Introduction to Path Computation Element (PCE)

Date: June 18, 2020
Time: 00:00 UTC - 00:00 UTC
Slides: Slides
Recording: Recording

This talk will focus on the Path Computation Element (PCE) work in the Routing Area of the IETF. Dhruv will give a quick introduction to the technology and how it is being used to enable efficient path computation and traffic engineering of the network. It will also cover how the PCE work relates to the Software defined Networking (SDN) and some of the future work taken up the working group (WG). 

Dhruv has been working in the networking domain for last 16 years with Huawei Technologies. His current designation is the Lead Architect for the Data Communications Business in India. Over the years, he has worked hands on the Huawei’s Routing Platform and controller. He is currently working with the research & standards team for various emerging technologies such as PCE, Segment Routing (SR) and Network Slicing.

He is an active IETF contributor in the area of Path Computation and Traffic Engineering with 26 RFCs as co-author and contributor. He is also serving as the PCE WG co-chair at IETF. He is also part of Routing Directorate and sergeant-at-arms for the IETF mailing list. He is a founding member and secretary for India Internet Engineering Society (IIESoc) & Industry Network Technology Council (INTC).