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 […]

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, […]

SDN Test Suite – Methodology

December 27, 2013 by sdn-test-suite No Comments

Typical SDN-based Network Virtualization The architecture rolled out can be one of the following: Pure-overlay: Programmable virtual dataplane elements (vDP) are inserted into edge servers and controlled by the controller cluster. They form overlay networks using tunnels that are routed over the legacy network fabric. […]

Report on the first-ever SDN Hackathon – Dec 2013

December 11, 2013 by events No Comments

We organized the first-ever hackathon focused on building useful networking solutions. Thanks to Software-defined Networking, we now have novel platforms to build applications that solve pain-points of network operators. In this hackathon, we encouraged teams to build applications over the OpenDaylight platform. On the day […]