Author Archives: Ingrid.Liu

OVS vs Linux Bridge: Who’s the Winner?

The battle between the OVS (Open vSwitch) and Linux Bridge has lasted for a while in the field of virtual switch technologies. Someone hold that the Open vSwitch owns more functions and better performance, which plays the most important role … Continue reading

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OpenStack vs OpenDaylight vs OpenFlow vs OpenvSwitch: What’re Their Relations?

Recently, open source technologies such as OpenvSwitch, OpenDaylight, OpenFlow, and OpenvSwitch have become more and more popular. Though they have been introduced for a while, they still confuse people in some aspects, especially their relations with each other. Here we … Continue reading

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No Switchport Command: How Much Do You Know?

When working with switches, you may meet some interface configuration mode commands such as swtichport mode access, no switchport, etc. Well, do you know what the no switchport command is? Could it be supported by Layer 2 switch or Layer … Continue reading

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Open Switch vs Openvswitch: What’s the Difference?

Recently, the open source technology has become more and more popular. As the important parts in the open source network, open switch and openvswitch have raised much attention. However, some people may be confused with open switch and openvswitch. This … Continue reading

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Will Bare Metal Switch Be Popular in 100G Data Center?

Nowadays, the requirement for bandwidth and transmission speed in data centers is increasing strikingly. To meet the demand for it, networking industries are moving toward a new direction. Focuses previously changing from 1G, 10G and 40G are now shifting to … Continue reading

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