RIFT Applicability

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (rift WG)
Authors Yuehua Wei  , Zheng Zhang  , Dmitry Afanasiev  , Tom Verhaeg  , Jaroslaw Kowalczyk 
Last updated 2020-03-24 (latest revision 2019-11-04)
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This document discusses the properties, applicability and operational considerations of RIFT in different network scenarios. It intends to provide a rough guide how RIFT can be deployed to simplify routing operations in Clos topologies and their variations.


Yuehua Wei (wei.yuehua@zte.com.cn)
Zheng Zhang (zzhang_ietf@hotmail.com)
Dmitry Afanasiev (fl0w@yandex-team.ru)
Tom Verhaeg (t.verhaeg@interconnect.nl)
Jaroslaw Kowalczyk (jaroslaw.kowalczyk2@orange.com)

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