Calico and MetalLB working together with BGP

When we want to make Calico and MetalLB working together with BGP, we’ll run into the following issue: BGP only allows one session to be established per pair of nodes. So, if Calico has a session established with your BGP router, MetalLB cannot establish its own session – it’ll get rejected as a duplicate by…

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…