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The Future of Java

Oracle has made headlines and created community uproar when it announced that the Java SE platform will be undergoing major changes. The platform has had an interesting history of release cycles. At first, releases were lead by major features. No new feature meant no release – so new features determined release dates. It took, for […]

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PANTHEON.tech @ KubeCon & CloudNative Con 2019

Barcelona is a wonderful city and home of several important conferences, which PANTHOEN.tech attended in the past. Rastislav Szabó & Tomáš Jančiga returned to Barcelona this year, to attend KubeCon & CloudNative Con. With over 7700 participants, KubeCon was a massive event with lots of promising presentations. “KubeCon confirmed, that IT is moving towards cloud-native principles […]

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[lighty.io] BGP Route Reflector

The main goal of this project is to create a Docker container, that can be connected to an existing network and provide route-reflector functionality. We are using OpenDaylight-BGP plugin for this demonstration. What is a BGP route-reflector? The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a routing protocol, designed for TCP/IP internets. Since the Internal BGP (IBGP) […]

PANTHEON.tech @ ONS 2019

Our PANTHEON.tech all-star team, comprised of Juraj Veverka, Martin Varga, Róbert Varga & Štefan Kobza visited the Open Networking Summit North America 2019 (ONS), in the sunny town of San Jose, California. In the span of 3 days, keynotes and presentations were held with notable personalities and companies from various network companies & technological giants. “The networking part, was a welcoming mixture of old acquaintances & […]

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[PyConSK19] Automated visualization and presentation of test results

PANTHEON.tech’s developer Tibor Frank recently held a presentation at PyConSK19 in Bratislava. Here is his full-length presentation and some notes on top of it. Motivation Patterns, trends, and correlations that might remain undetected in text-based data can be exposed and recognized easier with data visualization. Why do we need to visualize data? Because people like pictures and […]

[lighty.io] OVSDB & OpenFlow Controller

OVSDB and OpenFlow controller based on lighty.io PANTHEON.tech has recently published an example application of an SDN controller, using RESTCONF Northbound module and OVSDB + OpenFlow Southbound modules. In this blog we are going to describe, how to use the SDN controller with an Open vSwitch instance running in OpenStack. Open vSwitch, OVSDB & OpenFlow Open vSwitch is […]

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[What Is] XDP/AF_XDP and its potential

What is XDP? XDP (eXpress Data Path) is an eBPF (extended Berkeley Packet Filter) implementation for early packet interception. Received packets are not sent to kernel IP stack directly, but can be sent to userspace for processing. Users may decide what to do with the packet (drop, send back, modify, pass to the kernel). A […]

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[What Is] Cloud-Native and its future

The methodology of cloud-native enables applications, as we know them, to function in a cloud environment and utilize it to the fullest. But what does the cloud offer, that wasn’t here before? Forecast: Cloudy Services that function in the cloud are characterized by an unlimited presence – they are accessed from anywhere, with a functional […]

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lighty.io is Cloud-Native Ready, are you?

lighty.io, at its core, manages network devices in a virtualized network. It is therefore crucial, that it works as a robust, and at the same time, stable tool. When deployed in modern networks, lighty.io itself can not guarantee stability and an error-free network. PANTHEON.tech engineers have managed to extend OpenDayligh/lighty.io capabilities with Akka Cluster. This fulfills requirements for dynamic, horizontal […]

PANTHEON.tech @ Open Networking Summit Europe ’19

Here at PANTHEON.tech, we are proud to be a corporate member of the Linux Foundation and one of the sponsors of this the Open Networking Summit Europe 2019. We were in attendance for this year’s Open Networking Summit Europe in Belgium, Antwerp. The organization was, as always, handled by the Linux Foundation Networking. As is […]