SDN meets the real world: implementation benefits and challenges

This report underwritten by: Nuage Networks 1Executive Summary Software-defined networking (SDN) is an enabling technology shift that mimics for networking what server virtualization brought to data centers. From little more than a research project a decade or so ago, SDN has become one of the biggest trends in the data center, and for good reason. ...

Google compute cloud load balances 1 million requests per second for $10

Google boasts of giant Compute Engine demo, boosts uptime with live migration. We hold Google ransom for… one million Web requests. New Line Cinema Google Compute Engine, the company’s infrastructure-as-a-service cloud that competes against Amazon Web Services, is trying to take reliability and scale to the extreme. Last week, the company said it was able ...