Releases

Beryllium and Boron are the currently available releases of Pan-Net’s cloud platform.

Table 1 gives an overview of the main building-blocks of Pan-Net cloud infrastructure with a comparison between of the Beryllium and Boron releases.

Beryllium

Boron

HW support

Be-type

Be/HW2.0-type CN, Be/HW2.0-type SN

Operating system

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial)

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (bionic)

OpenStack version

Ocata

Stein

Ceph version

Jewel 10.2.x

Mimic 13.2.x

SDN version

Contrail 4.x

OVS

Keystone version

v2

v3

SmartNIC support

yes, with vRouter

no

SR-IOV support

yes, switchdev mode with Netronome/xvio

yes, legacy SR-IOV with Intel and Mellanox

Baremetal deployer

MaaS

MaaS

Object storage

Rados-GW, SwiftStack

SwiftStack

Block storage

Ceph, Local disk, Datera

Ceph, Local disk, Datera

BGPaaS

Contrail

In-house

LBaaS L3/ECMP

Contrail

Based on BGPaaS

LBaaS L4/L7

n/a

Octavia

SNAT

Contrail Logical Router

Neutron-GW and SNATaaS (Red Router)

Table 1. Comparison between Beryllium and Boron releases.