The deadline for deregistering expires at the end of the second week of the semester. Students who are still registered after that date, but do not attend the seminar, will officially fail the seminar.
The seminar focus on network monitoring, with focus on datacenters.
The seminar will focus on network monitoring, with focus on datacenters. Both distributed control planes and SDNs will be discussed. Students will look at both passive and active monitoring solutions as well as novel proposals driven by recent programmable dataplanes The seminar will discuss the design of monitoring solutions, data collection challenges and also the data processing and objectives of monitoring.
The seminar will include an intial background reading, and then cover three types of papers (1) recent publications in top tier conferences, (2) key publications in the field albeit older, and (3) whitepapers by industry (a small portion). It will attempt to strike a balance between understanding the fundamentals and keeping up with novel developments.