A network in a laptop: rapid prototyping for software-defined networks


Mininet is a system for rapidly prototyping large networks on the constrained resources of a single laptop. The lightweight approach of using OS-level virtualization features, including processes and network namespaces, allows it to scale to hundreds of nodes. Experiences with our initial implementation suggest that the ability to run, poke, and debug in… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/1868447.1868466

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