Dipl.-Inform. Wolfgang Braun

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E-Mail wolfgang.braun(at)uni-tuebingen.de
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Lehrstuhl für Kommunikationsnetze

Universität Tübingen

Wilhelm-Schickard-Institut für Informatik

Sand 13, 72076 Tübingen


Research

Topics

  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)
    • OpenFlow
    • Network programming language P4

  • Network resilience
    • IP fast reroute
    • SDN resilience
    • (Remote) loop-free alternates (LFAs)

  • Network scalability
    • SDN-based approaches
    • Multicast

  • Traffic Engineering

Projects

 

Teaching

  • Sommersemester 17
    • Informatik der Systeme
    • Programmierprojekt

  • Sommersemester 17
    • Informatik der Systeme
    • Programmierprojekt

  • Sommersemester 16
    • Informatik der Systeme
    • Programmierprojekt

  • Sommersemester 15
    • Informatik der Systeme

  • Sommersemester 14
    • Informatik der Systeme

  • Sommersemester 13
    • Informatik der Systeme

Supervised Theses

  • Daniel Merling (Master Thesis; 2017): Scalable Resilience for Software-Defined Networking using Remote Loop-Free Alterantes with Loop Detection
  • Joshua Hartman (Bachelor Thesis; 2016): Implementierung von ausfallsicherem Multicast ohne Flusszustände im Netz mit Hilfe von BIER-TE und der Netzprogrammiersprache P4
  • Manuel Albert (Master Thesis; 2016): Design and Analysis of Resilient Multicast Topologies using Bit Index Explicit Replication
  • Christian Duta (Diploma Thesis; 2015): Design and Performance Evaluation of Traffic Engineering Methods Using Load-Dependent Flow Splitting
  • Gregor Kovacs (Diploma Thesis; 2014): Implementation of Explicit Inter-Domain Paths Using the Locator/ID Separation Protocol

 

List of Publications

  1. D. Merling, W. Braun, and M. Menth: Efficient Data Plane Protection for SDN, (preprint), in Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), June 2018, Montreal, Canada
  2. W. Braun, D. Merling, and M. Menth: Destination-Specific Maximally Redundant Trees: Design, Performance Comparison, and Applications, in Proceedings  of the 14th International Workshop on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN), February 2018, Paris, France 
  3. W. Braun, J. Hartmann, and M. Menth: Demo: Scalable and Reliable Software-Defined Multicast with BIER and P4, (preprint), in Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM), May 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
  4. W. Braun, M. Albert, T. Eckert, and M. Menth: Performance Comparison of Resilience Mechanisms for Stateless Multicast Using BIER, (preprint), in Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM), May 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
  5. W. Braun and M. Menth: Loop-Free Alternates with Loop Detection for Fast Reroute in Software-Defined Carrier and Data Center Networks (preprint), in Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), 2016, vol. 24, no. 3, 2016, Springer 
  6. W. Braun and M. Menth: Scalable Resilience for Software-Defined Networking Using Loop-Free Alternates with Loop Detection, (preprint), in Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Management Issues in SDN, SDI and NFV (MISSION) in conjunction with the IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), April, 2015
  7. W. Braun and M. Menth: Load-Dependent Flow Splitting for Traffic Engineering in Resilient OpenFlow Networks, (preprint), in Proceedings of ITG/GI Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys), Workshop on Software-Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization for Flexible Network Management (SDNFlex), March, 2015, Cottbus, Germany
  8. W. Braun and M. Menth: Wildcard Compression of Inter-Domain Routing Tables for OpenFlow-Based Software-Defined Networking, (preprint), in Proceedings of the European Workshop on Software Defined Networking (EWSDN), September 2014, Hungary Budapest
  9. W. Braun and M. Menth: Software-Defined Networking Using OpenFlow: Protocols, Applications, and Architectural Design Choices, in Future Internet, vol. 6, no. 2, May 2014, MDPI
  10. M. Menth and W. Braun: Performance Comparison of Not-Via Addresses and Maximally Redundant Trees (MRTs), in Proceedings of the IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, May 2013, Belgium Ghent

Internet Drafts

  1. T. Eckert, G. Cauchie, W. Braun, and M. Menth: Traffic Engineering for Bit Index Explicit Replication BIER-TE, July 2016
  2. T. Eckert, G. Cauchie, W. Braun, and M. Menth: Fast ReRoute (FRR) Extensions for BIER-TE, July 2016

Talks

  1. Wolfgang Braun: "Performance Comparison of Resilience Mechanisms for Stateless Multicast Using BIER", ITG FG 5.2 Workshop: "Communication Networks for Critical Infrastructures", München, Germany, February 2017
  2. Wolfgang Braun: "Scalable Resilience for Software-Defined Networking Using Loop-Free Alternates with Loop Detection", ITG FG 5.2.1/5.2.4 Workshop: "Neue Herausforderungen in der Netzsicherheit" , Tübingen, Germany, September 2015
  3. Wolfgang Braun: "Performance Comparison of Not-Via Addresses and Maximally Redundant Trees (MRTs)", ITG FG521 Workshop: "Zukünftige Netzarchitekturen", Stuttgart, Germany, February 2013.