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Re: alto pids
Y. Richard Yang
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On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, Y. Richard Yang <yry@...> wrote:
Seeding with fixed switches may not be flexible. For example, what if you want a new switch to be an anchor. An alternative us to provide tags to switches. For example, the nearest-anchor call only defines the network map name and the names of pids. We have an API to allow assign tags to switch:
sw1 -> netmap1:pid2, netmap3:pid10
In a sense we provide a map management API, which allows create maps, defines the grouping algorithm (e.g., nearest-anchor), and tag switches, ...
Note that link based partition can be interesting as well.