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Software Defined Networking with OpenFlow by Siamak Azodolmolky

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Controllers

In Chapter 4, Setting Up the Environment, we covered POX, and OpenDaylight OpenFlow controllers. In this section we provide a list of other open source OpenFlow controller alternatives.

Beacon

Beacon is a fast, cross-platform, modular, Java-based controller that supports both event-based and threaded operation. Beacon has been in development since early 2010, and has been used in several research projects, networking classes, and trial deployments. It is written in Java and runs on many platforms, from high end multi-core Linux servers to Android phones. Beacon is licensed under a combination of the GPL v2 license and the Stanford University FOSS License Exception v1.0. Code bundles in Beacon can be started/stopped/refreshed/installed ...

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