Distributed network control system with one master controller per logical datapath set

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PATENT NO 9363210
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13219578

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A network control system for managing a plurality of managed switching elements that implement a plurality of logical datapath sets. The network control system includes a first controller instance that manages the logical datapath sets by generating, based on logical forwarding plane data, physical control plane data. The network control system also includes a second controller instance that manages the managed switching elements by receiving physical control plane data and sending the physical control plane data to the switching elements.

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NICIRA, INC.PALO ALTO, CA238

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Casado, Martin Portola Valley, US 82 3732
Koponen, Teemu San Francisco, US 149 4594
Lambeth, W Andrew San Mateo, US 44 1365

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