IEEE INFOCOM 2016 Innovation Challenge

April 15, 2016 by events No Comments

At IEEE INFOCOM 2016, we co-organized an exciting 1st innovation challenge panel / pitchfest, where innovators from both academia and industry pitched/presented their entrepreneurial ideas that are original, business-worthy and technically groundbreaking in the area of networking and communications. We were privileged to have the […]

Experimenting with NETCONF connector in OpenDaylight

July 29, 2015 by opendaylight 1 Comment

On the southbound, OpenDaylight has support for both NETCONF and OpenFlow for managing underlying devices. This allows your applications to manage both traditional devices with in-built control planes and the OpenFlow-enabled devices with decoupled control planes. End-to-end control and orchestration is, thus, easily achieved using […]

Experimenting with ONOS clustering

February 9, 2015 by onos 3 Comments

ONOS, Open Network Operating System, is a newly released open-source SDN controller that is focused on service provider use-cases. Similar to OpenDaylight, the platform is written in Java and uses Karaf/OSGi for functionality management. Recently we experimented with this controller platform and put together a […]

Docker Networking

November 19, 2014 by tutorials 1 Comment

Recently we fiddled with several of the network settings in native Docker and put together a survey presentation. It feels fascinating to realize that overlay networking is being revisited once again in the context of containers/Docker. For those not familar with Docker, it is sufficient […]

SDN starter kit based on Ryu controller platform

June 26, 2014 by releases 4 Comments

We are releasing a SDN starter kit software package to promote SDN trial and adoption in smaller proof-of-concept deployments. The applications are built over the Ryu controller platform. The current code base offers simple implementations of the applications / modules like topology visualization, monitoring tap management, server […]

Release of OpenFlow 1.3 support for OpenDaylight’s AD-SAL

May 12, 2014 by releases No Comments

Download OpenDaylight, thus far, has supported OpenFlow 1.3 only through Model-driven SAL. However, MD-SAL can be unwieldy at times. We solve this issue by releasing a set of bundles and source code that enable OpenDaylight users to use AD-SAL for controlling OpenFlow 1.3 switches as well […]

Announcing release of Floodlight with OF 1.3 support

May 12, 2014 by releases No Comments

We are releasing a version of Floodlight with support for OpenFlow 1.3. We call our version as Floodlight-plus. You can check the release notes and obtain the code from our Git repository. To try the support for OF1.3, do the following after installing JDK 1.7 […]

Opendaylight Development with Eclipse and Toolkit

May 2, 2014 by opendaylight No Comments

This tutorial requires Opendaylight Toolkit – please ensure you have Toolkit set up and your controller running.Before proceeding, please ensure you have Eclipse 3.9. Though these steps work in Eclipse 3.8, there seem to be occasional errors with directory paths. Additionally, you will need the […]

Opendaylight Toolkit: Roll-your-own Opendaylight App

May 1, 2014 by opendaylight 1 Comment

This is a quick introduction to the Opendaylight Toolkit. We will not go over Opendaylight basics here – please refer to our intro tutorial for an overview and intro to Opendaylight. 1. Why Opendaylight Toolkit? Opendaylight is highly modular and highly customizable. However, the existing […]

Report on SDN Hackathon at ONS 2014

March 11, 2014 by events No Comments

At Open Networking Summit 2014, we co-organized an exciting SDN Hackathon, which had 24 individuals form 6 teams and build some really cool SDN applications. Teams comprised of participants from diverse backgrounds (engineers, product managers and architects, from different parts of the world (Brazil, Japan, […]