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Video: Calico Introduction

LinuxVirtTrainTeam-OracleNov 3 2019 — edited Mar 25 2021



This video provides an introduction to Calico software defined networking and security in a Kubernetes cluster. It explains the networking and security benefits Calico brings to Kubernetes deployments, and the components used to implement Calico.

As part of a curated set of open source Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) projects, Calico is an open source networking and network security solution for containers, virtual machines, and native host-based workloads. Calico controls traffic flows using the Linux networking dataplane, and complimenting that with Linux forwarding and access control.


This video explains how Calico provides simple and scalable IP routing and networking security for containers and VMs and lists components used by Calico a Kubernetes cluster.

Note: The information provided here is not intended for productions systems and is unsupported.

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Additional Resources

If you liked this video, you might also like to see more videos on technologies, software and tools used by Oracle to develop microservices-based applications for deployment in environments that support open standards and specifications.

The following Resource links offer a wealth of additional videos and information on this subject:

Calico Open Source Project site –

Kubernetes Open Source Project site –

Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment Training -

Oracle Linux 8 Video Learning Library -

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Added on Nov 3 2019