April 25-29, 2016

Event Details

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Practical OVN: Architecture, Deployment, and Scale of OpenStack Networking

OVN is a network virtualization project that brings virtual networking to the Open vSwitch user community and is the latest iteration of Open vSwitch integration for OpenStack.  It is an open source project being developed by the core OVS development community, which includes large-scale network operators.  In this talk, we will cover the state of OVN with a focus on deployment. Topics include using overlay and local network configurations, implementing security policies, gateway placement, current scale limits, and future feature plans

What can I expect to learn?

Attendees can expect to learn how OVN will be used in production environments.  This includes deployment models and current scale limits.

Thursday, April 28, 3:10pm-3:50pm (8:10pm - 8:50pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Justin Pettit is an engineer at VMware's Networking & Security BU. Justin joined VMware through Nicira acquisition and was a founding employee at Nicira Networks. He was one of the original authors of the OpenFlow Standard, working on both the specification and reference implementation. Justin was an early developer of the NOX OpenFlow controller platform. He is one of the lead developers... FULL PROFILE
Red Hat, Principal Software Engineer
Russell is a Senior Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc.  He was on the OpenStack Technical Committee from Fall 2012 until Fall 2016 and was elected to serve on the OpenStack Foundation Board of Directors in 2015, 2016, and 2017.  Russell has been contributing to the development of OpenStack since the Fall of 2011.  His most significant contributions around OpenStack have... FULL PROFILE
eBay Inc.
Han Zhou is an architect working on highly scalable and reliable SDN solutions for eBay's cloud infrastructure. He is an active contributor in OpenStack and OVS/OVN. Before eBay, he has been working in networking area for more than 10 years in Cisco and Nokia. FULL PROFILE
Ben Pfaff is a lead developer of the Open vSwitch project and led the development effort of the OpenFlow reference implementation. He was a founding employee at Nicira and is currently at VMware. He received his PhD from Stanford University in 2007. Ben has worked in free and open source software projects, including Debian and GNU, for over 20 years. Ben is a Senior Member of ACM and a Fellow... FULL PROFILE