Methods and Infrastructure of Network-as-a-Service

Methods and Infrastructure of Network-as-a-Service

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Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) is fast advancing and it abstracts the heterogeneous and dynamic network resources and their relationships as connected and uniform REST services. This chapter covers the REST service infrastructure for NaaS as well as methods and techniques in REST service modeling and service design for applications in data networking.

Chapter Contents:

  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 REST API for SDN
  • 2.3 Hypertext-driven navigation principle of REST API
  • 2.4 Flexible REST API design framework
  • 2.5 Flexible REST client design framework
  • 2.6 Hypertext-driven client-resource interaction patterns
  • 2.6.1 Tree pattern
  • 2.6.2 Backtracking pattern
  • 2.6.3 Redirection pattern
  • 2.6.4 Search pattern
  • 2.6.5 Generator pattern
  • 2.6.6 Factory pattern
  • 2.7 Efficient cache mechanisms
  • 2.7.1 Issues of caching for REST service clients
  • 2.7.2 Differential and layered cache at clients
  • 2.7.3 Cache replacement
  • 2.8 Summary
  • References

Inspec keywords: cloud computing

Other keywords: NaaS; data networking; REST service infrastructure; network-as-a-service; REST service design; REST service modeling; network resources

Subjects: Internet software

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