Thoughts on load distribution and the role of programmable switches

James McCauley, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Aurojit Panda, Scott Shenker

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The trend towards powerfully programmable network switching hardware has led to much discussion of the exciting new ways in which it can be used. In this paper, we take a step back, and examine how it should be used.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-23
Number of pages6
JournalComputer Communication Review
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2019


  • Architecture
  • Programmable Hardware

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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