Performance Analysis of a Software Defined Network Using Mininet
Network is growing day by day. New devices are getting added into the network making it very difficult for an IT administrator to configure the ACLs and the other network parameters in the devices. Flexibility and programmability are the key factors in the present day scenario. Software Defined Networks (SDN) is the evolving network technology which provides the two factors mentioned. The latency in the packet delivery is less compared to the legacy Hardware Defined Networks (HDN) and in turn the throughput is also high. The work done in this paper provides a Proof of Concept (POC) for the better throughput of SDN-based routing.
KeywordsSDN Mininet Throughput Latency HDN
The authors would like to thank Mr. Santhosh Sundarasamy, Sr. Architect and Engineering Manager, Cloud Managed Security, Paladion Networks Pvt. Ltd. for his complete support and help in carrying out the experiment at Paladion Networks Pvt. Ltd. as part of the Internship Programme of the first author.
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