networking

Ubuntu

Netplan by default in 17.10

by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 10 July 2017

Recently, I uploaded an updated nplan package (version 0.24) to change its Priority: field to important, as well as an update of ubuntu-meta (following a seeds update), to replace ifupdown with nplan in the minimal seed. …

Cloud and server

Quick and easy network configuration with Netplan

by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre on 5 July 2017

Earlier this week I uploaded netplan 0.21 in artful, with SRUs in progress for the stable releases. There are still lots of features coming up, but it’s also already quite useful. You can already use it …

Internet of Things
Cloud and server

Carrier Cloudification: What every telecom executive needs to know

by Tom Callway on 29 March 2017

New imperatives, technologies, and the emergence of the public cloud are forcing telecom service providers to rethink and validate their fundamental business assumptions. The cloud has forced today’s telecom service providers to transform and perform at …

Cloud and server

DevOps for netOps

by Canonical on 1 March 2017

Increasing operational efficiency by managing switches like servers Historically, datacenter switch and network infrastructure has been staged and managed using network specific tooling that required separate teams with their own knowledge base. By disaggregating the network …

Cloud and server

Network management with LXD (2.3+)

by Stéphane Graber on 14 February 2017

Introduction When LXD 2.0 shipped with Ubuntu 16.04, LXD networking was pretty simple. You could either use that “lxdbr0” bridge that “lxd init” would have you configure, provide your own or just use an existing physical …

Cloud and server

Managing your physical infrastructure from the top of rack switch

by Canonical on 21 October 2016

At the last OpenStack Design Summit in Austin, TX we showed you a preview of deploying your physical server and network infrastructure from the top-of-rack switch, which included OpenStack with your choice of SDN solution. This …

Cloud and server

Software defined networking is critical in big software

by Canonical on 5 October 2016

The promise of Software Defined Networking (SDN) is to help an organization’s network to be more agile, streamlined, and adaptable. Today’s networks are growing in both size and complexity. SDN allows network engineers to automate the …

Cloud and server

Big software has arrived

by Canonical on 3 October 2016

It’s time for IT to let software do more of the work The world of business technology is under tremendous pressure and most organizations are ill-equipped to deal with the challenges and opportunities that are arising. …

Cloud and server

eBook: CTO’s guide to SDN, NFV & VNF

by Alexia Emmanoulopoulou on 16 May 2016

Networking and communications standards and methodologies are undergoing the greatest transition since the migration from analogue to digital. The shift is from function-specific, proprietary devices to software-enabled commodity hardware. Why is the transition happening and why …

Cloud and server

Deploying Juniper Contrail SDN on Ubuntu OpenStack

by Ellen Arnold on 29 February 2016

In this video, we’re going to show you just how quick and easy it is to deploy Ubuntu OpenStack and Juniper Networks Contrail Networking using Canonical’s cloud services modeling tool, Juju. Juju enables users to quickly …

Cloud and server

Mobile World Congress 2016, Day 3 Recap

by Canonical on 25 February 2016

Ubuntu OpenStack running SDN, VNFs and virtualised customer premise equipment (vCPE) The third day of Mobile World Congress was an demonstration in what’s going to be the ‘new normal’. Well, maybe not normal, but it gave …