• The Case for Microcontracts for Internet Connectivity 

      Valancius, Vytautas; Lumezanu, Cristian; Johari, Ramesh; Vazirani, Vijay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010)
      This paper introduces microcontracts, which are contracts for "slices" of the Internet connectivity along dimensions such as time, destination, volume, and application type. Microcontracts are motivated by the observation ...
    • Managing BGP Routes with a BGP Session Multiplexer 

      Valancius, Vytautas; Feamster, Nick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This paper presents the design, implementation, and evaluation of BGP-Mux, a system for providing multiple clients access to a common set of BGP update streams from multiple BGP peers. By providing multiple clients ...
    • Preventing Attacks on BGP Policies: One Bit is Enough 

      Sundaresan, Srikanth; Lychev, Robert; Valancius, Vytautas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011)
      The Internet is comprised of many autonomous systems (AS) managed by independent entities that use the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) to route their traffic. Although it is the de facto standard for establishing paths ...
    • Towards an Internet Connectivity Market 

      Feamster, Nick; Hassan, Umayr; Sundaresan, Srikanth; Valancius, Vytautas; Johari, Ramesh; Vazirani, Vijay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009)
      Today’s Internet achieves end-to-end connectivity through bilateral contracts between neighboring networks; unfortunately, this “one size fits all” connectivity results in less efficient paths, unsold capacity and unmet ...