NOX: Towards an Operating System for Networks

TitleNOX: Towards an Operating System for Networks
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsGude, N. S., Koponen T., Pettit J., Pfaff B., Casado M., McKeown N., & Shenker S.
Published inACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review
Other Numbers2485

As anyone who has operated a large network can attest, enterprise networks are difficult to manage. That they have remained so despite significant commercial and academic efforts suggests the need for a different network management paradigm. Here we turn to operating systems as an instructive example in taming management complexity.


This work was partially supported by funding provided to ICSI through National Science Foundation grants CNS: 0225660 ("Robust Large-Scale Distributed Systems") and CNS: 0205519 ("Addressing Fundamental Issues for Robust Internet Performance"). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors or originators and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Bibliographic Notes

ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 105-110

Abbreviated Authors

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker

ICSI Research Group

Networking and Security

ICSI Publication Type

Article in journal or magazine