I sat down with Russ during the IETF99 conference to dig into OpenFabric drafts that look to build an automated, self-configuring Leaf/Spine ( or multistage CLOS) IP Fabric. OpenFabric is based on IS-IS protocol and with some minor changes.
Oh, and the fact that BGP is a trash can for IETF activity
The work is being supported by LinkedIn and here is Shawn Zandi’s presentation on slideshare.
Link: LinkedIn OpenFabric Project – Interop 2017 – https://www.slideshare.net/shawnzandi/linkedin-openfabric-project-interop-2017
IETF RFC drafts that are currently being considered by the working group:
Link: draft-white-openfabric-02 – Openfabric – https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-white-openfabric/
Russ also published a video on this own site at Rul11.tech:
Link: Openfabric: A Short Video of the IETF Presentation – rule 11 reader – https://rule11.tech/openfabric-short-video-ietf-presentation/