Abstract

In translucent optical networks, the usage of sparse opto-electronic regenerators permits to overcome optical signal quality degradations. In dynamic translucent optical networks, where lightpaths are established upon request, regenerators can be effectively time shared. However, the current generalized multiprotocol label switching (GMPLS) protocol suite does not consider how to dynamically reserve and release shared regenerators and how to distribute regenerator availability information to network nodes. In this paper, four Translucent Lightpath Dynamic Provisioning (TLDP) schemes are proposed to establish lightpaths in dynamic distributed translucent optical networks. TLDP schemes differently combine the utilization of specific open shortest path first-traffic engineering (OSPF-TE) or resource reservation protocol-traffic engineering (RSVP-TE) extensions and shared regenerator availability information. Simulation results show that TLDP scheme based on OSPF-TE extensions obtains lower lightpath setup time, but higher control plane load than TLDP schemes based on RSVP-TE extensions. Moreover, schemes based on RSVP-TE extensions or on OSPF-TE extensions obtain the same lowest blocking probability.

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2009 (1)

A. Giorgetti, N. Sambo, I. Cerutti, N. Andriolli, P. Castoldi, "Label preference schemes for lightpath provisioning and restoration in distributed GMPLS networks," J. Lightw. Technol. 27, 688-697 (2009).

2008 (3)

S. Sygletos, I. Tomkos, J. Leuthold, "Technological challenges on the road toward transparent networking," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 7, 321-350 (2008).

N. Sambo, N. Andriolli, A. Giorgetti, F. Cugini, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, "Distributing shared regenerator information in GMPLS-controlled translucent networks," IEEE Commun. Lett. 12, 462-464 (2008).

F. Cugini, N. Sambo, N. Andriolli, A. Giorgetti, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, E. Le Rouzic, J. Poirrier, "Enhancing GMPLS signaling protocol for encompassing quality of transmission (QoT) in all-optical networks," J. Lightw. Technol. 26, 3318-3328 (2008).

2007 (1)

S. Gangxiang, R. Tucker, "Translucent optical networks: The way forward," IEEE Commun. Mag. 45, 48-54 (2007).

2006 (1)

R. Martinez, C. Pinart, F. Cugini, N. Andriolli, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, L. Wosinska, J. Comellas, G. Junyent, "Challenges and requirements for introducing impairment-awareness into the management and control planes of ASON/GMPLS WDM networks," IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 76-85 (2006).

2005 (2)

X. Yang, B. Ramamurthy, "Dynamic routing in translucent WDM optical networks: The intradomain case," J. Lightw. Technol. 23, 1713-1723 (2005).

X. Yang, B. Ramamurthy, "Sparse regeneration in translucent wavelength-routed optical networks: Architecture, network design and wavelength routing," Photon. Netw. Commun. 39-53 (2005).

2004 (1)

G. Shen, W. D. Grover, "Segment-based approaches to survivable translucent network design under various ultra-long-haul system reach capabilities," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 3, 1-24 (2004).

2003 (1)

E. Yetginer, E. Karasan, "Regenerator placement and traffic engineering with restoration in GMPLS networks," Photon. Netw. Commun. 6, 139-149 (2003).

2001 (1)

J. Strand, A. L. Chiu, R. Tkach, "Issues for routing in the optical layer," IEEE Commun. Mag. 39, 81-87 (2001).

IEEE Commun. Lett. (1)

N. Sambo, N. Andriolli, A. Giorgetti, F. Cugini, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, "Distributing shared regenerator information in GMPLS-controlled translucent networks," IEEE Commun. Lett. 12, 462-464 (2008).

IEEE Commun. Mag. (3)

S. Gangxiang, R. Tucker, "Translucent optical networks: The way forward," IEEE Commun. Mag. 45, 48-54 (2007).

J. Strand, A. L. Chiu, R. Tkach, "Issues for routing in the optical layer," IEEE Commun. Mag. 39, 81-87 (2001).

R. Martinez, C. Pinart, F. Cugini, N. Andriolli, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, L. Wosinska, J. Comellas, G. Junyent, "Challenges and requirements for introducing impairment-awareness into the management and control planes of ASON/GMPLS WDM networks," IEEE Commun. Mag. 44, 76-85 (2006).

