IRC chat has moved to Slack

Hey Midos, We recently made a decision to move our public chat channels away from freenode IRC, over to Slack. You can immediately sign up for our public Slack team at https://slack.midonet.org. Midokura started out using IRC long ago, and moved to more modern chat based systems awhile ago and never looked back. Slack has … 

 

MidoNet 2015.01 release

The MidoNet project is pleased to announce the release of MidoNet 2015.01.   The release notes are available here. The packages are available in the repositories (see URL in the release notes).   See the MidoNet documentation for details on installing and operating MidoNet. If you have any question, please reach out via IRC at … 

 

VIDEO: Midokura aligns with Dell on Open Platform for NFV

Watch the video to hear from Distinguished Technologist Wenjing Chu about the Open NFV Project and the trends for open network virtualization.

 

Back to the Future

What is network virtualization? What is a network virtualization overlay? When you think about and look at the cogwheels that keep our solution together you will find out that things like NAT and tunneling are here since the 90s. When i worked with Linux and NAT for the first time the tool was still known … 

 

An Easier Way to Test Drive MidoNet, with Docker

Hello, as a result of our brain storms during the engineering meeting in Barcelona at the end of November we have created a new python-based installer that allows you to install MidoNet together with OpenStack inside containers on virtual or physical servers. The purpose of this installer is to provide a way for a practical and … 

 

MidoNet 2014.11 release

The MidoNet project is pleased to announce the release of MidoNet 2014.11. The release notes are available here. The packages are available in the repositories (see URL in the release notes).   The existing documentation is based on Openstack Icehouse; further communication will be sent when the documentation is updated to Openstack Juno which is the recommended version. In the … 

 

Introduction to MN (Part 6 – VLAN L2 Gateway)

In this article we discuss how to connect MidoNet virtual workloads to physical workloads. This post is the sixth in a series intended to familiarize users with MidoNet’s overlay networking models: Part 1 covered MN’s Provider Router. Part 2 covered Tenant Routers and Networks. Part 3 covered how MN Agent simulates packet traversal of the virtual topology in order … 

 

Introduction to MN (Part 5 – Flow State)

In this article we discuss how  MidoNet manages flow state in order to implement distributed/fault-tolerant versions of advanced network services like connection tracking, load-balancing, port-masquerading. This post is the fifth in a series intended to familiarize users with MidoNet’s overlay networking models: Part 1 covered MN’s Provider Router. Part 2 covered Tenant Routers and Networks. Part 3 covered how MN … 

 

Introduction to MN (Part 4 – Security Groups)

In this article we discuss how OpenStack Security Groups are implemented in MidoNet. This post is the fourth in a series intended to familiarize users with MidoNet’s overlay networking models. Part 1 covered MN’s Provider Router. Part 2 covered Tenant Routers and Networks. Part 3 covered how MN Agent simulates packet traversing of the overlay topology. Neutron Security Groups In OpenStack the … 

 

Singapore MidoNet Meetup: December 4th

OpenStack Networking with Midokura Thursday, Dec 4, 2014, 7:00 PM Singapore Management University60 Stamford Road, School of Law/Accountancy, Seminar Room 2.1 Singapore, SG 8 Cloud Hackers Attending Come and join the meetup if you are interested in OpenStack, Cloud Computing and/or truly functional network virtualization for OpenStack!Schedule19:00 – Doors Open19:25 – Welcome & Introductions19:30 – …