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Network management operations are complicated, tedious and error-prone, requiring significant human involvement and expert knowledge. In this paper, we first examine the fundamental components of management operations and argue that the lack of automation is due to a lack of programmability at the right level of abstraction. To address this challenge, we present DECOR, a database-oriented, declarative framework towards automated network management. DECOR models router configuration and anydoi:10.1145/1592631.1592647 dblp:conf/sigcomm/ChenMMM09 fatcat:ix72vyqvpvejrgdpm64tvimmke