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Wenchao Zhuo, Qiong Fei, Shengzhi Sun, Tao Tao, Andreas Haeberlen, Zachary G. Ives, Boon Thau Loo, and Micah Sherr, "NetTrails: A Declarative Platform for Maintaining and Querying Provenance in Distributed Systems", . June 2011.
We demonstrate NetTrails, a declarative platform for maintaining and interactively querying network provenance in a distributed system. Network provenance describes the history and derivations of network state that result from the execution of a distributed protocol. It has broad applicability in the management, diagnosis, and security analysis of networks. Our demonstration shows the use of NetTrails for maintaining and querying network provenance in a variety of distributed settings, ranging from declarative networks to unmodified legacy distributed systems. We conclude our demonstration with a discussion of our ongoing research on enhancing the query language and security guarantees.
Date Posted: 19 July 2012