Re: [Sdn] gRPC

Pedro Martinez-Julia <pedro@nict.go.jp> Mon, 14 November 2016 08:32 UTC

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From: Pedro Martinez-Julia <pedro@nict.go.jp>
To: Hesham ElBakoury <Hesham.ElBakoury@huawei.com>
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On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 08:09:24AM +0000, Hesham ElBakoury wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> 
> Do you think we can use gRPC as southbound protocol for SDN controllers.

Hi,

Sorry to interfere but being a general RPC I think there should be no
problem to use it there. It would be interesting to map OpenFlow and
even NETCONF/YANG to protobuf/gRPC but, however, I do not see a clear
benefit as it means more complexity in devices. What is your idea?

> Thanks
> 
> Hesham

Regards,
Pedro

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Pedro Martinez-Julia
Network Science and Convergence Device Technology Laboratory
Network System Research Institute
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
4-2-1, Nukui-Kitamachi, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan
Email: pedro@nict.go.jp
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