Netronome Broadens OpenStack Support

By Mark Guinther | Oct 26, 2016

By now it’s clear that OpenStack is a standard for cloud deployments around the world, including some of the largest retailers and network operators. OpenStack has evolved quickly over the past few years, and continuous innovation has played a key role in OpenStack adoption.


Getting the Most From Multicore Servers

By Mark Guinther | May 13, 2016

Multicore CPUs enjoy a wonderful marriage with virtualization, which has revolutionized the way we use computing resources. Multiple virtual machines (VMs) can come and go dynamically on a single hardware platform, allowing new applications and services to be quickly deployed. The concept of eight or more cores of computing power available in a chip is impressive until you realize how many of those cores are not readily available to run your applications because they are consumed with the overhead of managing network traffic.


OpenStack Networking: Where to Next?

By Mark Guinther | Apr 25, 2016

On the heels of the OpenStack Summit in Austin this week, the OpenStack Foundation released a very enlightening User Survey. I read the survey with great interest, focusing on networking features in OpenStack.