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Introduction

  • Heng Qi
  • Keqiu Li
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Abstract

With the development of computer networks, the defects of traditional Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)-based architecture have been amplified. Traditional computer networks are facing big challenges. To break a closed traditional network for eliminating defects and promoting network innovation, software-defined networking (SDN) has been proposed. In this chapter, we illustrate SDN and discuss future network research. We also give a brief overview of recent advances in SDN. Finally, we summarize our work related to SDN in datacenter networks.

Keywords

Control Plane Network Device Flow Table Path Computation Element Flow Entry 
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  • Heng Qi
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  • Keqiu Li
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  1. 1.Dalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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