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From Remi Bergsma <RBerg...@schubergphilis.com>
Subject Re: SDN solutions in use today with CloudStack
Date Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:31:15 GMT
We use it with hundreds of XenServers (currently 6.2) and KVM hypervisors on CentOS 7. Open
vSwitch does the magic. We did upgrade ovs to a more recent version, though. 

Regards, Remi 

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> On 21 Aug 2015, at 14:04, Zaeem Arshad <zaeem.arshad@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> How does that integrate with a XenServer based environment?
> 
> Regards
> 
> Zaeem
> 
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 1:17 AM, Remi Bergsma <RBergsma@schubergphilis.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Simon,
>> 
>> At Schuberg Philis we use Nicira (which nowadays is called VMware NSX-MH)
>> in production since 2012. It works well for us. The plugin is also still
>> maintained and is getting some tlc as we speak.
>> 
>> The Nuage plugin was introduced recently, I think in 4.5. I hear people
>> are using this a lot so it’s definitely something to investigate. The
>> others I have never tried. Really wondering if anyone is using GRE in
>> CloudStack?
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Remi
>> 
>> 
>>> On 20 Aug 2015, at 20:41, Simon Weller <sweller@ena.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> We  are currently exploring options for improving our networking setup
>> (read SDN) within CS for our advanced zones.
>>> 
>>> There are a few plugins currently available for various third party SDN
>> providers (Nicira, Big Switch VNS, MidoNet, Stratosphere SSP, Nuage VSP  et
>> al), as well as some pre-SDN functionality using native VXLAN, OVS GRE and
>> of course vlans.
>>> 
>>> Most of the organizations mentioned above appear to have drunken the
>> OpenStack kool-aid and don't even mention support for CloudStack on their
>> commercial websites.
>>> 
>>> It seems that some of these plugins are getting rather old now and I'd
>> be interesting to know (if you're willing to share) what is in use in the
>> community today.
>>> 
>>> - Si
>> 
>> 

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