Tech Talk by Ben Pfaff: Open vSwitch – Past, Present & Future

In this talk we have the honor of hosting one of the original three engineers who wrote the first version of Open vSwitch. Ben Pfaff will be giving Tech Talk on Open vSwitch – it’s past, present and future. Through this Tech Talk he will enlighten us about following:

1. OVS history

2. Present state of OVS: features, architecture

3. Some of the use cases where OVS is being used in the production environments

4. OVS future direction

 About Ben Pfaff

Ben joined Nicira as one of its first employees in 2007 after finishing his PhD at Stanford. Since then he has been working on what became OpenFlow and Open vSwitch. He also made some early contributions to the NOX controller. He has been involved with free software since about 1996, when he started work on GNU PSPP and joined the Debian project.

When March 20 · 6:00 PM

Where HackerDojo, Mountain View, CA



Time: 6:00 PM Pizza & Networking

Guest Speaker Presentation: 6:30 PM

Q&A: 7:30 PM