There is an African proverb that it takes a whole village to raise a child. The basic meaning is that child upbringing is a communal effort. The responsibility for raising a child is shared with the extended family. Everyone participates especially the older children, aunts and uncles, grandparents, and cousins – even neighbors and friends. […]
Test results show that a Tomahawk-based switch unfairly allocates bandwidth, while a Mellanox Spectrum-based switch allocates bandwidth fairly regardless of which ports are used.
Last week brought us, in my opinion some of the biggest news that I’ve read recently. In a nutshell the news was that Google is working with Rackspace and IBM and that they have created an OpenPower Foundation. In essence, they’re collaborating on open hardware designs based on the Power9 architecture from IBM and, at the […]
Intel is aggressively positioning itself to become the dominant platform for virtual networking and NFV. That’s my takeaway from Intel Cloud Day.
I’m heading to the Intel Cloud Day event courtesy of Tech Field Day. Intel will provide details on its efforts to build software-defined infrastructure for the cloud, including NFV.