OpenStack Networking constitutes a fundamental component of any OpenStack Cloud Deployment yet it represents the number one area of concern for Cloud Architects and Operators. Navigating the different choices and options of OpenStack Neutron can be daunting but understanding its interaction with the existing Physical Infrastructure and the role played by the Virtual Network Infrastructure is fundamental to make the right architectural choices from the get go.
Designed for IT professionals looking to expand their OpenStack Networking knowledge, “Navigating OpenStack Networking” is a comprehensive and fast-paced session which provides an overview of OpenStack Networking, its history, its predecessor (Nova Networks), its components and then dives deep into the architecture, its features and plugin model and its role in building an OpenStack Cloud.
The session will also cover the relation between Neutron and advanced Network Services.
Navigating OpenStack Networking will include:
- Nova Networks & Neutron
- Networking Constructs in Neutron (understanding Tenant, Provider & External Networks)
- Architecture of Neutron
- Plugin Model
- Interaction with Physical and Virtual Network Infrastructure
- Advanced Network Services
- Use cases for Neutron
- What's new in the latest release