Recover-forwarding method in link failure with pre-established recovery table for wide area ethernet

Midori Terasawa, Masahiro Nishida, Sho Shimizu, Yutaka Arakawa, Satoru Okamoto, Naoaki Yamanaka

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Abstract

This paper proposes a fast fault recovery method for the wide area Ethernet. To achieve fast recovery, a pre-established forwarding table is introduced. The pre-established table is looked up when a fault occurs, and frames are forwarded without frame loss. Ethernet lacks of fault recovery features required in Wide Area Network (WAN) since it is originated as Local Area Network (LAN) technology. Protection or restoration is a typical method for fault recovery, but a lot of frame losses are inevitable. Our proposal can decrease frame losses since frames are forwarded without waiting for path switching to be completed to use the pre-preparation table. In addition, the proposed method can be operated with the legacy forwarding method seamlessly. The simulation results show that frame loss decreases to 40 % or less with our proposed method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2009 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2009
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event2009 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2009 - Dresden, Germany
Duration: 2009 Jun 142009 Jun 18

Publication series

NameIEEE International Conference on Communications
ISSN (Print)0536-1486

Other

Other2009 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2009
CountryGermany
CityDresden
Period09/6/1409/6/18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Terasawa, M., Nishida, M., Shimizu, S., Arakawa, Y., Okamoto, S., & Yamanaka, N. (2009). Recover-forwarding method in link failure with pre-established recovery table for wide area ethernet. In Proceedings - 2009 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2009 [5199398] (IEEE International Conference on Communications). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICC.2009.5199398