A Dynamic Switching Technique for Virtual Network in SDN Environment

  • Haifeng Fang
  • Yachan ZhaoEmail author
  • Rong Tan
  • Tao Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 980)


Nowadays, the emergence of software defined network has realized the further transformation of computer virtual network model, and realized the function of separating control level from data forwarding. The OpenFlow protocol enables communication between the controller and the switch. In our study, two virtual machines carry out data transmission through two routes, and select whether to use optical or electrical switches through the size of traffic. Through tests of Ping and Netperf, we can determine that the data transmission will not be affected when switching, proving the feasibility of the platform.


SDN Virtual network OpenFlow Ping Netperf 



The work was supported by the education department of Hebei province (NO. QN2016142, YQ2014014) and the natural science foundation of Hebei province (NO. F2015402119). Thanks to my mentor and team, as well as those who have contributed to this design.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information and Electrical EngineeringHebei University of EngineeringHandanChina

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