What's New and Different in Version 3.0 (Technical)

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The presentation below highlights new features and major changes in Cumulus Linux 3.0:

New Hardware:

  • 7 new platforms (40 in total)
  • First 100G and 10GT platforms
  • Now supporting silicon from Mellanox

New Features:

  • APD (ACPI Platform Description)
  • VRF (Virtual Routing and Forwarding)
  • "Installable" backups
  • Redistribute Neighbor (Redistributes ARP cache)

Better Defaults:

  • Faster BGP and OSPF timers
  • Better BGP configuration experience
  • STP on by default for bridges

Upgrade from Debian Wheezy to Debian Jessie:

  • LTS 4.1 Linux kernel
  • systemd

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This support portal has moved

Cumulus Networks is now part of the NVIDIA Networking Business Unit! The NVIDIA Cumulus Global Support Services (GSS) team has merged its operations with the NVIDIA Mellanox support services team.

You can access NVIDIA Cumulus support content from the Mellanox support portal.

You open and update new cases on the Mellanox support portal. Any previous cases that have been closed have been migrated to the Mellanox support portal.

Cases that are still open on the Cumulus portal will continue to be managed on the Cumulus portal. Once these cases close, they will be moved to the Mellanox support portal.

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