Routing and Traffic Engineering in Data Center Networks
The one thing you shouldn't do is try to tell a cab driver how to get somewhere.
Data centers are heavily used for cloud services. Due to huge demand for cloud services, large data centers are organized as data center networks for scalabilty. In this chapter, we discuss data center netowrk topologies such as a fat-tree topology. We then discuss routing and forwarding mechanisms in data center networks, and the traffic engineering implications.
Cloud services; data center network; DCN topology; Clos network; fat-tree topology; addressing; TCAM implementation; BCube; DCN traffic engineering; multipath measure (MPM); eBGP for ultra-large ...
Get Network Routing, 2nd Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.
O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.