• Discrete-Time Modeling of NFV Accelerators that Exploit Batched Processing 

      Lange, Stanislav; Linguaglossa, Leonardo; Geissler, Stefan; Rossi, Dario; Zinner, Thomas Erich (Chapter, 2019)
      Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is among the latest network revolutions, bringing flexibility and avoiding network ossification. At the same time, all-software NFV implementations on commodity hardware raise performance ...
    • KOMon—Kernel-based Online Monitoring of VNF Packet Processing Times 

      Geissler, Stefan; Lange, Stanislav; Wamser, Florian; Zinner, Thomas Erich; Hossfeld, Tobias (Chapter, 2019)
      The ongoing softwarization of networks comes with several advantages like cost efficiency, increased scalability, and better flexibility by migrating functionality from static, application specific hardware appliances to ...
    • The Power of Composition: Abstracting a Multi-Device SDN Data Path Through a Single API 

      Geissler, Stefan; Herrnleben, Stefan; Bauer, Robert; Grigorjew, Alexej; Zinner, Thomas Erich; Jarschel, Michael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Software Defined Networking aims to separate network control and data plane by moving the control logic from network elements into a logically-centralized controller. Using a well-defined, unified control-channel protocol, ...