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Evaluation of Tree-Based Routing Ethernet

Ibáñez, Guillermo and García-Martínez, Alberto and Carral, Juan Antonio and Arco, Jose M. and Azcorra, Arturo (2009) Evaluation of Tree-Based Routing Ethernet. [Journal Articles]

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Abstract

Tree-based Routing (TRE) revisits Tree-based Routing Architecture for Irregular Networks (TRAIN)—a forwarding scheme based on a spanning tree that was extended to use some shortcut links.We propose its adaptation to Ethernet, using a new type of hierarchical Ethernet addresses and a procedure to assign them to bridges. We show that compared to RSTP, TRE offers improved throughput. The impact of transient loops in TRE is lower compared to the application of the classical shortest path routing protocols to Ethernet. Finally, TRE is self-configuring and its forwarding process is simpler and more efficient than in standard Ethernet and shortest path routing proposals.

Item Type: Journal Articles
Uncontrolled Keywords: Routing bridges, Ethernet, spanning tree.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Systems Ad Systems Administrator
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2012 12:10
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2014 12:29
URI: http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/id/eprint/91

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