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Software-Defined Networking (SDN) with OpenStack by Sreenivas Voruganti, Sriram Subramanian

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Chapter 6.  Using OpenDaylight with OpenStack

In Chapter 5, Getting Started with OpenDaylight, we introduced OpenDaylight as an open source SDN project that supports SDN protocols such as OpenFlow and OVSDB. In a cloud environment, ODL interacts with OpenStack Neutron to provide the network abstractions necessary for flexible and scalable application deployment. In the previous chapter, we also discussed the OpenDaylight and OpenStack integration in brief.

In this chapter, we will delve deeper into the integration of the ODL and OpenStack environment. Being an SDN solution, OpenDaylight integrates with OpenStack Neutron and handles the network provisioning requests. While Neutron is designed to support various virtual networking technologies, ...

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