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Leveraging MPLS Backup Paths for Distributed Energy-Aware Traffic Engineering

Frederic Francois, Ning Wang, Klaus Moessner, Stylianos Georgoulas, Ricardo de Oliveira Schmidt
2014 IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management  
This paper introduces a new scheme called Green Backup Paths (GBP) which intelligently exploits these existing backup paths to perform energy-aware traffic engineering without adversely impacting the primary  ...  links can go to sleep for energy saving.  ...  This paper introduces a novel online and fully-distributed Energy-aware Traffic Engineering (ETE) scheme called Green Backup Paths (GBP).  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2014.2321839 fatcat:lbojjq56svhhzjp6jpdq4saoiu

Exploiting the Power of Multiplicity: A Holistic Survey of Network-Layer Multipath

Junaid Qadir, Anwaar Ali, Kok-Lim Alvin Yau, Arjuna Sathiaseelan, Jon Crowcroft
2015 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
backup/ redundant arrangements).  ...  The Internet is inherently a multipath network---for an underlying network with only a single path connecting various nodes would have been debilitatingly fragile.  ...  The authors would also like to thank Gareth Tyson and the anonymous reviewers for their useful feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2015.2453941 fatcat:pvatolih4ngwrooewos2rgeaoe

Segment Routing: a Comprehensive Survey of Research Activities, Standardization Efforts and Implementation Results [article]

Pier Luigi Ventre, Stefano Salsano, Marco Polverini, Antonio Cianfrani, Ahmed Abdelsalam, Clarence Filsfils, Pablo Camarillo, Francois Clad
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We have identified 8 main categories during our analysis of the current state of play: Monitoring, Traffic Engineering, Failure Recovery, Centrally Controlled Architectures, Path Encoding, Network Programming  ...  SR architecture was first implemented with the MPLS dataplane and then, quite recently, with the IPv6 dataplane (SRv6).  ...  [110] propose an SDN based architecture for managing MPLS Traffic Engineering Diffserv-aware networks, which bases its forwarding on SR-MPLS principles.  ... 
arXiv:1904.03471v5 fatcat:2qofywgo7rcwrblltqog4fyzm4

A Survey of Fast-Recovery Mechanisms in Packet-Switched Networks

Marco Chiesa, Andrzej Kamisinski, Jacek Rak, Gabor Retvari, Stefan Schmid
2021 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
packet-based fast-recovery mechanisms in the data plane, focusing on concepts but structured around different networking technologies, from traditional link-layer and IP-based mechanisms, over BGP and MPLS  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Thomas Holterbach, James Kempf, Michael Menth, Daniel Merling, Ankit Singla, and Laurent Vanbever for their insightful comments received on the paper draft  ...  To be able to impose traffic engineering policies, MPLS relies on close interaction with routing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2021.3063980 fatcat:t6z3ph7d6vhvjerxhgx2kh762u

A Machine-Learning-Based Action Recommender for Network Operation Centers

Shady A. Mohammed, Ayse Rumeysa Mohammed, David Cote, Shervin Shirmohammadi
2021 IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management  
Failure management and cost-aware traffic engineering are two important tasks done in Network Operation Centers (NOC).  ...  As a result, ARE can recommend suitable action(s) to remedy network faults and engineer the traffic to minimize costs, all while maximizing the users' Quality of Experience.  ...  The system, called ARE, can recommend actions for failure management and OPEX-aware traffic engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2021.3095463 fatcat:ywe5btol7zeetat7dcxoeiyg4u

Managing resilience in carrier grade networks: Survey, open issues and trends

Wilson Ramirez, Xavier Masip-Bruin, Eva Marin-Tordera, Sergi Sànchez-López
2015 Computer Communications  
insights for future trends.  ...  IP/MPLS and Optical technologies are the foundations of current Carrier-Grade Networks (CGNs), due to both the flexibility of IP/MPLS to provide services with distinct requirements and the high transport  ...  restoration scheme might be needed to compute a second backup path for recovering the affected traffic.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2015.02.015 fatcat:dddpqckzsneffjxhiobnwg7hae

Optical Networking Paradigm: Past, Recent Trends and Future Directions

Eiji OKI, Naoya WADA, Satoru OKAMOTO, Naoaki YAMANAKA, Ken-ichi SATO
2017 IEICE transactions on communications  
PCE is defined as a network element that computes paths, which are used for traffic engineering.  ...  Third, we describe multi-layer traffic engineering and a path computation element (PCE).  ...  PCE is defined as a network element that computes paths, which are used for traffic engineering.  ... 
doi:10.1587/transcom.2016pfi0004 fatcat:q6h66qgcc5gqxcm74mijvdpsze

Software-Defined Networking Using OpenFlow: Protocols, Applications and Architectural Design Choices

Wolfgang Braun, Michael Menth
2014 Future Internet  
Finally, we point out architectural design choices for SDN using OpenFlow and discuss their performance implications.  ...  The authors alone are responsible for the content of the paper. Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflict of interest. Future Internet 2014, 6  ...  The MPLS tunnels may be used for traffic engineering (known as MPLS-TE), as well as for MPLS-based VPNs (MPLS-VPN).  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi6020302 fatcat:ezgfdxk7h5hrlgzrazkzivhiju

