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Prodip Sen
Prodip Sen, CTO, NFV at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise says open source was the best way to accomplish faster market adoption of NFV.

Telecom Companies Collaborate Through OPNFV to Address Unique Business Challenges

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is an emerging alternative to using dedicated hardware appliances, particularly for service providers, where quick, flexible responses to traffic pattern shifts and user demand changes are essential. It implements network tasks like access security, load...
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AT&T: OPNFV Can Bring Open Source Sanity

Toby Ford, assistant vice president, Cloud Technology, Strategy & Planning at AT&T Inc., said in a BCE keynote that Open Platform for NFV Project will be the natural place for evaluating the work of efforts such as OPEN-Orchestrator Project (OPEN-O), Open Source MANO (OSM) and possibly AT...
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With Ansible Update, Docker Compose Files Can Configure Networks

If you’re deploying containers at very large scale, there’s a very good chance that you use a variety of automation tools simultaneously.  Docker has its own, naturally, and its scripts are almost delightfully straightforward and easy for the mind to digest. But it doesn’t really matter how simple...
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Securing the Cloud With SDN

It’s becoming clear that rising network security threats will drive increasing integration between network virtualization (NV) and security, as we’ve long predicted here. This means that software-defined networking (SDN) will become a key technology for securing the cloud. SDN can significantly...
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Distributed Tracing for Polyglot Microservices

Distributed tracing is a critical tool for debugging and understanding microservices. But setting up tracing libraries across all services can be costly—especially in systems composed of services written in disparate languages and frameworks. In this post, we’ll show you how you can easily add...
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How the Internet Works: Submarine Fibre, Brains in Jars, and Coaxial Cables

Ah, there you are. That didn't take too long, surely? Just a click or a tap and, if you’ve some 21st century connectivity, you landed on this page in a trice. But how does it work? Have you ever thought about how that cat picture actually gets from a server in Oregon to your PC in London? We’re not...
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Year 2038 Fixes Still Being Worked On for The Linux Kernel

The Linux kernel has been working on many Year 2038 fixes for a while now but the work is not over. Another pull request was sent in for the Linux 4.7 kernel in trying to prepare the VFS layer with Y2038 fixes. Arnd Bergmann has submitted a batch of Y2038 fixes for the Linux 4.7 merge window for...
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Five-Minute Screencasts to Learn Kubernetes

Containers are disrupting the way we develop applications and the way we manage them in our datacenter. Docker provides a great user experience for developers, who can develop, package, ship, and run applications easily. However creating a truly distributed application made of several dozens,...
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Netronome Integrates P4 and C Programming on Production Server NICs

Netronome introduced a P4 and C compliant Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for dynamically programming new networking capabilities on its Agilio CX and LX family of intelligent server adapters (ISAs). The news is significant because bringing SDN capabilities into a server NIC could help...
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Lee Cheng of Newegg speaking at Collaboration Summit.

How Newegg is Winning the Battle Against Patent Trolls [Video]

As Lee Cheng explained in his keynote speech at the Collaboration Summit held March 29-31 in Lake Tahoe, California, fighting patent trolls as part of his job at Newegg Inc. is a natural progression from his earliest legal involvement in civil rights advocacy. In 1994, a non-profit organization...
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