The need for a Control Orchestration Protocol in research projects on optical networking

R. Vilalta, V. López, A. Mayoral, N. Yoshikane, M. Ruffini, D. Siracusa, R. Martínez, T. Szyrkowiec, A. Autenrieth, S. Peng, R. Casellas, R. Nejabati, D. Simeonidou, X. Cao, T. Tsuritani, I. Morita, J. P. Fernández-Palacios, R. Muñoz

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Abstract

The Control Orchestration Protocol (COP) abstracts a common set of control plane functions used by an various SDN controllers, allowing the interworking of heterogeneous control plane paradigms (i.e., OpenFlow, GMPLS/PCE). COP has been defined using YANG model language and can be transported using RESTconf, which is being incorporated by industry. COP has been defined in the scope of STRAUSS due to the need for an overarching control plane protocol for network orchestration. In this paper, several research projects describe how the COP could fit in their architecture and propose a use case for COP usage. The proposed COP use cases cover the following research projects: STRAUSS, IDEALIST, DISCUS, COMBO, INSPACE.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 European Conference on Networks and Communications, EuCNC 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages340-344
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781467373593
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Aug 2015
EventEuropean Conference on Networks and Communications, EuCNC 2015 - Paris, France
Duration: 29 Jun 20152 Jul 2015

Conference

ConferenceEuropean Conference on Networks and Communications, EuCNC 2015
CountryFrance
CityParis
Period29/06/152/07/15

Keywords

  • Control Plane
  • Network Orchestration
  • research projects
  • RESTCONF
  • use cases
  • YANG

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