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Friday, August 22 • 10:45am - 12:35pm
OpenStack Neutron - Software Defined Networking - Phil Hopkins, Rackspace

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Ever wondered about how users can create their own virtual networks to connect to their VMs in the cloud? Software Defined Networks (SDN) are much more than the latest buzz word, they are helping to revolutionize the way IT builds systems. In this session you will learn how OpenStack accomplishes this functionality. This will be a technical session where we will learn how separate arbitrary networks are created on a fixed underlying physical network. We will investigate Open vSwitch and it key in making software defined networks (SDN) possible. We will see how networks are kept separated and isolated, while coexisting in the physical network. Come and learn about the latest in OpenStack's SDN efforts.

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Phil Hopkins

Principal Engineer, Rackspace
Phil Hopkins, Principal Engineer at Rackspace. has an Electrical Engineering Degree from the University of South Florida and has been working on Linux systems for over 15 years. In the past he has taught Cisco Networking classes and worked as a Cisco Admin as well as designing VOIP systems using Asterisk. He is active teaching and writing about Openstack software defined networks (SDN). He has written and currently gives an advanced class... Read More →


Friday August 22, 2014 10:45am - 12:35pm
Sheraton Ballroom IV