Welcome to your resource center for all things containers in data center networking. Learn about visibility, connectivity, industry trends and more!
Introduction to containers
Containers have become a popular way to manage applications and microservices, but they’ve introduced new challenges. With Cumulus NetQ, those challenges disintegrate.
Containers: Where Linux host networking meets network infrastructure
Download this whitepaper to learn how containers can give you robust flexibility and agility and how you can align your container network with your NOS using Linux.
Containers are here to stay, who has the right skill set?
Who controls containers: developers, or operations teams? While this might seem like something of an academic discussion, the question has very serious implications for the future of IT.
How to make CI/CD with containers viable in production
Continuing Integration and Continuing Development (CI/CD), and containers are both at the heart of modern software development.
The importance of container visibility
Containers offer unprecedented flexibility for your data center network, but they also add a new level of complexity. Check out this article to learn about the challenges with container visibility.
The future of network visibility
Learn about the complexities faced by modern data center networks and how container visibility, telemetry and NetQ can help.
End-to-end visibility in highly containerized data centers
Containers bring agility to the data center like never before, but they also cause visibility issues. Analyst Zeus Kerravala talks how to ensure you get end-to-end visibility in your network.
Achieve actionable insight into your network from host to switch with NetQ
NetQ is a modern operations tool that brings you end-to-end visibility. Download this paper to see how NetQ can help you reduce costs and scale efficiently.
Host Pack installation guide: Container with VXLAN and Docker Swarm
Download this technical, step-by-step guide to deploy a container network using VXLAN and Docker Swarm on Cumulus Linux.
Container deployment guide with VXLAN: Docker Swarm or MLAG or single-attached to the hosts
Download this step-by-step guide on using Docker Swarm, MLAG or single-attached to the hosts for deploying a Cumulus Linux container network with VXLAN.
How to ensure containers are connected accurately and are fully visible in a microservices world
This short whitepaper discusses the popularity of containers and the issues in visibility and connectivity that arise when deploying a container network.
Flexible and fearless container networking with Tigera
This brief overview summarizes the main benefits for using Tigera and Kubernetes with Cumulus Linux for container visibility and security.
Advertise containers with redistribute neighbor
This technical installation guide gives you step-by-step instructions on advertising containers with redistribute neighbor on Cumulus Linux.
Advertise container addresses into the routing domain with host pack features
This validated deployment guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to advertise container addresses into the routing domain using Cumulus NetQ and Host Pack.
Host pack advertises the Docker bridge
This technical deployment guide provides step-by-step instructions on advertising the docker bridge with Cumulus host pack features.
Webinar: Container visibility
This webinar discusses how the network has evolved, how containers have impacted that evolution and how the introduce new challenges to network stability and visibility.
NetQ with Kubernetes overview and demonstration
Watch this technical demonstration on how to use NetQ with Kubernetes.
NetQ + Kubernetes: bringing container visibility with the leading container orchestrator
Cumulus NetQ, with the help of Kubernetes, provides visibility from container deployments all the way to the spine switches and beyond. Read more here.
Announcing Cumulus NetQ 1.3 — now with Kubernetes!
With Cumulus NetQ 1.3, Cumulus extends its leadership in container networking insight by integrating NetQ with Kubernetes. Learn more here.
NetQ 1.1 and Host Pack: Container service visibility demonstration - Preventative scenario
Data center network expert, Diane Patton, discusses container service visibility using NetQ preventative features.