With the new capabilities, network architects can account for big data workloads that can bog down networks and create latency for lower priority tasks. With Corsa’s new functionality, bandwidth can be better managed with policy-aware metering, and workloads can be redistributed using OpenFlow 1.3.
SDN metering and queuing create self-service possibilities for functions such as bandwidth reservation. This empowers users to schedule and reserve bandwidth through a separate class of service and meters.
This feature is where those elephant flows find resolve. With SDN metering and QoS, the network can recognize those big data workloads and react in real time depending on the state of the network and other traffic.
Corsa pushes policy-aware provisioning down to the hardware, where it can make alterations to meters and queued tasks, making sure that the network can respond during times of high congestion. Performance monitoring statistics are then returned in real time, delivering information to be checked against SLAs.
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