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Optimizing the Virtual Network with VXLAN Overlay Offloading

Virtualized and overlays networks are not a new concept in networking, but have come to the forefront as being a core building block for building virtual networks, software defined networks, servic

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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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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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Implementing an OpenStack Security Group Firewall Driver Using OVS Learn Actions

This article presents a firewall for OpenStack’s Neutron project that is based entirely on Open vSwitch rules. The firewall is based on "learn action" and uses the same public API to talk to the Neutron agent as the existing Linux Bridge firewall implementation, making it a straight swap for people already using OVS.
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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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Creating Virtual Functions Using SR-IOV

SRIOV mode allows partitioning of SR-IOV capability on Ethernet NIC resources logically, and expose them to a virtual machine as a separate PCI function called a “Virtual Function”.

Authored by Nancy Y. (Intel) Last updated on 09/11/2018 - 16:14
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Configure SR-IOV and Create a Set of Virtual Functions

SR-IOV enables configuration of a single physical network port to provide virtual functions (VFs) to a set of virtual machines (VMs). Learn how to configure SR-IOV by following the steps in this article.
Authored by Nancy Y. (Intel) Last updated on 07/13/2018 - 14:32
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Top Ten Intel Software Developer Stories | October

Learn to build a face access control solution, get horrified in a haunted high school, and be sure to register for the Intel® HPC Developer Conference this month.
Authored by Carman, Vicky (Intel) Last updated on 02/05/2019 - 10:48