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Framework for Traffic Engineering of SDN Data Paths
Advances in Applied Sciences
Volume 1, Issue 2, October 2016, Pages: 37-45
Received: Sep. 15, 2016; Accepted: Sep. 26, 2016; Published: Oct. 15, 2016
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Lucio Agostinho Rocha, Department of Software Engineering, Federal University of Technology, UTFPR (Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná), Dois Vizinhos, Brazil
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Software Defined Networking (SDN) is an approach to the deployment of future network infrastructures. SDN allows deal with different configurations to a crescent amount of virtualized network devices. In this paper, we offer a framework to support a number of network configurations through computational modeling and deployment of data paths between physical hosts for SDN. Computational modeling is a feasible alternative to measure and analyze the most diverse computational problems before its prototyping. We develop the toolset called Mini-TE (Mini-Traffic Engineering) to perform traffic engineering over computational models of data center topologies, and to set data paths before submission of data streams. As a consequence, Mini-TE contributes to reduce the operating expense to discover routes among hosts of data centers. We want to evaluate the effectiveness of our methodology by using Mininet through a set of experiments.
SDN, OpenFlow, Network Management, Network Architecture, Scalability
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Lucio Agostinho Rocha, Framework for Traffic Engineering of SDN Data Paths, Advances in Applied Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016, pp. 37-45. doi: 10.11648/j.aas.20160102.13
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