The TOSCA Times: Which TOSCA for NFV? Pt 2 – ETSI NFV and ONAP
In Part 1 of this three-part series, I detailed why TOSCA is winning the open standards war for cloud application deployment and orchestration as well as the issues with extending TOSCA and how to understand which NFV specification, if any, is needed. ETSI NFV cannot be the answer to everything NFV Since ETSI NFV specifications
The TOSCA Times: Which TOSCA for NFV? Pt 1 – Open Standard Wars
Introduction At the beginning of this year, I ventured the prediction that 2017 will be “The Year of TOSCA.” Six months later, the TOSCA landscape has not changed much – except for the projects around it which have changed – and there is a divergence threat on the horizon on which I will elaborate. But
Open Source Summit Recap Part Duex
These last couple of days at #OSSNA were extremely busy. Aside from the continued great conversations with the attendees, we got to meet a lot of co-presenters, interesting groups & non-profits (Women in Linux, Kids on Computers, LinuxChicks, Free Software Foundation, the team from Fedora and many more)… and of course the stellar lineup of
Open Source Summit – Day One Recap
Meet us at Booth #600 at Open Source Summit North America Today was an energizing first day at Open Source Summit North America. A lot of excellent talks, an awesome and empowering Women in Open Source lunch, reunions, and great conversations. I’m really looking forward to tomorrow. These are really exciting times for open source
VNF Onboarding, TOSCA, and ONAP – Why Operators and VNF Vendors Need to Care
Who cares about VNF onboarding? In a word – EVERYONE. Today although there are many different implementations of MANO stacks and many VNFs – the cost to onboard a VNF with MANO is quite high. The promise of automating workflows for lifecycle events requires every network operator to work with the VNF vendors and make
The Birth of an Edge Orchestrator – Cloudify Meets Edge Computing
Shay Naeh discusses the challenges of orchestrating at the edge and how Cloudify is the perfect orchestration platform for mobile edge devices.
How OPNFV Functest Tests Clearwater vIMS Deployment Using Cloudify – One Year Later
In this followup blog post, the OPNFV Functest team discusses major and minor advancements in their testing of Clearwater IMS with Cloudify, including software upgrade and multisite deployment.
The TOSCA Times Pt 3 – Model-Driven Workflows with TOSCA, Cloudify, and ARIA
In this third installment of The TOSCA Times, Michael details how Cloudify and ARIA take the model-driven approach and how TOSCA then adopted declarative, model-driven workflows.
The TOSCA Times Pt 2 – Handling Workflows in TOSCA vs Similar DSLs
In this second installment, Michael discusses how TOSCA workflows differ from other DSLs, such as BPMN/BPML and BPEL due to its model-driven, vs task-driven, design.
How Cloudify Enabled a Telco to Create a Fully Automated, Managed CPE Service – A Use Case
Tamir talks about his personal experience helping a large telco create a completely automated CPE service for its customers with an orchestration first approach.