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Phosphorus grid-enabled GMPLS control plane (G²MPLS): architectures, services, and interfaces

Zervas, Georgios S and Escalona, Eduard and Nejabati, Reza and Simeonidou, Dimitra and Carrozzo, Gino and Ciulli, Nicola and Belter, Bartosz and Binczewski, Artur and Poznan, MMaciej Stroinski and Tzanakaki, Anna and Markidis, George (2008) 'Phosphorus grid-enabled GMPLS control plane (G²MPLS): architectures, services, and interfaces.' IEEE Communications Magazine, 46 (6). pp. 128-137. ISSN 0163-6804

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Abstract

G²MPLS is a network control plane architecture that implements the concept of grid network services. In the framework of the 1ST Phosphorus project, GNS allows the provisioning of network and grid resources in a single step through a set of seamlessly integrated procedures. The implementation of GNS imposes a number of requirements in the control planes of the underlying network infrastructure. This article describes services such as GNS set up and restoration, GNS resource and service discovery, and advance reservation services, which are the main trigger factors of the G2MPLS control plane architectures. The article provides an overview of overlay architecture prior to turning to the main focus of the article, which is the integrated architecture through service procedures and the grid-enabled network interfaces provided by the Phosphorus project.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2012 10:53
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2012 10:54
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3768

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