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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.