The Next Big Thing: Named-Data Networking
m.waehlisch at fu-berlin.de
Fri Sep 5 20:42:43 UTC 2014
On Fri, 5 Sep 2014, Sander Steffann wrote:
> Well, you don't need addresses for clients, just for content... From
> the architecture page at http://named-data.net/project/archoverview/:
> "Note that neither Interest nor Data packets carry any host or
> interface addresses (such as IP addresses); Interest packets are
> routed towards data producers based on the names carried in the
> Interest packets, and Data packets are returned based on the state
> information set up by the Interests at each router hop."
> So it's basically suggesting a NAT-like table in every single router.
> And we all know how well NAT boxes scale...
the pending interest table is more similar to multicast routing table,
which is maintained by end user subscriptions -- still challenging wrt
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