The Why, What, and How of App Hosting on Routers
What if every time you wanted to roll out an app, you didn’t need to figure out what new computer/server you were going to put it on? What if I...
Cisco Containerized, Virtualized IOS XR Software Continues to Move the Industry Forward
More than 150 service providers have deployed our next generation containerized/virtualized IOS XR, the richest networking stack available on the market.
Container Networking is in full bloom at ONUG Spring 2016
It’s Spring and that means the IT events season is in full bloom. The calendar at that time of the year is packed and we are looking forward to ONUG (Open Networking User Group) Spring 2016. The event will be at held at Intuit’s headquarter in Mountain View, CA from May 9-11, 2016. It’s going […]
Bring Application Intent to Networking Containers
Yesterday, Mike Cohen’s post Networking Containers: Policy Finally Comes of Age appeared on the Open Networking User Group blog site. He talks about the tremendous interest among application developers to use Linux containers to develop, deploy, and operate applications. Containers and microservices simplify complex application development into smaller, less risky software components with the benefits of portability and […]
Top 3 Ways New ACI Innovations Improve Your Data Center
Yesterday, Cisco announced a new software release for ACI. If you are looking to automate IT, or build out your cloud environment, and want to do so in an open fashion...
usNIC inside Linux containers
Linux containers, as a lighter virtualization alternative to virtual machines, are gaining momentum. The High Performance Computing (HPC) community is eyeing Linux containers with interest, hoping that they can provide the isolation and configurability of Virtual Machines, but without the performance penalties. In this article, I will show a simple example of libvirt-based container configuration […]
Cisco ACI Policy Model spans Physical, Virtual and Container based environments
I find Linux containers among the most fascinating technology trends of recent past. Containers couple lightweight, high performance isolation and security with the ability to easily package services and deploy...