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Exploring Functional Slicing in the Design of Distributed SDN Controllers [chapter]

Yiyang Chang, Ashkan Rezaei, Balajee Vamanan, Jahangir Hasan, Sanjay Rao, T. N. Vijaykumar
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present Hydra, a framework for distributed SDN controllers based on functional slicing.  ...  To tackle these issues, in this paper, we explore functional slicing, a complementary approach to scaling, where multiple SDN applications belonging to the same topological partition may be placed in physically  ...  Conclusion In this paper, we have presented Hydra, a framework for distributing SDN control functions across servers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-67235-9_12 fatcat:xkdowrps4fa6pkn567salvpcfe

Wireless Software Defined Networking: A Survey and Taxonomy

Israat Tanzeena Haque, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh
2016 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
One of the primary architectural principles behind the Internet is the use of distributed protocols, which facilitates fault tolerance and distributed management.  ...  More specifically, we evaluate the use of SDN in four classes of popular wireless networks: cellular, sensor, mesh, and home networks.  ...  In particular, most of the sensor and mesh network solutions explore task distribution to manage in-band control traffic.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2016.2571118 fatcat:pwla57kz6baxbctab7abisi2sy

Guest Editors Introduction: Special Issue on Advanced Management of Softwarized Networks

Wolfgang Kellerer, Giovanni Schembra, Jinho Hwang, Noriaki Kamiyama, Joon-Myung Kang, Barbara Martini, Rafael Pasquini, Dimitrios Pezaros, Hongke Zhang, Mohamed Faten Zhani, Thomas Zinner
2021 IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management  
The first two papers focus on controller placement and control devolution in SDN systems. The third and the fourth paper regard application of SDN in multi-domain and wide area networks (WAN).  ...  The papers in this category, on one side, focus on various aspects of software-defined network control, considering minimization of traffic between switches and controllers, control of SD-WANs, SDN controller  ...  Her research interests include network virtualization and orchestration in SDN/NFV/5G environments, service platforms for next-generation networks, network control/management architectures, and security  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2021.3058871 fatcat:yg3kanbewvd7lp3nz6b4rzh5vm

Guest Editorial Leveraging Machine Learning in SDN/NFV-Based Networks

David S. L. Wei, Kaiping Xue, Roberto Bruschi, Stefan Schmid
2020 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
SDN separates the control plane from the data plane through a well-defined programming interface, such that the centralized controller can have a complete view of the entire network, while NFV decouples  ...  network functions from dedicated physical equipment by means of virtualization technology, and runs the virtual network functions (VNFs) in the general purpose physical or virtual network appliances.  ...  In the article "GAN-powered Deep Distributional Reinforcement Learning for Resource Management in Network Slicing", Y.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2019.2959197 fatcat:rapy36t4njgxbgeezl4xe3egky

SDN/NFV-Based Mobile Packet Core Network Architectures: A Survey

Van-Giang Nguyen, Anna Brunstrom, Karl-Johan Grinnemo, Javid Taheri
2017 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
The emergence of two new technologies, namely, software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), have radically changed the development of network functions and the evolution  ...  With the advent of SDN and NFV and their offered benefits, the mobile operators are gradually changing the way how they architect their mobile networks to cope with ever-increasing growth of data traffic  ...  It should be noted that the works that have the hierarchical design of the control plane is marked as ( H ) in the distributed control plane column of the table.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2017.2690823 fatcat:ti43mn47xnb5lmcu3ri4li66mm

Network Slicing to Enable Resilience and High Availability in 5G Mobile Telecommunications

Qi He, Yunxia Ju, Jianguo Wang, Gang Zhao, Haiyong Qin, Kai Zhao, Yilan Zhou, Min Li, Qi Dong, X. Lei, S. Cai, Y. Yu (+1 others)
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
In the upcoming fifth-generation (5G) ecosystem, the delivery of a variety of personalized services is envisioned.  ...  In addition, we propose an architecture for network slicing by combining software-defined networks and network function virtualization technologies.  ...  Another paper [6] explores the potential of network function virtualization (NFV) in enhancing the functional, architectural and commercial viability of 5G radio access networks.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201824603028 fatcat:w2ur4h4u4zbzzaenc54hg272uu

