Analysis of POX and Ryu Controllers Using Topology Based Hybrid Software Defined Networks

  • K. RohitakshaEmail author
  • A. B. Rajendra
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 39)


Software Defined Networking (SDN) enables operation and management of communication networks by decoupling the control and forwarding plane. However, replacing the existing legacy switches in the network with the SDN switches leads to the high budget and also pure SDN suffers from scalability and robustness. Hybrid SDN is a new emerging technique in which legacy switches are connected with the SDN switches in order to overcome some of the drawbacks with respect to SDN. In this paper, we compare the performance of two open source controllers namely POX and Ryu, by considering the different Hybrid SDN topologies. The results are taken by running the simulation in Mininet for different QoS requirements in all the topologies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.JSS Academy of Technical Education, VTU UniversityBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Department of CSEVidyavardhaka College of Engineering, VTU Research CenterMysuruIndia
  3. 3.Vidyavardhaka College of EngineeringMysuruIndia

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