Generic Fault-avoidance Routing Protocol for Data Center Networks
draft-sl-rtgwg-far-dcn-02

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Abstract

This draft proposes a generic routing method and protocol for a regular data center network, named as the fault-avoidance routing (FAR) protocol. FAR protocol provides a generic routing method for all types of network architectures that are proposed for large-scale cloud-based data centers over the past few years. FAR protocol is well designed to fully leverage the regularity in the topology and compute its routing table in a simplistic manner. Fat-tree is taken as an example architecture to illustrate how FAR protocol can be applied in real operational scenarios.

Authors

Bin Liu (liu.bin21@zte.com.cn)
Yantao Sun (ytsun@bjtu.edu.cn)
Jing Cheng (yourney.j@gmail.com)
Yichen Zhang (snowfall_dan@sina.com)

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