STHers interested in testing Open vSwitch (OVS) + DPDK might want to consider testing on Ubuntu 16.04 (OVS 2.5/DPDK 2.2). Intel's testers found this combination to be much improved over Ubuntu 15.10:
Using Open vSwitch* with DPDK on Ubuntu* | Intel® Developer Zone
16.04 is scheduled for...
I stumbled across a new SDN programming and automation book STHers might want to look into:
"Next-Generation Network Engineering Skills - Scott's Weblog - The weblog of an IT pro specializing in virtualization, networking, open source, and cloud computing"
Looks promising. I'm not sure why...
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I've asked this question on the Mellanox Community forums (QUES: is there a ConnectX-2 VPI MLNX_WinO... | Mellanox Interconnect Community) but nobody (including Mellanox Support) seems to know the answer: is there a ConnectX-2 VPI MLNX_WinOF package for Windows 8 (for use with Hyper-V)...
Question: can I directly connect (server chassis <-> disk chassis) two 8-port HBAs (i.e., not use an expander in the disk chassis)? I will only have 8 HDD in the disk chassis.
I'm looking to have a **very quiet** JBOD enclosure custom built for me (original post: Looking for a **very quiet** rackmount/rackmountable JBOD enclosure). I have neither the time, interest nor ability to do this myself.
Are there builders on the STH forums, the SPCR forums or elsewhere...
I need help finding a **very quiet** rackmount/rackmountable JBOD enclosure. Something as quiet as a workstation (I work with a 14U rack right beside me).
It needs to support the following:
- JBOD (I will use this for ZFS-based storage)
- SAS host in/out (i.e., SFF-8088) expander
- 24 @ 6 Gb/s...