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|Title:||Using fight-or-flight mechanism to reduce BGP convergence time|
|Keywords:||BGP;Convergence time;Fight or flight|
|Citation:||4th International Conference on Communications and Networking, ComNet 2014 - Proceedings: 1 - 4, Hammamet, (19-22 March 2014)|
|Abstract:||The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the de-facto routing protocol between various autonomous systems (AS) on the internet. In the event of route failure, a considerable delay in BGP convergence has been shown by empirical measurements. During the convergence time, the BGP will repeatedly advertise new routes to some destinations and withdraw old ones until a new path is found, which leading to a stable state. This paper aims to discuss how to speed up the path exploration process by using a fight-or-flight response mechanism. The new path exploration process founded in this study reduced convergence time by 29%.|
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|Appears in Collections:||Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers|
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