Named Data Networking
May 07, 2019
Named Data Networking (NDN) (related to Content-Centric Networking (CCN), content-based networking, data-oriented networking or information-centric networking) is a Future Internet architecture inspired by years of empirical research into network usage and a growing awareness of unsolved problems in contemporary internet architectures like IP. NDN has its roots in an earlier project, Content-Centric Networking (CCN), which Van Jacobson first publicly presented in 2006. The NDN project is investigating Jacobson’s proposed evolution from today’s host-centric network architecture IP to a named data-centric network architecture (NDN). The belief is that this conceptually simple shift will have far-reaching implications for how people design, develop, deploy, and use networks and applications.