COM - Under the Hood: Network Virtualization with CloudStack & VMware NSX

A session at CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe

Thursday 21st November, 2013

11:30am to 12:00pm (AMT)

This session is a 201 level technical deep dive on the CloudStack with VMware NSX Network Virtualization. NSX is a virtual networking platform powering CloudStack production environments as the networking engine. In this session we will explore the distributed systems architecture of the NSX Controller Cluster, the core functionality and behavior of NSX primary system components, and the logical networking devices and security tools NSX produces for consumption. High availability deployments, and packet flows for common scenarios will be discussed. And finally, wel take a look at how the physical network fabric can be architected for Next Generation NSX deployments.

Some of the session topics include:
System Components Review
Scale-out control plane & HA control and management channels
NSX enabled Hypervisors
Scale-out data plane
NSX Security Groups
NSX Logical Network Devices
Connecting to external networks
Physical network design for Network Virtualization
CloudStack Integration and Network topologies for VMware NSX

About the speaker

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Andy Kennedy

NVP Engineer

Andy Kennedy joined VMware Nicira at the beginning of 2013 as a Network
Virtualisation Platform (NVP) engineer within the Networking & Security
Business Unit. With over 14 years in the industry as both an end-user in a
global enterprise and as a consulting engineer for a networking hardware
vendor, his primary focus is working with large service providers and
financial services organisations on VMware and OpenSource network
virtualisation projects. In addition to tweeting (@packetdiscards), Andy
has spoken at recent VMUG, London OpenStack meetups and Cloud Camp events.
Prior to VMware, Andy held roles in Juniper Networks, NetScout and Goldman

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7 attendees

  • Andy Kennedy
  • Bram Gillemon
  • Frank Louwers
  • Jan Collijs
  • Oded Nahum
  • Rudi Heinen
  • Tariq Iqbal

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Time 11:30am12:00pm AMT

Date Thu 21st November 2013


Veilingzaal, Beurs van Berlage

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