Thought Leadership from Pica8™

In the trenches with Steve
Where to Start with SDN | June 16, 2014 | Steve G.
The most practical way to start exploring an SDN deployment is with a proof of concept (POC). But even if you have the approval to go ahead with an SDN POC, it can be difficult to know where to start...
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An SDN Leader's Viewpoint
Playing by the Rules: How many flows do you really need? | August 8, 2013 | James Liao
While OpenFlow serves to optimize the path between source and destination for a specific flow, its challenge today is the limited number of flows that the current ASIC can support...
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Notes from the Architect
First Integrated Open OVS Switch and OpenFlow Controller | December 10, 2012 | David L.
In Matthew Palmer’s blog “vSwitch is the New Battleground. What Every Datacenter Operator Must Know ”,  he made a point that “there is an Open-Source vSwitch, but no ‘Open’ vSwitch”. Matt’s concern is “… What’s different from these (open source) projects and OVS is the core contributions and governmence for OVS is controlled by a single company: Nicira”...
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