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Thursday, August 21 • 10:45am - 11:35am
The Evolution of Open vSwitch - Jesse Gross, VMware

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Open vSwitch is the primary open source virtual switch used in next-generation datacenter deployments. It runs on both software and hardware switching platforms and has seen adoption by a wide variety of emerging technologies such as OpenFlow, OpenStack, and different forms of network virtualization.

As Open vSwitch has moved from a small project to production infrastructure, the expectations and requirements placed on it have radically evolved. The result is a balancing act - how can it support the stability and performance requirements of a data center, while still maintaining openness and flexibility to enable new technologies?

Starting with the original design goals of Open vSwitch, this talk will give some background on where we've been, the challenges and progress that's been made, and future directions.

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Jesse Gross

Sr. Staff Engineer, VMware
Jesse Gross has worked on the Open vSwitch project since its inception and is the Linux kernel maintainer of the fast-path dataplane. He is also a coauthor of several other technologies related to network virtualization including the Geneve tunneling protocol currently being standardized in the IETF. Jesse works at VMware (formerly Nicira), where he is a Sr. Staff Engineer.


Thursday August 21, 2014 10:45am - 11:35am
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