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Easiest way to develop on ONOS

I just started interning at the ON.LAB. We are developing the ONOS controller and other things. The learning curve for ONOS is a bit of a challenge compared to its python competitors. But it has several features that a carrier-grade

Posted in OpenFlow 1.3, SDN, Tutorials

Introduction to ONOS

I just put together a few screencast from ONOS. IMO, they are a great way to get you introduced to ONOS. Then, if you think it sounds good, go ahead and look further. This screencast is an overview of ONOS.

Posted in SDN, Thoughts & theories

Easiest way to install OpenVswitch and Mininet on Ubuntu 12.04

I’ve been struggling trying to set up the OVS 2.0 with Mininet 2.2 on Ubuntu 12.04. Apparently the installation script from Mininet is not fully working on Ubuntu 12.04. What did I do to fix it? The easiest way to

Posted in Mininet, OpenVswitch, SDN, Ubuntu

Topology Discovery with Ryu

How can be openflow used to do topology discovery? Why would you want to do that? You might be interest in doing topology discovery on your topology for multiple reasons such as applying custom forwarding strategies from a centralized global

Posted in RYU, SDN

Shortest Path forwarding with Openflow on RYU

So, Openflow doesn’t do shortest path forwarding? How can a network architecture NOT do shortest path forwarding? SDN is BS. Yes, Openflow doesn’t do shortest path forwarding by itself, in fact, it doesn’t do anything by itself. Openflow is a

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Posted in RYU, SDN, Tutorials

OpenDaylight Tutorial – Basic Setup

In this tutorial we will go through basic setup of the OpenDaylight Controller (ODL). I am supposing that you have already installed the latest version of ODL. If not I suggest you to simply deploy a VM with everything you

Posted in SDN, Tutorials

OpenDaylight Tutorial – Installation

The first official release of OpenDaylight, HYDROGEN,  is available for download at their website since February 4, 2014. It is a promise among the SDN controllers. It is an Open source project, and a lot of huge colaborators are part

Posted in SDN
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