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Openvswitch – Port Usage on Linux

In this post I show the basic commands for the openvswitch. You should have at least openvswitch 1.9 installed. This is the case, if you are running Ubuntu 13.04. Preparation In this blog, I show more than the basic commands. We use Linux network namespaces to show also the usage on the ip layer. The first […]

Updated: 23/09/2013 — 20:14

Switching Performance – Connecting Linux Network Namespaces

In a previous article I have shown several solutions to interconnect Linux network namespaces (http://www.opencloudblog.com). Four different solutions can be used – but which is the best solution with respect to performance and resource usage? This is quite interesting when you are running Openstack Networking Neutron together with the Openvswitch. The systems used to run these […]

Updated: 26/04/2014 — 15:25

Linux Switching – Interconnecting Namespaces

Switching in software on Linux is one of the important parts when using virtualization technologies like KVM or LXC. Typical hosts do not provide one or more physical adapters for each NIC of a virtual machine in KVM or per container when using LXC. Something else must take the part to interconnect the virtual network […]

Updated: 18/05/2014 — 10:56