Chapter 11

Routing and Traffic Engineering in Software Defined Networks

While on top of Everest, I looked across the valley towards the great peak Makalu and mentally worked out a route about how it could be climbed. It showed me that even though I was standing on top of the world, it wasn't the end of everything. I was still looking beyond to other interesting challenges.

Edmund Hillary

Abstract

Software Defined Networking (SDN) has received much attention in the past several years. SDN allows much better control over a network and is well suited for a network environment such as data center networks where a provider has full administrative control. In this chapter, we discuss SDN architecture and how separation of data and control ...

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