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May 8, 2018
YANG Models for Network Topologies
This blog post discusses different YANG models for describing network topologies. There are multiple applications for a topology data model. For examp...
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October 12, 2016
YANG Mount with OpenDaylight Boron: A Packet Design How-to
In addition to its day job being a chemical element with symbol B and atomic number 5, Boron is the fifth release of OpenDaylight (ODL), the leadi...
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April 7, 2016
A Case for Segment Routing and YANG Data Models: Keeping the WAN SDN Underlay Simple
SDN empowers applications with APIs to program the network devices as shown in the diagram below. This means many of the complex protocols that make...
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March 24, 2016
BGP-LS: What Is It Good For?
I have been asked a lot lately about Packet Design’s BGP-LS story. Before I discuss that, let me first explain what BGP-LS is. What is BGP-LS? B...
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March 14, 2016
Tango with YANG: A YANG overview
With IETF 95 taking place in Buenos Aires next month, here’s a quick overview of YANG’s evolution and our latest implementation of it. In this SD...
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December 16, 2015
Top 10 2015 Blog Posts: From SDN Robot Overlords to Gyrocopters to Nerd Pride
It’s human nature at the end of the year to look back and take stock of what happened. Here we highlight 10 of our most popular blog posts of 2015,...
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November 10, 2015
Addressing the SDN Management Gap at SDN/MPLS Conference
Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will present a technical session during the 18th annual SDN/MPLS 2015 International Conference in Washington, D...
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April 23, 2015
PCE Topology Notifications with OpenDaylight Helium SR3
Helium SR3 OpenDaylight released its third maintenance release for Helium last month. Helium SR3 included a lot of bug fixes across OpenDaylight proje...
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April 7, 2015
All About That YANG at the 92nd IETF Meeting
I was at the 92nd IETF meeting in Dallas a few weeks ago. I attended 16 sessions, mostly in the routing area, and every single one had a discussion ab...
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March 17, 2015
Use Cases and Requirements for Service-Centric SDN Automation
Ever since we unveiled our SDN Platform at the Cisco Live event last May, we have been demonstrating it to many service providers, industry analysts,...
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