Pica8 - Open Source Cloud Switch

Djamel Sadok jamel at cin.ufpe.br
Mon Oct 18 11:02:56 CDT 2010


How does it compare to the OpenFlow design ideas?

Djamel


On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Matlock, Kenneth L
<MatlockK at exempla.org>wrote:

> Because 'cloud computing' is the latest buzzword, and their marketing
> department thought that by attaching that buzzword to it, that would
> increase sales? :)
>
> Nevermind that clouds contain nothing but vapor.....
>
> Ken Matlock
> Network Analyst
> Exempla Healthcare
> (303) 467-4671
> matlockk at exempla.org
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Hilliard [mailto:nick at foobar.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 18, 2010 8:14 AM
> To: Brandon Kim
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Pica8 - Open Source Cloud Switch
>
> On 18/10/2010 14:27, Brandon Kim wrote:
> > Good question Nick, what is a cloud switch? Is this like VSS in cisco
> > where you have  a virtual chassis?
>
> The vss is virtual management software for a virtual switch.  This box
> looks like a piece of hardware that you can plug things into, so I'm
> just
> wondering what makes this a cloud switch and some other piece of kit not
> a
> cloud switch.
>
> Nick
>
>
>



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