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Capacity planning for the Google backbone network

Ajay Kumar Bangla
Ben Preskill
Christoph Albrecht
Emilie Danna
Xiaoxue Zhao
ISMP 2015 (International Symposium on Mathematical Programming) (to appear)


Google operates one of the largest backbone networks in the world. In this talk, we present optimization and simulation techniques we use to design the network topology and provision its capacity to achieve conflicting objectives such as scale, cost, availability, and latency.