Subscribing to Port Events

When writing controller applications, it is often useful to determine when a port status changes. For example, when a port’s physical link is removed, flows and internal tables may need to be modified as part of a network layout learning algorithm. Thankfully,...
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...
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...