Issues with Current Internet Architecture

Issues with Current Internet Architecture

Mohamed Boucadair (Orange, France) and David Binet (France Telecom, France)
Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 16
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4305-5.ch001


Internet actors should work on an action plan to mitigate the increase of Routing Information Base (RIB) and Forwarding Information Base (FIB) table sizes and the load induced by routing updates churn (BGP Instability Report, n.d.).
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Problems To Be Solved

Simplicity, flexibility and extensibility were the main characteristics of the Internet architecture [Clark, RFC1958, RFC3426, RFC3439], but unfortunately these design principles are not the actual characteristics of the Internet. More precisely, the Internet is suffering from a wide range of complications which may impact its evolution. Examples illustrating encountered complications include:

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