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Friday, June 5 • 15:00 - 15:50
Stacked Vlan in Linux: with Report from Netdev 0.1 - Toshiaki Makita, NTT

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Since 802.1ad vlan protocol was introduced in 2013, stacked vlan (double vlan tags) has been getting common on Linux. It can be used not only inside a data center network, but also in integrating Linux into Ethernet VPN, e.g. Metro Ethernet, which often consists of 802.1ad switches. However, there still remains a couple of challenges related to performance and usability. This presentation will give an overview of stacked vlan and its issues, and how they are being addressed. As this topic is discussed in the new Linux networking conference, Netdev 0.1, this presentation also gives a report of related topics on state-of-the-art technologies presented in Netdev.


Toshiaki Makita

Linux kernel engineer, NTT Open Source Software Center
Toshiaki Makita works for NTT Open Source Software Center (NTT OSSC), where he has been providing technical support for Linux kernel. He used to be a research and development engineer focusing on Ethernet VPN at NTT West, which is a regional carrier in NTT group. He has been an active... Read More →

Friday June 5, 2015 15:00 - 15:50 JST
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