Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of OpenFlow/DeploymentSummary


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01/03/12 16:52:52 (7 years ago)
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Josh Smift
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    3939It's also advantageous to have a robust control network interface to !FlowVisor. Stanford currently recommends two gigabit interfaces, one to communicate with switches ("downstream") and one to communicate with controllers ("upstream"), if your network design permits. If your upstream and downstream traffic need to share an interface, it might be prudent to have a 10 GB NIC.
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     41= FOAM =
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     43Sites typically use [wiki:OpenFlow/FOAM FOAM] to provide a GENI Agregate Manager API interface that allows experimenters to allocate !OpenFlow resources. FOAM is fairly lightweight, and can run on the same server as the !FlowVisor, without additional hardware requirements.