Use of BIER Entropy for Data Center Clos Networks
draft-ietf-bier-entropy-staged-dc-clos-04

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bier WG)
Authors Jingrong Xie  , Xiaohu Xu  , Gang Yan  , Mike McBride 
Last updated 2021-04-30 (latest revision 2020-10-27)
Replaces draft-xie-bier-entropy-staged-dc-clos
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Abstract

Bit Index Explicit Replication (BIER) introduces a new multicast- specific BIER Header. BIER can be applied to the Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) data plane or Non-MPLS data plane. Entropy is a technique used in BIER to support load-balancing. This document examines and describes how BIER Entropy is to be applied to Data Center Clos networks for path selection.

Authors

Jingrong Xie (xiejingrong@huawei.com)
Xiaohu Xu (xiaohu.xxh@alibaba-inc.com)
Gang Yan (yangang@huawei.com)
Mike McBride (mmcbride7@gmail.com)

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