[Paper] B4: Experience with a Globally-Deployed Software Defined

Arturo Servin arturo.servin at gmail.com
Sun Aug 18 11:27:42 UTC 2013


	Well, you just made my point.

	Just change "cold" for "cyber".

/as

On 8/17/13 9:26 PM, Jayram Déshpandé wrote:
> SDN is not a new concept at all.
> 
> Infact since ARPANET days, the notion of centralized control plane had a
> lot of traction. But with Cold war around, It made more sense to push the
> control plane intelligence into individual decision points (routers ,
> switches , et . al. ). Considering the possibility of the commies taking
> down some part of the early Internet, the remaining partitioned network
> could still survive as the rest of the decision points could converge and
> act as independent network snippets.
> 
> -Jay.
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Jeff Kell <jeff-kell at utc.edu> wrote:
> 
>> On 8/17/2013 7:14 PM, Arturo Servin wrote:
>>>       Hacker will love SDN ...
>>
>> Yes.  Traditional SDN is big, flat layer-2 network with global
>> mac-address resolution, and a big fat Java applet managing the adjacency
>> tables.
>>
>> What could *possibly* go wrong?
>>
>> Jeff
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 



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