PRISTINE paper on Load Management accepted at IEEE CloudNet 2016

A PRISTINE paper discussing the load management in Service Oriented Networks has been accepted at the IEEE CloudNet 2016. Congratulations to the PRISTINE team at TSSG for leading this effort! The abstract of the paper is provided below. Abstract In traditional Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), dedicated intermediate nodes called load balancers are usually deployed in data centers in […]

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PRISTINE paper discussing topological addressing/forwarding accepted @ Globecom 2016

A PRISTINE paper discussing the benefits of programmable topological addressing/forwarding policies in RINA-enabled large-scale datacentres at the IEEE Globecom 2016. Congratulations to the PRISTINE team at UPC for leading this effort! The abstract of the paper is provided below. Abstract With the proliferation of cloud computing and the expected requirements of future Internet of Things […]


PRISTINE and ARCFIRE deliver RINA tutorial at EUCNC 2016

Last week PRISTINE and ARCFIRE researchers came together to deliver a 3.30h RINA tutorial at EUCNC 2016. The tutorial started with a RINA introduction, then discussed three research topics being investigated by PRISTINE (congestion management, security) and ARCFIRE (mobility, converged operator network design) and concluded with an update of two of the tools that can be used […]

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PRISTINE paper exploring network access control in RINA accepted to APCC 2016!

A PRISTINE paper discussing the flexibility of network access control in RINA has been accepted for publication at the 22nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC 2016). Congratulations to the PRISTINE team at IMT-TSP for leading this effort! The abstract of the paper is provided below. Abstract “RINA is a promising network architecture that conceives networking […]


IEEE SDN Pre-Industrial Workshop

PRISTINE representatives attended the IEEE SDN workshop on 5G and Open Mobile Edge Computing that took place in Venice on June 15th. Sven van der Meer, from Ericsson, presented RINA and PRISTINE in two sessions: a 1 hour discussion session on building POCs (Proof of Concept) and another 2 hour session on participant contributions. Feedback was positive, […]

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PRISTINE presence at TNC 2016: talks, poster and life demo!

PRISTINE had a strong presence last week at the TNC 2016 conference, giving a talk, performing an official TNC demo, presenting a poster and showing RINA demos at the i2CAT booth. The leitmotiv of the PRISTINE presence was showing how RINA simplifies multi-layer network management, focusing in a case study of a multi-tenant large-scale data […]


ICC 2016 PRISTINE presentation available online

This week PRISTINE and RINA have been present at the IEEE ICC presentation, delivering 3 presentations summarizing the main ideas of the papers entitled “Congestion Control in the Recursive Internetwork Architecture“, “A Software Development Kit to Exploit RINA programmability” and “From protection protocols to layers: designing, implementing and experimenting with security policies in RINA“. Rina […]

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RINA and PRISTINE research featured in IEEE SDN Newsletter

The May 2016 issue of the IEEE SDN Newsletter features an article with a RINA perspective on the limitations of SDN in its current form authored by two PRISTINE researchers. The full article can be reached at this link, here’s a little excerpt. “In spite of being only a few years old as a technology, […]


PRISTINE, RINA, and recursive congestion control in IETF 95

What are Recursive Congestion Signals in RINA ? Well this was a topic presented by the University of Oslo and PRISTINE researcher David Hayes, (co-authored by Peyman Teymoori, and Michael Welzl) at the recent IETF95 meeting in Buenos Aires. In the IRTF research group, Internet Congestion Control (ICCRG) David took the time to present work on congestion control in recursive […]

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RINA presentations at the 2nd meeting of the ETSI Next Generation Protocols ISG

This week representatives of PRISTINE attended the second ETSI NGP meeting that took place in Sophia-Antipolis (France). PRISTINE partners actively participated in this group, contributing to its goal to re-architect the current communications protocol stack. During the meeting three contributions with RINA background were presented and discussed: A tutorial on how layers have been used in […]