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Speeding Up Your Cloud Environment On Intel® Architecture

In my previous blog, I discussed “Ways to Speeding up Your Cloud Environment

Authored by Thai Le (Intel) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 11:16
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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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Are You Ready to Innovate? Four New Virtualization Technologies on the Latest Intel® Xeon® Product Family

(By: Sunil Jain, Virtualization Marketing Manager, Intel Data Center Group)

Authored by Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10
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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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User Space Networking Fuels NFV Performance

It is an exciting time to be a software developer in the networking space and as the roles of engineer are changing so too are the rules.

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NFV topics at the Intel® Developer Forum, the DPDK and Network Builders Summit

The Intel® Developer Forum 2015 took place August 18–20 in San Francisco. Intel® also sponsored a day-long Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) and Network Builders Summit on August 17, 2015. There were several interesting sessions at the conference relating to Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). In this blog post, we look at some of the highlights and share pointers to session slides or...
Authored by Emani, Ashok (Intel) Last updated on 03/05/2019 - 22:30
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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