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Author Greenhalgh, Adam ♦ Handley, Mark ♦ Mathy, Laurent ♦ Hoerdt, Mickael ♦ Papadimitriou, Panagiotis ♦ Huici, Felipe
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Flow processing ♦ Architecture ♦ Internet ♦ Virtualization
Abstract The Internet has seen a proliferation of specialized middlebox devices that carry out crucial network functionality such as load balancing, packet inspection and intrusion detection. Recent advances in CPU power, memory, buses and network connectivity have turned commodity PC hardware into a powerful network platform. Furthermore, commodity switch technologies have recently emerged offering the possibility to control the switching of flows in a fine-grained manner. Exploiting these new technologies, we present a new class of network architectures which enables flow processing and forwarding at unprecedented flexibility and low cost.
Description Affiliation: University College London, London, UNK, United Kingdom (Greenhalgh, Adam) || Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom (Hoerdt, Mickael; Papadimitriou, Panagiotis; Mathy, Laurent) || NEC Europe Ltd., Heidelberg, Germany (Huici, Felipe) || University College London, London, United Kingdom (Handley, Mark)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1993-07-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review (CCRV)
Volume Number 39
Issue Number 2
Page Count 7
Starting Page 20
Ending Page 26


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Source: ACM Digital Library