OPNFV & ONAP Lab as a Service

Lab as a Service

The UNH-IOL is hosting the LFN's Lab as a Service (LaaS) infrastructure, providing developer resources for the Linux Foundation's Networking Projects. LaaS is a community resource, where LF Networking participants can book bare metal compute and networking resources to support their open source work.

Resources

LaaS Hardware

The UNH-IOL hosts 38 HPE proliant x86 servers and 14 Gigabyte Cavium aarch64 servers. Each x86 HPE server has:

  • 512 GiB RAM
  • 800 GB SSD Storage
  • 2 x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2699 v4 @ 2.20GHz
    • 88 total threads
  • 6 x 10G networking

Each ARM Gigabyte Cavium server has:

  • 250 GiB RAM
  • 2x450 GB SSD Storage
  • 2 x Cavium ThunderX 48-core
    • 96 total threads
  • 4 x 10G networking

Each machine has multiple 10 Gigabit interfaces with a full 40 Gigabit interconnect between switches for fast networking.

Project Hosting

The UNH-IOL is also hosting hardware for various OPNFV projects, available to developers within those projects. Contact us for opportunities to host resources specific to your project needs.