Compressed SRv6 Network Programming
draft-li-spring-compressed-srv6-np-00

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Authors Zhenbin Li  , Cheng Li  , Shuping Peng  , Zhongzhen Wang  , Bing (Remy) Liu 
Last updated 2020-01-22 (latest revision 2019-07-21)
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Abstract

Segment Routing can be applied to the IPv6 data plane by leveraging a new type of Routing Extension Header, called Segment Routing Header(SRH). However, the overhead introduced by SRH may be a challenge for the current hardware capability, which would have much effect on the forwarding performance and the payload efficiency. This document defines a compressed SRv6 network programming mechanism in order to reduce the overhead of SRv6 by introducing the Compressed Segment Identifier(C-SID) and the Compressed SRH(C-SRH). The C-SRH can be a new Routing Header or an enhancement of SRH, which is compatible with SRH well.

Authors

Zhenbin Li (lizhenbin@huawei.com)
Cheng Li (chengli13@huawei.com)
Shuping Peng (pengshuping@huawei.com)
Zhongzhen Wang (wangzhongzhen@huawei.com)
Bing (Remy) Liu (remy.liubing@huawei.com)

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