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Tom Lehman, USC/ISI


Wed 3:30 - 5:30 pm


A key architectural question for GENI has been how to connect the resources provided by multiple aggregates into a coherent network. The key objective is to enable automated and realtime network stitching for slices which span multiple aggregates. Connecting resources across aggregates remains a significant challenge and requirement for GENI. We will demonstrate a common RSpec element to describe stitching resources, and progress on dynamic VLAN instantiation between ProtoGENI and MAX via ION.


  • Introduction - Aaron Helsinger (10 minutes)
  • Stitching Architecture Review - Tom Lehman (15 minutes)
  • Proposed Stitching Schema - Tom Lehman (15 minutes)
  • Demonstration - Aaron Helsinger, Chris Benninger, et al (15 minutes)
  • Discuss and vote on stitching schema - All (10 minutes)
  • Stitching APIs - Tom Lehman (20 minutes)
    • Variations
    • Tree mode
    • Chain mode
  • Discussion - All (25 minutes)
  • Conclusion - Aaron Helsinger (10 minutes)

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