Hi all.

 

Good news everyone: now Cumulus Linux 2.5.1 is available.

This new Cumulus Linux release adds support for new platforms to hardware compatibility list (HCL):

  • Now Cumulus officially support Quanta T3048-LY9 - switch, that bring high performance of Trident 2 to world of BASE-T connections. It have 48 10G BASE-T and 6 40G QSFP+ ports and provide easy way to mix existed old 1G devices simultaniosly with new 10G solutions without additional cost. Just reuse your existed cable structure with 10G performance.
  • Another important thing is a support for Quanta T5032-LY6 with x86 CPU.

 

Read release notes for a list of fixed and open issues.

 

P.S. Don't forget about validated design guides for VMware vSphere, OpenStack and Hadoop - they are great!

 

P.P.S. What is the most important in this release - support for X86 CPU in all levels of Leaf-Spine topology.

Now you can build homogeneous environment with single Network OS image and deploy all the same apps on all switches.

No more PPC-X86 concerns!