Raymond Wan

Previously we had talked about service-centric networking. Since then we have now implemented a prototype experiment implementing the ideas from Serval that demonstrates ICMP ping migration involving the Linux iptables and Network Namespaces. As a reminder of what we're dealing with, today's cloud infrastructure is increasingly viewing a group of machines as a "service" rather than just hosts connected to the internet. Abtracting machines into services allows easier horizontal scaling as we can load balance between instances of those services. Doing this sort of abstraction requires a service name that is not associated to a particular machine. This…