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Thu, May 21



Evolution of Networking

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Evolution of Networking
Evolution of Networking

Time & Location

May 21, 2020, 7:00 PM


About the Event

Seminar Details:

This is the first of the 5 part series of seminars to inaugurate The Open Source SDN lab and TheOpClub at SJSU

Seminar 1: Evolution of Networking

Seminar 2: Network Devices and SDKs - Tomahawk, SDKLT

Seminar 3: System and Network Operating Systems(NOS) - ONL, SONiC

Seminar 4: Programmability and Software Defined Networks(SDN) - Trident 4, NPL

Seminar 5: Network Management and Controllers

Agenda for Seminar 1:

1. Introduction to TheOpClub at SJSU - 5 min - Kalyan P

2. Open Source SDN lab at SJSU - 10 min – Prof. Younghee Park, Venkat Pullela

3. Overview of the 5 workshops - 5 Min

4. Evolution of Networking

  • How Networking started
  • Evolution of switching over eight generations
  • Introduce SDN, Open source Networking
  • How to get involved /Call to action

About our Speaker: Venkat Pullela

Venkat Pullela is a Distinguished Engineer in the Switch Architecture team at Broadcom. Prior to Broadcom, he was a Sr. Director of Engineering at Cisco leading Cat6K, Nexus 1K teams. He contributed to 8 generations of switching engines at Cisco resulting in 20+ patents and Cisco’s first Pioneer in Technology award. He holds an MS in Computer Science from IIT, Kanpur and a BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering from NIT, Warangal, India. His interests include switching architectures, hardware implementation of networking features, hardware abstraction and hardware software interfaces.

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