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Tuesday, September 17 • 4:10pm - 5:00pm
Programmable Networking with Open vSwitch - Jesse Gross, VMware

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Network virtualization and software defined networking present new opportunities for data center design. However, they also impose new requirements to fully realize that vision such as greater levels of visibility, remote control, and programmability. Open vSwitch takes advantage of its unique position on the edge of the network to bring together the power and flexibility of software with the rich information available to the hypervisor. Starting with an overview of the Open vSwitch design and features, the presentation will also cover uses, the broader ecosystem, and future directions.


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... Read More →

Tuesday September 17, 2013 4:10pm - 5:00pm CDT
Strand 10B

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