Topics in Internet Research

CS678/CMPE678 : Spring 2012-2013

Reading Material

You are responsible to print the handouts and papers from the class web page available at: http://chand.lums.edu.pk/cs678

Recommended Books:

The following books are suggested (not required) for the course:

Title
Author
1
Communication Networking: An Analytical Approach
Anurag Kumar et al
2
Computer Networks: A Systems Approach
Peterson and Davie
3
High-Performance Computer Networks
Walrand and Varaiya
4
Data and Computer Communicattions
Stallings
5
BGP4: Inter-domain routing in the Internet
John W. Stewart
6
MPLS: Technology and Applications
Bruce A. Davie
7
Wireless Networking
Anurag Kumar et al

Assigned Papers (changes will occur for March/April papers):

Session
Paper
Authors
Date
Lead Instructor(s)
Presenter & Slides

1

Course Introduction: Overview of Networking Research and Research Methodologies

Coming up with your own Project

NA

Jan 22, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Zartash Afzal Uzmi, Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Overview

Project Advice

Networking Architectures and Principles

2

The Design Philosophy of the DARPA Internet Protocols, ACM SIGCOMM 1988

D. Clarke et al.

Jan 24, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

3

Networking named content, ACM CoNEXT 2009

Supplementary Reading (not required):
Point/counterpoint - Future internet architecture: clean-Slate Versus evolutionary research, Communications of ACM, 2010

V. Jacobson et al.

Jan 29, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

4

OpenFlow: Enabling Innovation in Campus Networks, ACM CCR 2008

Supplementary Reading (not required):
The future of networking and the past of protocols (Scott Shenker. Invited talk at Open Networking Summit, Oct. 2011)

What is SDN?
(Nanog 56, Oct, 2012)

Nick McKeown et. al.

Jan 31, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

5

MPLS Architecture, RFC 3031

2/page version [pdf]

text version

Eric Rosen et al.

Feb 7, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi, Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Basic MPLS

MPLS and TE

MPLS nomenclature by M. A. Shafiq

Transport, Congestion Control, and Buffer Sizing

6

Analysis of the Increase and Decrease Algorithms for Congestion Avoidance in Computer Networks, Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, 1989

D. M. Chiu et al.

Feb 12, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Furqan Baig

Instructor slides

7

Processor Sharing Flows in the Internet, in IWQoS 2005
(Tech report version)

Supplementary Reading (not required):
Internet Congestion Control for Future High Bandwidth-Delay Product Environments, ACM Sigcomm, 2002

Congestion Control With Multipacket Feedback, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2012

Dukkipati et al.

 

 

Dina Katabi et al.

 

 

Qazi et al.

Feb 14, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Hassam Mahmood

8

Sizing Router Buffers, ACM Sigcomm 2004

Guido Appenzeller et al.

Feb 19, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Asad Khalid Ismail

The Prezi

Routing and Router Scalability

9

Interdomain Internet Routing

Hari Balakrishnan et al.

Feb 21, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Farhan Ul Haq

Instructor slides

10

IP Router Architectures: An Overview, International Journal of Communication Systems, 2001

Supplementary Reading (not required):
Issues and Trends in Router Design, IEEE Communications Magazine, 1998

James Aweya

 

 

 

S. Keshav and Rosen Sharma

Feb 26, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Momina Khan

11

On Constructing Correct and Scalable iBGP Configurations, IEEE Infocom 2006

Replaced by:
Andy Warner's talk

Mythili Vutukuru et al


Andy Warner

Feb 28, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Haseeb ul Hassan Zahid

 

Andy Warner

12

Chapter 13 in Interconnections: Bridges & Routers
(Focus on Part-I)

and

Tree Bitmap
(focus on just the main idea)

Radia Perlman

 

 

Eatherton et al.

Mar 5, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Muhammad Usama

13

ViAggre: Making Routers Last Longer!

and

Simple virtual Aggregation, RFC 6569

Hitesh Ballani et al.

Mar 7, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Mohsin Ali

14

On the Aggregatability of Router Forwarding Tables

and

SMALTA: Practical and Near-Optimal FIB Aggregation

Xin Zhao et al.

 

Zartash A Uzmi et al.

Mar 12, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Abubakar Mehmood

15

Routing Tables: is smaller really much better?, HotNets 2009

Kevin Fall et al.

Mar 14, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Haris Usmani

Cloud Computing and Data Center Networks

A) Overview and Architecture (DCN)

16

A View of Cloud Computing in Communications of ACM, 2010

Armbrust et al.

Mar 26, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Haseeb Niaz

17

A Guided Tour through Data-center Networking in Communications of ACM, 2012

Ang li et al.

Mar 28, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Aisha Mushtaq

B) Routing and Transport (DCN)

18

VL2: A Scalable and Flexible Data Center Network, ACM Sigcomm 2009

Greenberg et al.

Apr 2, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Syed Muhammad Irteza

NANOG slides

19

PortLand: A Scalable Fault-Tolerant Layer 2 Data Center Network Fabric, ACM Sigcomm 2009

Mysore et al.

Apr 4, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Muhammad Haseeb-ul-Hassan Zahid

Author slides

20

Data Center TCP (DCTCP), ACM Sigcomm 2010

Supplementary Reading (not required):
Better Never than Late: Meeting Deadlines in Datacenter Networks, ACM Sigcomm, 2011

Alizadeh et al.

 

Wilson et al.

Apr 9, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Adnan Ahmad

21

Minimizing Flow Completion Times in Data Centers, IEEE Infocom 2013

Supplementary Reading (not required):
Deconstructing Datacenter Packet Transport, ACM Hotnets, 2012

Ali Munir et al.

Apr 11, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Muhammad Ruwaifa Anwar

22

Rethinking End-to-End Congestion Control in Software-Defined Networks, ACM Hotnets 2012

Supplementary Reading (not required):
Improving Datacenter Performance and Robustness with Multipath TCP, ACM Sigcomm, 2011

Ghobadi et al.

 

 

Raiciu et al.

Apr 16, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Mahd Tauseef

 

 

 

Multipath TCP slides by authors

C) Efficiency and Resilience (DCN)

23

Towards Predictable Datacenter Networks, ACM Sigcomm 2011

Ballani et al.

Apr 18, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Asad Khalid Ismail

Author slides

24

Surviving Failures in Bandwidth-Constrained Datacenters, ACM Sigcomm 2012

Bodik et al.

Apr 23, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Muhammad Haseeb-ul-Hassan Zahid

Wireless Networking

25

Introduction to Link Layer and IEEE 802.11 (WiFi) - slides

and

Berkeley WiFi tutorial

Lili Qiu et al.

 

 

Erdogan

Apr 25, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

26

Performance Anomaly of 802.11b, in IEEE Infocom 2003

Heusse et al.

Apr 30, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Muhammad Usama

Slides from WPI

27

Cross Layer Wireless Bit Rate Adaptation, in ACM SIGCOMM 2009

Mythili Vutukuru et al.

May 2, 2013

Ihsan Ayyub Qazi

Abubakr Mehmood

Author slides

28

Fine-grained Channel Access in Wireless LAN, in ACM SIGCOMM 2010

Kun Tan et al.

May 7, 2013

Zartash Afzal Uzmi

Mahd Tauseef

Author slides