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Table 6 Commodity and physical virtual routers’ control plane properties

From: Towards full network virtualization in horizontal IaaS federation: security issues

Hardware type

Virtualization type

Control plane

Performance

Isolation

Migration

Flexibility

  

(Routing table)

    

Commodity-Intel IXP2400 [58]

Pattern tables

L3VR and L3/4VR

×

-

Commodity-Click [63]

Trie braiding

Shared trie

-

-

-

Commodity-FPGA [64]

Hybrid DS

TCAM/SRAM

-

-

-

Commodity [65]

PEARL

NetFPGA & TCAM

-

Commodity-NetFPGA [56]

VROOM

Software & hardware

Simulation [66]

-

Trie braiding

-

-

×

×

Commodity [67]

Container-based

Guest OS

Evaluation(OpenVZ,LinuxNamespace)

-

-

-

   

(OpenVZ,LinuxNamespace)

   

Commodity [68]

Hypervisor-based

Guest OS

Evaluation(SR,VSR)

-

-

-

Commodity [69]

Hypervisor-based

Guest OS

Evaluation(1,2,4 flows)

-

-

-

 

Container-based

Application

×

×

×

Commodity [70]

Hypervisor-based

Guest OS

×

×

×

 

Hypervisor-NIC mapping

Guest OS

×

×

 

Hypervisor-Host OS

Guest OS

×

  1. × indicates the property doesn’t exist for the router.
  2. indicates the property exist for the router.