[ale] SDN in the home paper

James Sumners james.sumners at gmail.com
Thu May 30 07:07:30 EDT 2019

On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 03:54 Alex Carver via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:

> On 2019-05-29 05:39, James Sumners via Ale wrote:
> > I'm trying to research alternatives to Ubiquiti's UniFi product line
> > because they don't currently support bandwidth usage history recording,
> and
> > don't seem to be adding it in any sort of hurry, and came across this
> paper
> > --
> https://www.cogentoa.com/article/10.1080/23311916.2018.1469949/references
> > . It's a survey of some 40+ articles that are looking into how Software
> > Defined Networking (which is what the UniFi line really is) can be used
> in
> > the home. I'm about 10 pages into this paper and am noticing a disturbing
> > theme I thought you guys would be interested in: the surveyed papers seem
> > to lean toward shunting off the controller to the ISP. Want to enable QoS
> > for streaming video and VoIP? No problem. Just let the ISP inspect your
> > traffic and provide you with new tiers of service priced accordingly.
> >
> > This is not the rabbit hole I was hoping to find.
> >
> The bandwidth and usage data is available if you run the Unifi
> Controller software and bind the AP to it.  It gives you data on a
> per-client and per-AP basis.

Not what I’m looking for. I need month to month history on the WAN

> --
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