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Read about current trends and open source projects in cloud computing in the third annual “Guide to the Open Cloud” report from The Linux Foundation.

The Linux Foundation Issues 2016 Guide to Open Source Cloud Projects

The Linux Foundation today released its third annual “Guide to the Open Cloud” report on current trends and open source projects in cloud computing. guide-open-cloud-2016-report.jpg Guide to the Open Cloud Report The Linux Foundation The report aggregates and analyzes industry...
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A Primer on OVN

OVN is a virtual networking platform developed by the fine folks over at openvswitch.org. The project has been in the works for nearly two years now and is starting to mature to the point of being production ready. In this posting I’ll walk through the basics of configuring a simple layer-2 overlay...
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Open vSwitch 2016 Fall Conference

The third annual Open vSwitch conference focused on Open vSwitch and OVN. Learn more  
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Open vSwitch Future Takes Shape

As core network virtualization technologies go, it’s hard to imagine one that is more strategic than Open vSwitch (OVS). OVS is now the network foundation for most VMware environments and deployments of OpenStack. Because of that dual role it’s only natural that OVS would become an open source ...
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Linux Foundation Conquers the World, or at Least Becomes Quite Influential in SDN & NFV

Open source projects are new to networking, but they’ve been cropping up all over the place in the last couple of years. And many of them are gravitating toward the Linux Foundation. Some of them were originally independent groups. The Open Network Operating System (ONOS) for example, was founded...
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Open vSwitch (OVS) Becomes a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

The Open vSwitch (OVS) open-source networking effort is officially joining the Linux Foundation's Collaborative Project roster today. While OVS is new as a Linux Foundation project, it's no stranger to Linux. OVS first became part of Linux in 2012 with the debut of the Linux 3.3 kernel release. As...
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In their upcoming talk at LinuxCon, Kyle Mestery and Justin Pettit will cover the current status of the Open Virtual Networking project.

Open Source OVN to Offer Solid Virtual Networking For OpenStack

Open Virtual Networking (OVN) is a new open source project that brings virtual networking to the Open vSwitch user community and aims to develop a single, standard, vendor-neutral protocol for the virtualization of network switching functions. In their upcoming talk at LinuxCon North America in...
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