Course Name: 

Packet Forwarding Technologies (IT921)



Credits (L-T-P): 



Basic Functionalities of Routers, Evolution of Router Architecture, Key Components of a Router, Network Processor, IP-Address Lookup and Routing Table, Construction of Optimal
Routing Tables, Matching Techniques, Difficulty of the Longest-Prefix Matching Problem, Multibit Tries. Pipelined Multibit Tries. Efficient Data Structures for Bursty Access Patterns. Caching Technologies: Suez Lookup Algorithm, Host Address Range Cache, Prefix Caching Schemes, Multi-Zone Caches, Hashing Schemes: Binary Search on Hash Tables, Parallel Hashing in Prefix Length, Multiple Hashing Schemes, Using Bloom Filter. TCAM-Based Routing-Table Partitioning, Technologies Forwarding Engine


Weidong Wu, "Packet Forwarding Technologies", Auerbach Publications Taylor & Francis Group.


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