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|Author:||Rhaban Hark, Divyashri Bhat, Michael Zink, Ralf Steinmetz, Amr Rizk|
|Kind:||In proceedings - use for conference & workshop papers|
|Book title:||IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks (NFV-SDN)|
|Number of characters:||33177|
|Research Area(s):||Peer-to-Peer Networking|
|Abstract:||Network management applications such as routing, load-balancing, or traffic forecasting, require up-to-date state information about the underlying data-plane. However, it is well known that data-plane measurements contain redundant information. In this work, we propose an approach that estimates how informative data-plane measurements are for control-plane applications that operate on such information. Using programmable data-planes, we present a novel approach on how the decision on forwarding data-plane measurements can be taken at network switches, and how this aids in filtering irrelevant monitoring information to save the controller’s computational and networking resources.|
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