Barcelona, Spain
October 25-28, 2016

Event Details

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OVN - Moving into Production

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 the newest features and improvements that help make OVN ready for production usage. Topics include performance and scale improvements, L3 gateways, and more.


What can I expect to learn?

- What the OVN project provides to the open source networking ecosystem

- What new features have been developed to help support OVN production usage with OpenStack

- Future direction for OVN and OVS

Wednesday, October 26, 5:55pm-6:35pm (3:55pm - 4:35pm UTC)
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
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
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