Compressed SRv6 Network Programming
draft-li-spring-compressed-srv6-np-02

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Abstract

Segment Routing can be applied to the IPv6 data plane by leveraging a new type of Routing Extension Header, called Segment Routing Header (SRH). However, the overhead introduced by SRH may be a challenge for existing hardware, which may influence on the forwarding performance and the payload efficiency. This document defines a compressed SRv6 network programming mechanism in order to reduce the overhead of SRv6 by introducing the Compressed Segment Identifier (C-SID) and the Compressed SRH (C-SRH). The C-SRH can be a new Routing Header or an enhancement of SRH.

Authors

Zhenbin Li (lizhenbin@huawei.com)
Cheng Li (chengli13@huawei.com)
Chongfeng Xie (xiechf.bri@chinatelecom.cn)
Kihoon LEE (soho8416@lguplus.co.kr)
Hui Tian (tianhui@caict.ac.cn)
Feng Zhao (zhaofeng@caict.ac.cn)
Jim Guichard (james.n.guichard@huawei.com)
Li Cong (licong.bri@chinatelecom.cn)
Shuping Peng (pengshuping@huawei.com)

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