Reflections on a Year Inside the OpenDaylight Project


Over the past year, I have had the great honor of serving as the chair of the Technical Steering Committee (TSC) of theOpenDaylight Project (ODP), an open-source project which is comprised of a community of incredibly talented people who are singularity focused on building an industry-standard, open-source infrastructure for software-defined networking (SDN). This infrastructure is intended to enable an SDN application ecosystem that produces new and valuable applications for both service providers and users. As I look forward to all the things we need to tackle in a second year of existence, this brief blog summarizes my key learnings from our first year.

While there was a bit of a “trial by fire†flavor to my introduction to the OpenDaylight community, the heat was quickly replaced by light, and three central ideas became clear to me.

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