Research Confront in Software Defined Networking Environment: A Survey

  • Sankari Subbiah
  • Varalakshmi Perumal
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 628)


The data centric networking resources are virtualized with the concept of Software Defined Networking (SDN). This is used to overcome the traditional networking issues such as traffic congestion, traffic delay, and to improve the network scalability. The networking topology is emulated in the mininet emulator. The customized traffic policy is implemented in the SDN controller. In this paper, mininet emulator and the OpenDaylight SDN controller are studied thoroughly in order to establish the SDN environment. The research challenges are discussed to set up the virtual network in the cloud based data center.


Software defined networking Data center Network virtualization SDN controller Openflow 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologySri Sai Ram Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer TechnologyAnna UniversityChennaiIndia

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