Cloud Data Center Network Architectures and Technologies has been written with the support of Huawei's vast technical knowledge and experience in the data center network (DCN) field, as well as its understanding of customer service requirements. This book describes in detail the architecture design, technical implementation, planning and design, and deployment suggestions for cloud DCNs based on the service challenges DCNs encounter. It starts by describing the overall architecture and technical evolution of DCNs, with the aim of helping readers understand the development of DCNs. It then proceeds to explain the design and implementation of cloud DCNs, including the service model of a single data center (DC), construction of physical and logical networks of DCs, construction of multiple DCNs, and security solutions of DCs. Next, this book dives deep into practices of cloud DCN deployment based on real-world cases to help readers better understand how to build cloud DCNs. Finally, this book introduces DCN openness and some of the hottest forward-looking technologies.
In summary, you can use this book as a reference to help you to build secure, reliable, efficient, and open cloud DCNs. It is intended for technical professionals of enterprises, research institutes, information departments, and DCs, as well as teachers and students of computer network-related majors in colleges and universities.
Mr. Zhang is the Chief Architect of Huawei's DCN solution. He has more than 20 years' experience in network product and solution design, as well as a wealth of expertise in product design and development, network planning and design, and network engineering project implementation. He has led the design and deployment of more than 10 large-scale DCNs for Fortune Global 500 companies worldwide.
Mr. Chen is a Huawei DCN Solution Documentation Engineer with eight years' experience in developing documents related to DCN products and solutions. He has participated in the design and delivery of multiple large-scale enterprise DCNs. Mr. Chen has written many popular technical document series, such as DCN Handbook and BGP Topic.