J. Lightw. Technol. (3)

F. Cugini, N. Sambo, N. Andriolli, A. Giorgetti, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, E. Le Rouzic, J. Poirrier, "Enhancing GMPLS signaling protocol for encompassing quality of transmission (QoT) in all-optical networks," J. Lightw. Technol. 26, 3318-3328 (2008).

X. Yang, B. Ramamurthy, "Dynamic routing in translucent WDM optical networks: The intradomain case," J. Lightw. Technol. 23, 1713-1723 (2005).

A. Giorgetti, N. Sambo, I. Cerutti, N. Andriolli, P. Castoldi, "Label preference schemes for lightpath provisioning and restoration in distributed GMPLS networks," J. Lightw. Technol. 27, 688-697 (2009).

OSA J. Opt. Netw. (1)

S. Sygletos, I. Tomkos, J. Leuthold, "Technological challenges on the road toward transparent networking," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 7, 321-350 (2008).

OSA J. Opt. Netw. (1)

G. Shen, W. D. Grover, "Segment-based approaches to survivable translucent network design under various ultra-long-haul system reach capabilities," OSA J. Opt. Netw. 3, 1-24 (2004).

Photon. Netw. Commun. (1)

E. Yetginer, E. Karasan, "Regenerator placement and traffic engineering with restoration in GMPLS networks," Photon. Netw. Commun. 6, 139-149 (2003).

Photon. Netw. Commun. (1)

X. Yang, B. Ramamurthy, "Sparse regeneration in translucent wavelength-routed optical networks: Architecture, network design and wavelength routing," Photon. Netw. Commun. 39-53 (2005).

Other (11)

M. Ali, D. Elie-Dit-Cosaque, L. Tancevski, "Enhancements to multiprotocol lambda switch to accommodate transmission impairments," Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM 2001 (2001) pp. 70-75.

E. Salvadori, Y. Ye, A. Zanardi, H. Woesner, M. Carcagni, G. Galimberti, G. Martinelli, A. Tanzi, D. La Fauci, "Signalling-based architectures for impairment-aware lightpath set-up in GMPLS networks," Proc. IEEE Global Telecomm. Conf., GLOBECOM 2007 (2007) pp. 2263-2268.

K. Sriram, D. Griffith, O. Borchert, G. Di Lorenzo, R. Su, N. Golmie, "Performance comparison of agile optical network architectures with static vs. dynamic regenerator assignment," Proc. Broadband 2005 Conf. (2005) pp. 55-64.

M. S. Savasini, P. Monti, M. Tacca, A. Fumagalli, H. Waldman, "Regenerator placement with guaranteed connectivity in optical networks," Proc. ONDM 2007 (2007) pp. 438-447.

G. Bernstein, Y. Lee, W. Imajuku, “Framework for GMPLS and PCE control of wavelength switched optical networks,” (2007) draft-bernsteinccamp- wavelength-switched-02.txt, Internet Draft.

N. Sambo, F. Cugini, N. Andriolli, A. Giorgetti, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, "Lightweight RSVP-TE extensions to account for shared regenerators in translucent optical networks," Proc. PIS '07 (2007).

F. Cugini, N. Sambo, N. Andriolli, A. Giorgetti, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, E. L. Rouzic, J. Poirrier, "GMPLS extensions to encompass shared regenerators in transparent optical networks," Proc. ECOC 2007 (2007).

N. Sambo, F. Cugini, I. Cerutti, L. Valcarenghi, P. Castoldi, J. Poirrier, E. Le Rouzic, C. Pinart, "Probe-based schemes to guarantee lightpath quality of transmission QoT in transparent optical networks," Proc. Eur. Conf. Opt. Commun., ECOC 2008 (2008).

G. Martinelli, A. Zanardi, “GMPLS signaling extensions for optical impairment aware lightpath setup,” (2008) IETF Internet Draft, draft-martinelliccamp- optical-imp-signaling-01.txt,.

A. Farrel, A. Satyanarayana, A. Iwata, N. Fujita, G. Ash, “Crankback signaling extensions for MPLS and GMPLS RSVP-TE,” (2007) RFC 4920, IETF.

N. Sambo, N. Andriolli, A. Giorgetti, P. Castoldi, G. Bottari, "Multiple paths signal quality prediction based regenerator placement algorithm," Proc. ICTON 2009 (2009) pp. We.B3.5.

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