A few months back I reconnected with my old Nicira colleague Amar Padmanabhan, who these days is one of the leads on the Magma project. I’ll be getting…
Bruce Davie
In our most recent post we made note of the common pattern of centralized policy input coupled with distributed implementation of policies, and this we…
Larry Peterson
Security is a topic that we introduced to Computer Networks: A Systems Approach back in the second edition, i.e., in the late 1990s. We took a network-…
Bruce Davie
This week marks the 13th anniversary of Nick McKeown’s influential paper proposing OpenFlow as an interface to open the network to more innovation. The…
Larry Peterson
How flexibility drives innovation
Bruce Davie
Welcome to the first issue of the Systems Approach newsletter. We’ll be sharing our thoughts on networking and related technologies as we work on our S…
Bruce Davie and Larry Peterson
Explaining the Internet: its technology, its architecture, and its evolution
Bruce Davie
Congestion control has been on my mind a lot over the last year, given our dependence on a smooth-running Internet to work from home, connect with ​fri…
Bruce Davie
We were delighted to receive the foreword for our recent book Software-Defined Networks: A Systems Approach from SDN pioneer Nick McKeown. It is reprod…
Bruce Davie
From the 2020 SIGCOMM workshop on Networking Education
Bruce Davie
Larry Peterson One of the most surprising things I learned while writing the 5G Book with Oguz Sunay is how the cellular network’s history, starting 40…
Larry Peterson
Over the last month I undertook a detailed review of a new book in the Systems Approach series, 5G Mobile Networks: A Systems Approach by Larry Peterso…
Bruce Davie