3. KuVS Fachgespräch "Network Softwarization"

7./8.4.2022 (online)


Thursday, 7th April

8.30 Welcome (Prof. Dr. Michael Menth, Uni Tübingen)

8.35 - 9.50 Programmable Data Planes (Chair: Dr. Peter Danielis, University of Rostock)

8.35  High-Performance Match-Action Table Updates from within Programmable Software Data Planes (Slides)
                Manuel Simon, Hennig Stubbe, Dominik Scholz, Sebastian Gallenmüller, Georg Carle (TU München)
  In Proceedings of the Symposium on Architectures for Networking and Communications Systems (ANCS '21)
9.00  Determination of Throughput Guarantees for Processor-based SmartNICs (Slides)
  Johannes Krude, Jan Rüth, Daniel Schemmel, Felix Rath, Johannes-Heorh Folbort, Klaus Wehrle (RWTH Aachen)
  In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT '21)
9.25  In-Network SYN Flooding DDoS Attack Detection Utilizing P4 Switches
  Pegah Golchin, Leonhard Anderweit, Julian Zobel, Ralf Kundel, Ralf Steinmetz (TU Darmstadt)

9.50 - 10.20 Coffee Break

10.20 - 12.00 P4-Based Applications (Chair: Dr. Tobias Meuser, TU Darmstadt)

10.20  Robust LFA Protection for Software-Defined Networks (RoLPS) (Slides)
  Daniel Merling, Steffen Lindner, Michael Menth (University of Tuebingen)
  In  IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management 
10.45  P4-programmable Data Plane for Content-based Publish/Subscribe (Slides)
  Christian Wernecke, Helge Parzyjegla, Gero Mühl (University of Rostock)
11.10  P4Update: Fast and Locally Verifiable Consistent Network Updates in the P4 Data Plane
  Zikai Zhou1, He Mu1, Wolfgang Kellerer1, Andreas Blenk1, and Klaus-Tycho Foerster2 (1TU München, 2TU Dortmund)
  In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT '21)
11.35  Project Overview: Router for Academia Research & Education (RARE) (Slides)
  Fréderic Loui, Casba Mate, Alexander Gall, Maxime Wisslé (GÉANT)

12.00 - 13.30 Lunch Break

13.30 - 13.55 5G (Chair: Prof. Dr. Tobias Hossfeld, University of Würzburg)

13.30  Procedure-based Functional Decomposition for 5G Core Network Functions (Slides)
  Endri Goshi1, Raffael Stahl1, Mu He2, Rastin Pries2, Wolfang Kellerer1 (1TU München, 2Nokia)
13.55  User Plane Hardware Acceleration in Access Networks: Experiences in Offloading Network Functions in Real 5G Deployments (Slides)
  Ralf Kundel, Tobias Meuser, Timo Koppe, Rhaban Hark, Ralf Steinmetz (TU Darmstadt)

In Proceedings of the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2022

14.20  Isolating Cross-Domain Links with SDN based E2E Network Slices
  Niklas Fuhrberg (KIT)
14.45  Towards Smart Public Interconnected Networks and Services – Approaching the Stumbling Blocks (Slides)
  Stanislav Lange (NTNU)

15.10-15.40 Coffee Break

15.40-16.55 XDP & (e)BPF (Chair: Prof. Dr. Georg Carle)

15.40 Offloading SCION Packet Forwarding to XDP BPF (Slides)
  Lars-Christian Schulz, David Hausheer (University of Magdeburg)
16.05 Fast Publish/Subscribe Using Linux eBPF (Slides)
  Michael Tatarski, Helge Parzyjegla, Peter Danielis, Gero Mühl (University of Rostock)
16.30 A Caching SFC Proxy Based on eBPF (Slides)
  Marco Häberle (University of Tuebingen)
  Preprint, provisionally accepted at IEEE NetSoft 2022

16.55 - 17.15 Wrap-Up & Brainstorming (Chair: Prof. Dr. Georg Carle, TU München)



Friday, 8th April

8.30 Welcome (Prof. Dr. Michael Menth, Uni Tübingen)

8.35 - 9.50 Network Measurement & Evaluation (Chair: Dr. Jochen Kögel, IsarNet Software Solutions GmbH)

8.35 Recognition of Similar NetFlow Data in Decentralised Monitoring Environments (Slides)
  Georg Eisenhart, Simon Volpert, Jan Braitinger, Jörg Domaschka (Ulm University)
9.00 Are Kubernetes CNI solutions ready for >10 Gbit/s?
  Simon Volpert, Georg Eisenhart, Jörg Domascka (Ulm University)
9.25 The pos Framework: A Methodology and Toolchain for Reproducible Network Experiments (Slides)
  Sebastian Gallenmüller, Dominik Scholz, Henning Stubbe, Georg Carle (TU München)
  In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on emerging Networking EXperiments and Technologies (CoNEXT '21)

9.50 - 10.20 Coffee Break

10.20 - 11.40 TSN & Low Latency (Chair: Dr. Fank Dürr, University of Stuttgart)

10.20 A Simulation Model for Investigating Clock Synchronization Issues in Time-Sensitive Networks (Slides)
  P. Danielis, H. Parzyjegla, Y. Rashid, E. Schweissguth, G. Mühl, D. Timmermann (University of Rostock)
10.45 Enhancing Flexibility for Dynamic Time-Sensitive Network Configurations
  Christoph Gärtner1, Amr Rizk2, Boris Koldehofe3, Rene Guillaume4, Ralf Kundel1, Ralf Steinmetz1 (1TU Darmstadt, 2University of Duisburg-Essen, 3University of Groningen, 4Robert Bosch GmbH)
11.10 The Smart Grid: A Use-Case for Large-Scale SDN Deployment (Slides)
  Felix Neumeister, Martina Zitterbart (KIT)

11.35 - 13.00 Lunch Break


13.00 - 14.50 Autonomic and Intent-Based Network - Definition and Standardization Efforts (Chair: Dr. Andreas Blenk, Siemens)


Autonomic Networking gets serious at IETF (Slides)

  Toerless Eckert (Futurewei, USA)
13.25 Introduction to IBN according to IRTF: Concepts and Applications (Slides)
  Olga Havel (Huawei, Ireland)
13.50 Building Autonomous Networks, One Step at a Time (Standards, Research, Prototypes) (Slides)
  Benoit Claise (Huawei, Belgium)
14.15 Towards a Closed-Looped Automation for Service Assurance with the DXAGENT (Slides)
  Justin Iurman (University of Liege)

14.40 - 14.50 Discussion

14.50 - 15.20 Coffee Break

15.20 - 15.43 Research Activities for Self-Driving Networks (Chair: Prof. Dr. Frank Kargl, Ulm University)


Intent-Driven Network And Service Management: Definitions, Modeling and Implementation (Slides)

  Jürgen Goerge (Nokia Bell Labs)
  S. Mwanje et al., Intent-Driven Network And Service Management: Definitions, Modeling and Implementation, ITU Journal 2022 (to be published)

Selected Aspects of Self-Driving Networks in the bwNET2020+ Project (Slides)

  Philipp Wolter (KIT)
16.10 Machine Learning for Network Control and Digital Network Twinning (= self driving networks) (Slides, Handout)
  Patrik Krämer, Andreas Blenk (TU München)
16.35 A Responsible Internet to Increase Trust in the Digital World
  Paola Grosso (University of Amsterdam)
  In Journal of Network and Systems Management

17.00 - 17.10 Discussion

17.10 - 17.30 Wrap-Up & Brainstorming (Chair: Prof. Dr. Michael Menth, Uni Tübingen)