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Polls are open – OpenStack Summit 2016, Austin

“Keep Austin Weird” evolved from a kicky slogan into a mainstream cultural movement,  giving the city a sense of individuality. Austin will be playing host to the next OpenStack Summit in April 2016. Meanwhile, Midokura has blossomed into a global innovator in software network virtualization since open sourcing. It’s time to support our mission to Read More …

How do you use OpenStack?

Your feedback matters. Organizations of all sizes are adopting OpenStack since it debut in 2010.  OpenStack’s global footprint is expanding to industries such as automotive, government/defense, film/media, telecommunications, banking, retail, travel and transportation. Every six months, the OpenStack Foundation launches the OpenStack User Survey, releasing the results at the OpenStack Summit.  The latest survey launched Read More …

An Architect’s view on Network Virtualization – Part II

This is a two-part post – Part 1 introduces the network concepts associated with MidoNet architecture and discusses the concepts of complexity to network edges. Part 2 (this post) describes distributed databases, overlay model and traffic flow. Distributed Databases Control plane state is all about how much information a protocol needs to manage. State can Read More …

An Architect’s view on Network Virtualization

This is a two-part post – Part 1 (this post) introduces the components associated with MidoNet network virtualization architecture and discusses the concept of moving complexity to network edges. Part 2 describes distributed databases, overlay model and traffic flow through the virtual network. Introduction There has been a dramatic shift in networking – landscapes have Read More …

Executive Viewpoint 2016 Prediction: Midokura

By working with the leading OpenStack distributions and converged infrastructures, we at Midokura sit at a unique vantage point to look over the horizon and report on what’s to come. Here are our predictions for 2016 and beyond, specifically in the Internet of Things and in regards to the overall state of networking: Read More …