Brocade, the switch company, is buying Vyatta, a company that pioneered the idea of open-source routing software, in a bid to compete in the networking world as software-defined networking severs the link between networking software and the box that it sits on. Brocade, the networking and switch company, is buying Vyatta, a company that pioneered the idea of open-source routing software, in a bid to compete in a networking world where software-defined networking severs the link between networking software and the box that it sits on.Brocade has been a proponent of Open Flow, the protocol that separates the management of packets in a network
Finally, let's say a small private cloud storage implementation, wanted to reduce dev ops commitment by increasing the replication factor to 4, the numbers are as follows:
Software Defined Networking (SDN) has seen a lot of uptick in momentum since VMware acquired Nicira last summer, three months after Google announced that they were using OpenFlow to optimize their internal backbone. In this post we look at "SDN" support in CloudStack.First, let's try to define SDN in a short paragraph. It is, was it spells out to be (like the french adage: "c'est comme le Port-Salut c'est écrit dessus" :)) a way to configure the network using software. This means that the network definition (routing, switching), optimization (load-balancing, firewall, etc) becomes a software problem with SDN. If you have seen the wikipedia page
Rackspace CTO John Engates said the company’s new monitoring service, based on its Cloudkick acquisition two years ago, will give customers a better way to monitor the performance of their cloud resources. As more companies consider cloud deployment, tools like these are becoming essential.
A new Rackspace service will give its customers a better view into how their cloud infrastructure is working around the world, according to John Engates, Rackspace CTO.
Launching Wednesday, the new Rackspace Cloud Monitoring service comes out of Rackspace’
Stop wasting your time trying to find one. Stop wasting your time (and money) trying to build one. If you find a service provider that claims that they have it: Maybe question their understanding of cloud - and business.After all these bold claims I'll convince you that this is a - some will say - sad but still valid fact of life.The main issue here is scale. Things (very generally) work very, very different at scale. And cloud infrastructures are all about scale. Keep in mind that complexity of systems does increase exponentially and thus the things that work fine with small systems might completely fail with bigger systems.Let's look at the
Over the past few years, I have heard many folks assert that one can be aÂ PCIÂ compliant merchant using publicÂ IaaSÂ cloud and I have heard just as many state that it’s not possible. In retrospect, I have found most of them – including myself – to be misinformed. After gaining more firsthand experience, I feel confident telling you where I sit at this state in the game on the question: âCan I beÂ PCIÂ compliant using a publicÂ IaaSÂ cloud?â
To cut to the chase: The answer is yes, and the hardest part is knowing what you need to do, which I want to help you with here. I am a former Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and have participated
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