Carbon is the sixth release of OpenDaylight (ODL), the leading open source platform for programmable, software-defined networks.
New features of Carbon are;
Enhancements to support IoT deployments, Metro Ethernet, and cable operator support
Integrated NFV management
Security, Scale, Stability, and Performance (S3P), with a particular focus on clustering and federation
Pantheon’s Carbon distribution package is free from any proprietaries to give you unobstructed OpenDaylight experience with Carbon SR3, which was built on CentOS 7. The image contains pre-installed Carbon release of the OpenDaylight platform. Choose this release to test your products on before moving to proprietary distributions.
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This release contains widespread enhancements and improvements. The main focus is the major version upgrade of Apache Karaf container from 3.0.8 to 4.0.9. Each release of Karaf provides a set of common dependencies that should remain constant across applications in the container so you get stable, interoperable and secure ODL (S3P).
Overall platform performance due to a map of dependencies generated and maintained by Karaf 4.0 which makes both startup and new feature deployment much quicker.
The same dependency map that speeds deployments also makes it easier to track, isolate and discover breakdowns and errors
ODL depends on third party features that interact with parts of Karaf, but until the Nitrogen release, the Karaf security features did not cover them.
Pantheon’s image contains pre-installed Nitrogen release of the OpenDaylight platform, thus guarantees the purest Nitrogen experience.
Faster data store query operations
Sped up via flexible attribute indexing
A well-fitted query language
For YANG model-based data tree structures
Rich and easy to navigate application programming interface
Avoids repeated boilerplate coding caused by missing support for filtered read operations
Available examples to minimize learning process
Watch our videos, or use one of our example snippets, to start using MDSAL right away
What is the basic functionality MD-SAL Queries offers? Who are the developers that will have the best use for it?
We offer the best implementation of the Simple Network Management Protocol southbound plugin (SSB) currently on the market. Rewritten from scratch in order to correspond with the current standards of a high-performing and reliable code.
Its purpose is to provide ODL applications with the ability to communicate with SNMP devices using the SAL layer, provided by MD-SAL. It also provides supporting tools and utilities, such as translating MIB files to YANG models, together with trap support. Support for clustering is included, enabling load distribution (scaling up) across clustered environment, as well as ensuring its high availability.
What’s in it for you?
Best ODL implementation of SNMP southbound plugin
Rewritten from scratch to adhere to current standards of high-performing and reliable code
Interconnects ODL devices
SNMP devices communicate via MD-SAL’s SAL layer
Supporting tools and utilities
Translates MIB files to YANG models & trap support
High availability thanks to load distribution
How does translating a YANG model work? What are the main differences between MIB and YANG and how does the SNMP Southbound Plugin utilize the smi2yang command line application?
Visibility package is a software component used to gather and visualize network topology data from different networks, network management systems and cloud orchestrators.
For better visibility with features such as
single and multilayer topology visualization
device information gathering
monitoring of link and interface utilization
device console access
Supports several southbound plugins
Standardized southbound interfaces and commonly used management protocols
Visibility Package integrations
Visibility Package integrates several networking technologies such as FD.io, VPP and Honeycomb. It also utilizes OpenDaylight SNMP and NETCONF southbound plugins.
Telemetry and Time series data from managed networks may be stored in Elasticsearch and visualized in Kibana or forwarded to Kafka for further processing by the PNDA cluster.
Visibility Package Demo
Pantheon’s Visibility Package for OpenDaylight is a software component, which is not only a great network topology visualization tool, but also provides automation and network management functionality for data centers.
How does the package’s topology discovery process work?
Data centers have become increasingly important for virtualized and micro-service oriented applications. The purpose of the PANTHEON.tech Visibility Package for OpenDaylight is to provide data centers with automation and network management functionality.
Clustering is the ability to engage and run multiple software in parallel, to work in environment as a single entity. For example, if you are encountering issues with search queries in your database, you can improve the hardware’s performance by more efficient distribution of the requests in a cluster, which will be responsible for this function.
We’ve now fine-tuned the current clustering implementation in Nitrogen. We’ve added a newly designed test suite to support early problem detection and prevent code regressions. We’ve also fixed numerous issues in the previous clustering implementation, which helped us gain complete understanding of the ODL Clustering. This is a crucial benefit to our customers, as we design, implement, and test clustering in public and proprietary ODL applications.
ODL clustering relies on following technologies
Distributed Data Store
What does that mean for your business?
Evaluation and adapting to crashes
Backing up data between cluster
Full customization of queues
Reliable and simple
Use full potential of cluster network
A part of the FD.io project, in addition to being a NETCONF/RESTCONF Java-based management agent, Honeycomb also serves as a framework for building specialized agents. PANTHEON.tech provides its commercial supported distribution: we offer Honeycomb’s pre-packaged version, ready to be installed in the Linux distribution of your choice, as well as VM images with pre-packaged installations of Honeycomb and the Vector Packet Processor.
While using features and utilities from various OpenDaylight projects such as YANG Tools, controller, MD-SAL as well as NETCONF, the Vector Packet Processor is Honeycomb’s biggest use case. SDN controllers such as OpenDaylight can be integrated with VPP via Honeycomb’s management agent. As a generic agent, Honeycomb can be positioned on top of any other system or software that can be controlled from any JVM code. This is possible thanks to Honeycomb’s modularity.
Why use Pantheon’s Honeycomb distribution?
Commercial supported distribution
Every problem solved easily
NETCONF/RESTCONF/BGP management agent for VPP
Enables VPP integration with the OpenDaylight SDN platform
Provides framework for building specialized agents
Just install and run
How do we use Honeycomb and VPP to interconnect Linux containers?
VPP Honeycomb with BGP support together with OpenDaylight SDN controller used to announce IPv6 neighbor discovery information in topology model
Linux native YANG-based configuration and operational state datastore for Unix/Linux applications. Applications can use Sysrepo to store their configuration provided by their YANG model, and configured via NETCONF. Sysrepo ensures consistency of the data stored in the datastore and enforces data constraints defined by YANG model.
Why choose Sysrepo as datastore?
Consistency of data stored in the datastore, full transaction and concurrency support
C-language API or Python 2 & 3 / Lua / Java bindings can be used by apps to enter their configuration
Management agent integration
Integrated with the Netopeer 2 NETCONF server, integration with other NETCONF / RESTCONF management agents is possible
Startup, running and candidate datastore support
Support for publishing applications’ state data to Sysrepo
Notifications & RPCs
Event notifications, customs RPCs & YANG 1.1 Actions support
Integration of Sysrepo with Virtual Packet Processors (VPPs) and Linux containers
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