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Episode 2 – Getting to know her better (An OpenStack Series)

If you have skipped the first Episode, I am not responsible for the technical and emotional confusion created when you go through Episode 2 of this OpenStack series. So if you haven't already, I highly recommend Episode 1 - The... Continue Reading →

Episode 1 – The Misconception (An OpenStack Series)

We were introduced a few years ago. Like most other people in similar line of work as myself, I was content with what I had. Yes it had its ups and downs and I was spending way too much time... Continue Reading →

Understanding OpenVSwitch (An OpenStack SDN component)

Update (26 Dec, 2016): This article was featured on the OpenStack Superuser website: OpenVSwitch is an open source project that allows hypervisors to virtualize the networking layer. This caters for the large number of virtual machines running on one... Continue Reading →

Managing Port Level Security in OpenStack

The OpenStack platform, specifically (the networking component) Neutron uses the concepts of Ports in order to connect the various Cloud instances to different networks and the corresponding Virtual Networking devices like Neutron Routers, Firewalls etc. The default security on these... Continue Reading →

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