Architecture for Use of BGP as Central Controller
draft-cth-rtgwg-bgp-control-03

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Abstract

BGP is a core part of a network including Software-Defined Networking (SDN) system. It has the traffic engineering information on the network topology and can compute optimal paths for a given traffic flow across the network. This document describes some reference architectures for BGP as a central controller. A BGP-based central controller can simplify the operations on the network and use network resources efficiently for providing services with high quality.

Authors

Huaimo Chen (huaimo.chen@futurewei.com)
Shunwan Zhuang (zhuangshunwan@huawei.com)
Zhenbin Li (lizhenbin@huawei.com)

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