Faucet Release and Application Overview
The SLATE Team is excited to announce the migration of Faucet from the incubator catalog to the stable catalog on the SLATE Portal.
Faucet is an open source software defined networking (SDN) controller specifically designed for production networks. It is designed to make it easy for network administrators to manage and automate their networks, allowing them to quickly and easily implement changes and new policies.
One of the key features of Faucet is its ability to support a wide range of networking hardware and protocols, including integration with Kubernetes. This makes it a versatile tool that can be used in a variety of different environments and networks, including those that are running on Kubernetes.
Faucet is designed to be easy to use, with a simple and intuitive user interface that makes it easy for network administrators to get up and running quickly. It also comes with a range of powerful features, including support for VLANs, quality of service (QoS), and access control lists (ACLs).
Overall, Faucet is a valuable tool for anyone looking to automate and manage their production network. Whether you are a network administrator at a large enterprise or conducting smaller research, Faucet can help you streamline your network management processes and improve the efficiency and performance of your network.
To find an example of how to implement Faucet on your SLATE cluster, please see this blog post