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Intel Contributions to OpenStack* Software Releases "Havana" & "Icehouse"

As an OpenStack gold member and Top 10 contributor, Intel leads blueprints for:   Enhanced platform awareness
Authored by Dan Fineberg (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:30
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Physical server provisioning with OpenStack*

This article explores the internal details of provisioning a physical machine using OpenStack*. Steps for setting up OpenStack are included, and no special hardware is required to begin use.

Authored by Zhongyue Nah (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40
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Use Cases Benefiting from the Optimization of Small Networking Data Packets using DPDK, an Open Source Solution

The Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) is a set of optimized data plane software libraries and drivers that can be used to accelerate packet processing on Intel® architecture.

Authored by David Mulnix (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40
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OpenStack* Enhanced Platform Awareness

Enhanced Platform Awareness (EPA) relies on a set of OpenStack Nova* features called Host Aggregates and Availability Zones. The Nova scheduler uses these objects to determine which host a guest should be launched on based on the capabilities of the host and the requested features of the virtual machine (VM). This article demonstrate how EPA can be used by the operator in OpenStack deployments...
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Using Open vSwitch* with DPDK for Inter-VM NFV Applications

This article walks you through configuration of OVS with DPDK for inter-VM application use cases. Create an OVS vSwitch bridge with two DPDK vhost-user ports, each connected to a separate VM, then use a simple iperf3 throughput test to evaluate performance.
Authored by Emani, Ashok (Intel) Last updated on 03/05/2019 - 22:30
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What is OPNFV* and How Does Intel® ONP Align?

Learn about Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization* (OPNFV*), how it relates to Intel® Open Network Platform (Intel® ONP), and how Intel is contributing to OPNFV.
Authored by Michael Lynch (Intel) Last updated on 03/05/2019 - 22:30
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Network Recipes for an Evolving Data Center

The networking world is rife with buzz words like SDN, NFVs, Cloud, and Virtualized everything for network switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, web servers, and other communication functions. Commodity NICs can replace expensive, specialized hardware devices for much less cost and can easily be reconfigured as requirements change. When you are ready for SDN/NFV, where to start, what to...
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Data Plane Development Kit: Get Started

This article steps you through getting started with the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK), including building and testing a sample application, l2fwd. It then introduces you to the Data Plane Performance Demonstrator.
Authored by Sujata T. (Intel) Last updated on 03/05/2019 - 22:30