Introduction to BGP and cloud networking

This post is intended for people that is just entering to BGP and cloud networking (i.e. SDN). We’ll bring an introduction to BGP fundamental concepts.  BGP is fundamental for SDN to scale out large networks in the Datacenter for end-points attached to containers and virtual servers. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Let’s start saying that BGP…

Keep using Layer-2 services with EVPN

Let’s say you need a more scalable layer-2 solution for your VMs and containers. You can do some Linux bridges or maybe use OVS and try some VxLAN/GRE encapsulation between Hypervisors. Containers is a different kind of animal though: Way more end-points in every server and we put them across the datacenter, it could turn…

Useful Nuage VRS and VSC commands

If you have Nuage SDN in your cloud then you’ll appreciate this post that give you guidelines in how to check out what is happening actually. Here you have some useful Nuage VRS and VSC commands that will help you out. Useful Nuage VRS Commands Check out Nuage VRS ports and VXLAN tunnels information To…