Use-Cases for Segment Routing in Large-Scale Data Centers

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This document discusses ways in which segment routing (aka source routing) paradigm could be leveraged inside the data-center to improve application performance and network reliability. Specifically, it focuses on exposing path visibility to the host's networking stack and leveraging this to address a few well-known performance and reliability problems in data-center networks.


Petr Lapukhov (
Ebben Aries (
Gaya Nagarajan (

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