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Thursday, December 6 • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
TACOS-WR: The (Almost Completely) Open Source Whitebox Router

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We introduce BISDN Linux and baseboxd, an Open Source SDN framework that can run either on or off switch.  baseboxd is a netlink-to-OF-DPA translator that allows the use of standard Linux network applications without having to write SDN controller apps.  BISDN Linux is a switch operating system that comes for free and runs on a handful of data center whitebox switches (Edge-core, Delta, Quanta, Celestica). in addition to being free (as in 'free beer') it also offers an application development kit allowing developers to fix bugs and develop own applications on real hardware.  In its simplest form, BISDN Linux exposes ofagent and can be integrated into ONOS and Trellis. Moreover, by running baseboxd and a routing agent like FreeRangeRouting directly on the switch, Open Source Routing on hardware becomes reality. The combination of FreeRangeRouting, baseboxd and BISDN Linux creates a low-cost SDN platform for small enterprises and academia.

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Hagen Woesner

Managing Director, BISDN
Hagen is managing director of BISDN in Berlin, Germany. BISDN is building telco gateway functions based on various hardware accelerations and a common Linux abstraction over all platforms. He earned his Master and PhD from TU Berlin, then spent a PostDoc period in Italy. He was project... Read More →

Thursday December 6, 2018 3:30pm - 4:00pm PST
Salon 1-2