Modeling and simulation of data center networks

Kashif Bilal*, Samee U. Khan, Marc Manzano, Eusebi Calle, Sajjad A. Madani, Khizar Hayat, Dan Chen, Lizhe Wang, Rajiv Ranjan

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    Data centers constitute the foundations of cloud computing. Increased adoption of cloud computing in various sectors of life necessitates the data center growth. Cloud providers are facing numerous challenges in data centers design and operation. This chapter presents the modeling and simulation of the major data center network architectures using ns-3. The chapter details the three major DCN architectures and their implementation details.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHandbook on Data Centers
    PublisherSpringer New York
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Electronic)9781493920921
    ISBN (Print)9781493920914
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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