Ryu REST API – Your First Tool for Learning OF-DPA

The OF-DPA pipeline is a complex OpenFlow environment. The first tool you should use to develop an understanding of OF-DPA is the Ryu REST API.  This will provide you a way to probe the status of a switch and modify the switch’s behavior from a web browser. The...
Ryu for Prototyping

Ryu for Prototyping

  SQI has selected the Ryu Controller for our prototyping environment. Ryu is a Python based, open source technology. It is much easier to get started with than the controllers focused on large scale deployments. And, being a scripting language base technology...
OF-DPA 2.0 Key Reference Materials

OF-DPA 2.0 Key Reference Materials

Here is a list of links to key OF-DPA and OpenFlow 1.3 resource materials: OF-DPA OpenFlow 1.3.1 Switch Pipeline Specification and Software The Broadcom datasheet for OF-DPA 2.0. OpenFlow Data Plane Abstraction (OF-DPA): Abstract Switch Specification v 2.0...
Accelerating Understanding and Usage of the OF-DPA Pipeline

Accelerating Understanding and Usage of the OF-DPA Pipeline

SQI is launching this Blog to provide insight into the OF-DPA pipeline. The release of Broadcom’s OpenFlow Data Plane Abstraction (OF-DPA) 2.0 is a major event for OpenFlow technology adoption. OF-DPA brings line-rate switching OpenFlow switching  into the...