VXLAN Offload

It’s been a while since I last posted due to work and life in general.


VLANS circa 1998 It’s amazing that a technology that is over 16 years old is still widely used today.

Openstack scripts

I’ve updated my Git repo with some of the deployment scripts I’ve used for my Brix/NUC lab setup.

Self Healing OpenStack Control Plane with Kubernetes

I presented, along with Shixiong Shang and Randy Tuttle from CloudPerceptions, at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, TX regarding using Kubernetes as the underlay for building a ‘self-healing’ OpenStack control plane:

Openstack with IPv6

Openstack….now with lots of addresses! After being inspired to update my IPv6 experience in my previous post, I figured it was time to start enabling IPv6 within my Openstack lab environment.

IPv6 "Sage"

Free Stuff Motivates Me I’ll admit it. Anytime I see a challenge where one can win free schwag I dive into it head first.

Openstack Juno on Centos 7

First, sorry for the delay in posting. I’ve been busy in rebuilding my lab (4 times) to accommodate parallel testing.


Huh? With the recent advances in virtualization and abstracted computing, software-defined networking (SDN) has become a reality.

Devstack single NIC configuration

I made a post recently on setting up Openstack for development using Devstack but failed to mention some other tips on how to build a lab out of anything.

Openstack in 20 minutes

Openstack for the lazy If you are like me, you do a lot of testing.