Last autumn Todd Hoff (the author of the fantastic High Scalability blog) asked me to write a short article explaining the scalability challenges SDN and OpenFlow in particular might be facing. It took me “a while”, but I finally got it done – the OpenFlow/SDN Is Not a Silver Bullet for Network Scalability article was published last Monday.
Ivan Pepelnjak, CCIE#1354, is the chief technology advisor for NIL Data Communications. He has been designing and implementing large-scale data communications networks as well as teaching and writing books about advanced technologies since 1990. See his full profile, contact him or follow @ioshints on Twitter.