DBridges: Flexible Floodless Frame Forwarding

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Varis, Nuutti
dc.contributor.author Manner, Jukka
dc.contributor.author Särelä, Mikko
dc.contributor.author Kiravuo, Timo
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-11T08:59:42Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-11T08:59:42Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Varis , N , Manner , J , Särelä , M & Kiravuo , T 2013 , ' DBridges: Flexible Floodless Frame Forwarding ' COMPUTER NETWORKS , vol 57 , no. 17 , pp. 3601-3616 . DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2013.08.007 en
dc.identifier.issn 1389-1286
dc.identifier.issn 1872-7069
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dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/dbridges-flexible-floodless-frame-forwarding(9bde68bc-4e5e-4bed-8cbd-dc60eb827eb9).html
dc.identifier.other PURE LINK: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389128613002636
dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/11701828/1_s2.0_S1389128613002636_main.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/25730
dc.description.abstract Ethernet has become the de facto layer 2 transmission technology, partly due to ease of use and cost efficiency. The cores of most data centers around the world are based on Ethernet, and large access and core networks are built without IP routing. The inherent simplicity of Ethernet has several drawbacks, including the overhead of network-wide broadcasting and the use of the spanning tree protocol. The academia and the industry have presented numerous solutions to overcome the limitations of Ethernet. Many of these solutions have deployment constraints and often force a change of the whole network. In this paper, we present DBridges, an efficient solution for building large-scale Ethernets based on the IETF-driven RBridges and SEATTLE. DBridges provide loop-safety, dramatic decrease in broadcast traffic, and resiliency and graceful failover without affecting the plug-and-play vision of Ethernet. The key contributions of our solution are that we are backward compatible with RBridges and can support incremental deployment. We analyze and show these benefits in detail, and present various performance measurements using our proof-of-concept implementation. We estimate that with DBridges it is possible to increase the size of Ethernet broadcast domains at least tenfold. en
dc.format.extent 3601-3616
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries COMPUTER NETWORKS en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 57, issue 17 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics en
dc.subject.other 113 Computer and information sciences en
dc.subject.other 111 Mathematics en
dc.subject.other 512 Business and management en
dc.title DBridges: Flexible Floodless Frame Forwarding en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Evolving Internet
dc.contributor.department Department of Communications and Networking en
dc.subject.keyword Ethernet
dc.subject.keyword Dht
dc.subject.keyword Network architecture
dc.subject.keyword 213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
dc.subject.keyword 113 Computer and information sciences
dc.subject.keyword 111 Mathematics
dc.subject.keyword 512 Business and management
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201705114114
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.comnet.2013.08.007
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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