Inspec keywords: computer network management; open systems; protocols; quality of service; synchronisation; virtualisation; cloud computing

Other keywords: centralised control functions; advanced push-based flow setup and statistics collection mechanism; cloud-based virtual networking environments; layered overlay mechanism; network addressing space; fine-grained quality of service control; synchronisation mechanism; distributed FlowVisor platform; OpenFlow protocol; DFVisor platform; centralised network configuration capabilities; fine-grained QoS support; centralised control model; distributed synchronised two-level database system; flow setup latency; distributed control modules; centralised network management capabilities; virtual network controllers; distributed synchronised two-level database; quality of service aware cloud network virtualisation

Subjects: Protocols; Computer networks and techniques; Protocols; Internet software; Computer communications; Network management