I’ve been tracking an increased interest in virtualization of high-performance graphics cards. A lot of this is driven by applications that use the GPU for non-graphics things (see e.g. opencl). But of course, what’s good for one is good for the other, and gamers are using this. And if a gamer uses it, the performance […]
3 weeks ago, at the SDN World Conference, I sat down with Allyson Klein of Intel to record an Intel Chip Chat podcast. Enjoy!
The 97th IETF meeting starts tomorrow in Seoul. Beforehand, IETF sponsored a Hackathon. Kyle and I decided to bring an open-source project related to Service Function Chaining (SFC); our idea was to make it easy for others to create Sandvine Traffic Steering Engine-compatible service functions, and to promote Sandvine’s NSH transport. So, last week we […]
What’s that? You say you’d really like the current directory on your current machine to also be on some remote machine? Maybe you have a git-repo you are busily perfecting on your desktop, and you have a machine in Nubo you are testing it on? I present “this-dir-there” (tdt) for your general hackery. I run […]
Tacker is a VNFM (Virtual Network Function Manager) project within OpenStack. One of the objectives of NFV is achieving automatic scaling of VNFs. In order for Sandvine virtual products to interact with cloud infrastructures it is therefore necessary to interact with the VNFM and its APIs to scale Sandvine products. The current Tacker implementation leverages […]