VL2: a scalable and flexible data center network


To be agile and cost effective, data centers should allow dynamic resource allocation across large server pools. In particular, the data center network should enable any server to be assigned to any service. To meet these goals, we present VL2, a practical network architecture that scales to support huge data centers with uniform high capacity between… (More)
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@inproceedings{Greenberg2009VL2AS, title={VL2: a scalable and flexible data center network}, author={Albert G. Greenberg and James R. Hamilton and Navendu Jain and Srikanth Kandula and Changhoon Kim and Parantap Lahiri and David A. Maltz and Parveen Patel and Sudipta Sengupta}, booktitle={Commun. ACM}, year={2009} }