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[What Is] ONAP | Open Network Automation Platform

ONAP (Open Network Automation Platform) is quite a trend in the contemporary SDN world. It is a broad project, consisting of a variety of sub-projects (or components),  which together form a network function orchestration and automation platform. Several enterprises are active in ONAP and its growth is accelerating rapidly. PANTHEON.tech is a proud contributor as well. What is ONAP? The platform itself emerged from the AT&T ECOMP (Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management & Policy) and Open-O […]

[What Is] O-RAN | Open Radio Access Network

It is a long-term goal of several enterprises, including PANTHEON.tech, to embrace an open(-source) ecosystem for network development and connectivity. An open approach to software development opens doors to all the talents around the globe, to contribute to projects that will shape the future of networking. One such project is the Open Radio Access Network […]

PANTHEON.tech in 2020

PANTHEON.tech 2020: A Look Back

Join us in reminiscing and reminding you, what PANTHEON.tech has managed to create, participate in, or inform about in 2020. Project: CDNF.io In the first quarter of the year, we have made our latest project, CDNF.io, accessible to the public. Cloud-native functions were long overdue in our portfolio and let me tell you – there […]

Karaf in OpenDaylight

[Thoughts] On Karaf & Its Future

These thoughts were originally sent on the public karaf-dev mailing list, where Robert Varga wrote a compelling opinion on what the future holds for Karaf and where its currently is headed. The text below was slightly edited from the original. With my various OpenDaylight hats on, let me summarize our project-wide view, with a history […]

[OpenDaylight] Binding-Independent & Binding-Aware

From the get-go, the MD-SAL architecture was split into two distinct worlds: Binding-Independent (BI, DOM) and Binding-Aware (BA, Binding). This split comes from two competing requirements: Type-safety provided by Java, for application developers who interact with specific data models Infrastructure services that are independent of data models. Type-safety is supported by interfaces and classes generated […]

Ultimate OpenDaylight Guide Part 1: Documentation & Testing

Ultimate OpenDaylight Guide | Part 1: Documentation & Testing

by Samuel Kontriš, Robert Varga, Filip Čúzy | Leave us your feedback on this post! Welcome to Part 1 of the PANTHEON.tech Ultimate Guide to OpenDaylight! We will start off lightly with some tips & tricks regarding the tricky documentation, as well as some testing & building tips to speed up development! Documentation 1. Website, Docs & Wiki […]

Road to Cloud-Native Network Functions

We have come a long way to enjoy all the benefits that cloud-native network functions bring us – lowered costs, agility, scalability & resilience. This post will break down the road to CNFs – from PNF to VNF, to CNF. What are PNFs (physical network functions)? Back in the ’00s, network functions were utilized in […]

Karaf in OpenDaylight

[Thoughts] On Karaf & Its Future

These thoughts were originally sent on the public karaf-dev mailing list, where Robert Varga wrote a compelling opinion on what the future holds for Karaf and where its currently is headed. The text below was slightly edited from the original. With my various OpenDaylight hats on, let me summarize our project-wide view, with a history […]

lighty.io's 13th release!

[Release] lighty.io 13

With enterprises already deploying lighty.io in their networks, what are you waiting for? Check out the official lighty.io website, as well as references.     13 is an unlucky number in some cultures – but not in the case of the 13th release of lighty.io! What’s new in lighty.io 13? PANTHEON.tech has released lighty.io 13, […]

AF_XDP featured image / logo

[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 […]

Network Service Mesh & CNF's by PANTHEON.tech

[Integration] Network Service Mesh & Cloud-Native Functions

by Milan Lenčo & Pavel Kotúček | Leave us your feedback on this post! As part of a webinar, in cooperation with the Linux Foundation Networking, we have created two repositories with examples from our demonstration “Building CNFs with FD.io VPP and Network Service Mesh + VPP Traceability in Cloud-Native Deployments“: CNF NSM Example VPP Traceability […]