Tackling OpenFlow power hog in core networks with KeyFlow

Silvia Saldaña Cercos, R. E. Oliveira, R. Vitoi, M. Martinello, M. R. N. Ribeiro, Anna Manolova Fagertun, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy

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    A comprehensive data plane power consumption analysis of an OpenFlow 1.0 switch broken down into its design modules is presented, and KeyFlow as an alternative solution is proposed, since it eliminates a flow table lookup by reducing 53.7% of the overall power consumption.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalElectronics Letters
    Issue number24
    Pages (from-to)1847-1849
    Number of pages3
    Publication statusPublished - 2014


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