New IPv6 Multicast Addresses for Switch ML
draft-hsingh-ipv6-coin-ml-03

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Author Hemant Singh 
Last updated 2020-06-11 (latest revision 2019-12-09)
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Abstract

Recently, in-network aggregation to scale distributed machine learning (ML) has been presented. A network switch implementation uses IPv4 broadcast messages from switch to the hosts to send updates to all workers. IPv6 does not support broadcast addresses. This document proposes, IPv6 implementations use the IPv6 link-local all- nodes multicast address, until a new IPv6 link-local multicast address is assigned by IANA for switch to hosts multicast communications.

Authors

Hemant Singh (hemant@mnkcg.com)

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