Discovering Dependencies for Network Management

Paramvir Victor Bahl, Paul Barham, Richard Black, Ranveer Chandra, Moises Goldszmidt, Rebecca Isaacs, Srikanth Kandula, Lun Li, John MacCormick, David Maltz, Richard Mortier, Mike Wawrzoniak, Ming Zhang
5th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networking (HotNets), November 2006

This paper presents the Leslie Graph, a simple yet powerful abstraction describing the complex dependencies between network, host and application components in modern networked systems. It discusses challenges in the discovery of Leslie Graphs, their uses, and describes two alternate approaches to their discovery, supported by some initial feasibility results.

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Bibtex Entry:

@inproceedings{bahl2006discovering,
   author =       "Paramvir Victor Bahl and Paul Barham and Richard Black and Ranveer Chandra and Moises Goldszmidt and Rebecca Isaacs and Srikanth Kandula and Lun Li and John MacCormick and David Maltz and Richard Mortier and Mike Wawrzoniak and Ming Zhang",
   title =        "{Discovering Dependencies for Network Management}",
   booktitle =    {5th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networking (HotNets)},
   year =         {2006},
   month =        {November},
   address =      {, }
}