Topological Design of Networks, Outline Example

 

NETWORKS AND THEIR TOPOLOGY

I. LAYERS

A. Core layer

  1. high-end routers optimized for availability and performance

a. types of routers

b. availability features of routers

c. setup of routers for maximum performance

2. switches optimized for availability and performance

a. inserting switches to network design

b. setting up controls

c. monitoring performance of switches

B. Distribution Layer

  1. routers for implementing policies

a. built in rules to implement policies

b. algorithms determining rules

c. limitations of policies and their consequences

2. switches for implementing policies

a. switches algorithms

b. limitations of switches

c. distribution rules

C. Access Layer

  1. wireless access points connecting users

a. demand for access

b. performance of providing access

c. speed of the wireless points

d. sharing

  1. lower-end switches connecting users

a. testing of switches access points

b. performance of algorithms

c. speed of switches

 

II. CONNECTION CONTROLS

A. Root Bridges

  1. entries
  2. frame forwarding

B. Basic Cone-based Topology Control Algorithms

  1. bcast (broadcast)
  2. send (send)
  3. recv (receive)

III. OPTIMIZATIONS

A. The shrink-back operation

a. boundary node

b. shrinking phase

B. Asymmetric edge removal

  1. adding an edge
  2. CBTC enhancement

C. Pairwise edge removal

  1. Transmission power reduction
  2. unique integer ID

 

 

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