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Software-Defined Networking: Guidelines for Experimentation and Validation in Large-Scale Real World Scenarios

  • Joao Goncalves
  • David Palma
  • Luis Cordeiro
  • Sachin Sharma
  • Didier Colle
  • Adam Carter
  • Paulo Simoes
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 437)

Abstract

This article thoroughly details large-scale real world experiments using Software-Defined Networking in the testbed setup. More precisely, it provides a description of the foundation technology behind these experiments, which in turn is focused around OpenFlow and on the OFELIA testbed. In this testbed preliminary experiments were performed in order to tune up settings and procedures, analysing the encountered problems and their respective solutions. A methodology consisting of five large-scale experiments is proposed in order to properly validate and improve the evaluation techniques used in OpenFlow scenarios.

Keywords

OFELIA OpenFlow Software-Defined Networking 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joao Goncalves
    • 1
  • David Palma
    • 1
  • Luis Cordeiro
    • 1
  • Sachin Sharma
    • 2
  • Didier Colle
    • 2
  • Adam Carter
    • 3
  • Paulo Simoes
    • 4
  1. 1.OneSource, Consultoria Informatica, Lda.Portugal
  2. 2.Department of Information Technology (INTEC)Ghent University, iMindsBelgium
  3. 3.Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC)University of EdinburghUK
  4. 4.CISUC, Department of Informatics EngineeringUniversity of CoimbraPortugal

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