Programming routing policies for video traffic
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CitationWang, Yuefeng; Akhtar, Nabeel; Matta Ibrahim. "Programming Routing Policies for Video Traffic" Technical Report BU-CS-TR 2014-005, Computer Science Department, Boston University, July 16, 2014. [Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/20813]
Making the network programmable simplifies network management and enables network innovations. The Recursive InterNetwork Architecture (RINA) is our solution to enable network programmability. ProtoRINA is a user-space prototype of RINA and provides users with a framework with common mechanisms so a user can program recursive-networking policies without implementing mechanisms from scratch. In this paper, we focus on how routing policies, which is an important aspect of network management, can be programmed using ProtoRINA, and demonstrate how ProtoRINA can be used to achieve better performance for a video streaming application by instantiating different routing policies over the GENI (Global Environment for Network Innovations) testbed, which provides a large-scale experimental facility for networking research.