Network Recovery: Protection and Restoration of Optical, SONET-SDH, IP, and MPLS

Network Recovery: Protection and Restoration of Optical, SONET-SDH, IP, and MPLS

by Jean-Philippe Vasseur M.S. in Computer Science, Mario Pickavet, Piet Demeester


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780127150512
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/03/2004
Series: Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking Series
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 1.19(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

About the Author

Jean-Philippe Vasseur is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Systems. He is the co-chair of the ROLL working group in the IETF and the chair of technology advisory board in the IP for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance. JP Vasseur has co-authored a number of RFCs on IP routing, MPLS, Traffic Engineering and Smart Object networks.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 Communications networks today
1.2 Network reliability
1.3 Different phases in a recovery process
1.4 Performance of recovery mechanisms: criteria
1.5 Classification of single-layer recovery mechanisms
1.6 Multi-layer recovery
1.7 Conclusion

Chapter 2: SONET-SDH
2.1 Introduction: transmission networks
2.2 SDH and SONET Networks
2.3 Operational aspects
2.4 Ring protection
2.5 Linear Protection
2.6 Restoration
2.7 Case study
2.8 Summary
2.9 Recommended reference work and research-related topics

Chapter 3: Optical Networks
3.1 Evolution of the optical network layer
3.2. The Optical Transport Network
3.3 Fault detection and propagation
3.4 Recovery in optical networks
3.5 Recovery mechanisms in ring-based optical networks
3.6 Recovery mechanisms in mesh-based optical networks
3.7 Ring-based versus mesh-based recovery schemes
3.8 Availability
3.9 Som recent trends in research
3.10 Summary

Chapter 4: IP Routing
4.1 IP routing protocols
4.2 Analysis of the IP recovery cycle
4.3 Failure profile and fault detection
4.4 Dampening algorithms
4.5 FIS propagation (LSA origination and flooding)
4.6 Route computation
4.7 Temporary loops during network states changes
4.8 Load balancing
4.9 QOS guarantees during failure
4.10 Non Stop Forwarding: an example with OSPF
4.11 A case study with IS-IS
4.12 Summary
4.13 Algorithm complexity
4.14 Incremental SPF
4.15 Interaction between fast IGP convergence and NSF
4.16 Research related topics

Chapter 5: MPLS Traffic Engineering
5.1 MPLS Traffic Engineering refresher
5.2. Analysis of the recovery cycle
5.3. MPLS Traffic Engineering global default restoration
5.4 MPLS Traffic engineering global path protection
5.5 MPLS Traffic Engineering local protection
5.6. Another MPLS Traffic Engineering recovery alternative
5.7. Load balancing
5.8 Comparison of global protection and local protection
5.9 Revertive versus non revertive modes
5.10 Failure profiles and fault detection
5.11 Case Studies
5.12 Standardization
5.13 Summary
5.14 RSVP signaling extensions for MPLS TE local protection
5.15 Backup path computation
5.16 Research related topics

Chapter 6 Multi-Layer Networks
6.1 ASON / GMPLS networks
6.2 Generic multi-layer recovery approaches
6.3 Case studies
6.4 Conclusion
6.5 References

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