PQ Show 23 – OpenFlow and SDN – ONF Testing & Interoperability with Michael Haugh

In this show we speak with Michael Haugh, the chairperson of Testing and Interoperability Working Group OpenFlow-Logo-150x115 https://www.opennetworking.org/working-groups/testing-a-interop  at the Open Networking Foundation. Michael is a Senior Product Line Manager and oversees Ixia’s Carrier Ethernet go-to-market strategy and product line on the Ixia core and IxN2X platforms. Michael has been in networking for 17 years and is a CCIE #4334. The working group, is a vendor focussed committee that is responsible for Certification, Interoperability and Benchmarking for vendors OpenFlow hardware to receive ONF certification of conformance.  The group defines testing suites, verify interoperability in a multi-vender environment and holds private events for vendors to participate. Examples of testing metrics include, flow table capacity, stats handling and OpenFlow messaging rates.

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Testing at Interop

you can follow Mike on his corporate twitter handle @IXIAcom

Greg Ferro
Greg Ferro is a Network Engineer/Architect, mostly focussed on Data Centre, Security Infrastructure, and recently Virtualization. He has over 20 years in IT, in wide range of employers working as a freelance consultant including Finance, Service Providers and Online Companies. He is CCIE#6920 and has a few ideas about the world, but not enough to really count. He is a host on the Packet Pushers Podcast, blogger at EtherealMind.com and on Twitter @etherealmind and Google Plus.
Greg Ferro
Greg Ferro
Greg Ferro
  • http://twitter.com/dburns3020 Dustin Burns

    Great insight into the testing being done and what the ONF is focusing on.

  • Cisco services

    great focus on testing

  • http://twitter.com/networkstatic Brent Salisbury

    Thanks guys, Michael had awesome insight.

  • http://www.facebook.com/addyoudirectory David McNeil

    Testing is losing its value… but has its own scope like oasis in desert