you working on? Any new developments to share?
I am working on the Cluster integration project. My contribution is to set up an infrastructure and test three-node cluster implementations that support different use cases. I am also working on documentation for setting up, workflow and configuration of OpenDaylight for easy deployment. The challenge is running the integration tests successfully on clustering and I am glad to have put some work in this.

What is the biggest strength of the OpenDaylight community?
The biggest strength of OpenDaylight community is the people who are involved and their continuous contributions. The developers whom I have met are very forthcoming and helpful. As a new member to the community, it was very exciting to install the open source OpenDaylight-SDN based controller and play around with it. The openness involved has definitely brought forward the adoption of SDN.

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