A Survey on the Contributions of Software-Defined Networking to Traffic Engineering

Alaitz Mendiola, Jasone Astorga, Eduardo Jacob, Marivi Higuero
2017 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Although there are some discrepancies between the standards developing organisations working with SDN about what SDN is and how it is defined, they all outline Traffic Engineering (TE) as a key application  ...  One of the most common objectives of TE is the congestion minimisation, where techniques such as traffic splitting among multiple paths or advanced reservation systems are used.  ...  The authors work at the Department of Communications Engineering of the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU. Faculty of Engineering, Alda.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2016.2633579 fatcat:ea3sez3v5bfepoigfynqvxgi5q

Virtualising redundancy of power equipment controllers using software-defined networking

Ferdinand von Tüllenburg, Peter Dorfinger, Armin Veichtlbauer, Ulrich Pache, Oliver Langthaler, Helmut Kapoun, Christian Bischof, Friederich Kupzog
2019 Energy Informatics  
In this paper, we propose the implementation of a redundancy virtualisation layer for power system controllers based on software-defined networking (SDN).  ...  MPLS-TE is likely the most common solution for traffic engineering (and network management in general) nowadays.  ...  Yaghmaee et al. (2013) propose to use MPLS with its traffic engineering extension MPLS-TE to provide sufficient quality of service (QoS) to several classes of smart grid traffic.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s42162-019-0086-y fatcat:yg5cuxzfpbajrjaawddhvgypny

The Role of SDN in Application Centric IP and Optical Networks

Victor Lopez, Jose Manuel Gran, Rodrigo Jimenez, Juan Pedro Fernandez-Palacios, Domenico Siracusa, Federico Pederzolli, Ori Gerstel, Yona Shikhmanter, Jonas Martensson, Pontus Skoldstrom, Thomas Szyrkowiec, Mohit Chamania (+3 others)
2016 Journal of green engineering  
The ACINO concept is based on allowing applications to explicitly specify requirements for requested services in terms of high-level (technology-and configuration-agnostic) requirements such as maximum  ...  [1] , or business applications such as backup or inter-site connectivity or various datacenter-to-datacenter interactions, such as distributed search or VM migration.  ...  Energy reduction is expected due to cross-layer application-aware offline and inoperation network planning as well as due to the application of effective online resource allocation algorithms to efficiently  ... 
doi:10.13052/jge1904-4720.634 fatcat:iwwpambr4vgdlpeavrfus4ve3i

Distributed Multipath Routing with Handling of Congestion in TCP/IP Networks using Neural Network

2019 University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science  
Unlike traditional routing schemes that route all traffic along a single path, multipath routing strategies split the traffic among several paths in order to ease congestion.  ...  The proposed method is applied for typical examples of computer networks. The recurrent neural network is trained. Results of testing proof on its good performance.  ...  The results obtained during training and testing stages of the proposed neural network show its good performance, in making local multipath routing decision, when it is applied for two different examples  ... 
doi:10.32792/utq/utjsci/vol4/1/23 fatcat:aoxd4lk4brhjtkhofmbiwe4kxi

Topology forming and optimization framework for heterogeneous wireless back-haul networks supporting unidirectional technologies

M. Kretschmer, P. Batroff, G. Ghinea
2013 Journal of Network and Computer Applications  
MPLS forwarding state.  ...  In this paper we present our Unidirectional Technology (UDT)-aware design of the centralized Topology Management Function (TMF), which provides a framework for different topology and spectrum allocation  ...  Path First -Traffic Engineering (OSPF-TE) [16] and a centralized stateful approach comparable to the PCE [11] architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jnca.2012.12.022 fatcat:sls3mc4rwjfadelsyf4zxsbsyy

Distributed resource control using shadowed subgraphs

Gregory Lauer, Ryan Irwin, Chris Kappler, Itaru Nishioka
2013 Proceedings of the ninth ACM conference on Emerging networking experiments and technologies - CoNEXT '13  
Leveraging advances in graph databases and our shadowing messaging technique, we discuss our implementation of a multi-domain virtual private network (VPN) using multi-protocol label switching (MPLS).  ...  Also, we will implement multi-layer optimization algorithms for selecting disjoint paths, which can be used to maximize flow rate or serve as backup paths.  ...  Jointly managing the multiple layers present in optical networks provides opportunities for energy savings and capital expenditure (CAPEX) reduction.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2535372.2535410 dblp:conf/conext/LauerIKN13 fatcat:vijytkjkwnc5jktg27w3zzp2xa

AI-Assisted Framework for Green-Routing and Load Balancing in Hybrid Software-Defined Networking: Proposal, Challenges and Future Perspective

Richard Etengu, Saw Chin Tan, Ching Kwang Lee, Fouad Mohammed Abbou, Teong Che Chuah
2020 IEEE Access  
Such parameters are traffic flow splitting ratio for the respective output path link.  ...  Traffic engineering (TE) [15] , aims to optimize network performance, through dynamic measurement and analysis of real-time network traffic, and is concerned with the design of optimal flow forwarding  ...  Subsequently, they proposed a heuristic-based energy aware traffic engineering (HEATE) scheme for such hybrid networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3022291 fatcat:ebznmgl4gfde3kbrewuiphgtme
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