The Case for Express Virtio (XVIO) – Part 2

By Abhijeet Prabhune | Nov 08, 2016

In part 1, my colleague Sujal Das reviewed the operational challenges data center operators spoke about at OpenStack Summit last month. The resounding common theme was poor server infrastructure efficiency. Sujal reviewed the underlying reasons for these challenges starting with a wide variety of VM workload requirements including networking options and CPU requirements.


The Case for Express Virtio (XVIO) – Part 1

By Sujal Das | Nov 03, 2016

I am writing this from the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, fresh from speaking to many data center operators who are deploying OpenStack-based clouds. Virtual machines (VM) and applications that run in them form the core building blocks of today’s modern cloud data centers. Revenue from VMs are the lifeline of public cloud service providers.