Integrated NFV/SDN Architectures: A Systematic Literature Review [article]

Michel S. Bonfim, Kelvin L. Dias, Stenio F. L. Fernandes
2018 arXiv   pre-print
SDN can provide connectivity between Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) in a flexible and automated way, whereas NFV can use SDN as part of a service function chain.  ...  This Systematic Literature Review (SLR) focuses on integrated NFV/SDN architectures, with the following goals: i) to investigate and provide an in-depth review of the state-of-the-art of NFV/SDN architectures  ...  . • What is the function of SDN Controller in the NFV Framework?  ... 
arXiv:1801.01516v1 fatcat:qpxp7o4p6bcsllzfabjssjs4p4

5G Network Slicing using SDN and NFV: A Survey of Taxonomy, Architectures and Future Challenges

Alcardo Alex Barakabitze, Arslan Ahmad, Andrew Hines, Rashid Mijumbi
2019 Computer Networks  
Additionally, the article presents the management and orchestration of network slices in a single domain followed by a comprehensive survey of management and orchestration approaches in 5G network slicing  ...  Thidly, we comprehensively survey different industrial initiatives and projects that are pushing forward the adoption of SDN and NFV in accelerating 5G network slicing.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was supported in part by the CONNECT Research Centre through Science Foundation Ireland, and in part by the European Regional Development Fund under Grant 13/RC/2077.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2019.106984 fatcat:3nsqvuiwzndcbprctjfgmu6cdu

VirtRAN: An SDN/NFV-Based Framework for 5G RAN Slicing

Akshatha Nayak Manjeshwar, Pranav Jha, Abhay Karandikar, Prasanna Chaporkar
2020 Journal of the Indian Institute of Science  
Acknowledgements This work has been supported by the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India as part of the indigenous 5G Test Bed project.  ...  Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ...  of the control plane functions in the data path.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41745-020-00160-x fatcat:6gdvltj7unci3f4geq2yyduqwm

Hydra: Leveraging Functional Slicing for Efficient Distributed SDN Controllers [article]

Yiyang Chang, Ashkan Rezaei, Balajee Vamanan, Jahangir Hasan, Sanjay Rao, T. N. Vijaykumar
2016 arXiv   pre-print
We present Hydra, a framework for distributed SDN controllers based on functional slicing.  ...  To tackle these issues, in this paper, we explore functional slicing, a complementary approach to scaling, where multiple SDN applications belonging to the same topological partition may be placed in physically  ...  CONCLUSION In this paper, we have presented Hydra, a framework for distributing SDN control functions across servers.  ... 
arXiv:1609.07192v1 fatcat:qhjyr72hbfchnbi34upwhdgnuu

Cloud-Native Network Slicing using Software Defined Networking based Multi-Access Edge Computing: A Survey

Syed Danial Ali Shah, Mark A. Gregory, Shuo Li
2021 IEEE Access  
Edge Computing is envisioned as one of the key drivers for 5G and Sixth-Generation (6G) mobile cellular networks, but its role in network slicing remains to be fully explored.  ...  Though network slicing promises the provision of services on demand, many of its use cases, such as self-driving cars and Google's Stadia, would require the integration of a Multi-Access Edge Computing  ...  Mouawad et al. in [50] proposed an SDN based network slice management solution where an SDN overlay application performs network slice selection functionalities in the case of inter-slice V2X handover  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3050155 fatcat:u3l3rh7mlnbnbaz2xipcbppmdm

Exploring Network Softwarization and Virtualization by Applying SDN/NFV to 5G and IoT

Bao-Shuh Paul Lin, Yi-Bing Lin, Li-Ping Tung, Fuchun Joseph Lin
2018 Transactions on Networks and Communications  
This article explores the S&V of 5G & IoT and addresses the challenging issues related to applying SDN/NFV to 5G and IoT.  ...  In addition, we describe the research and development status of adapting ON architecture and applying SDN/NFV to 5G and IoT in Taiwan.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The work as supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of Taiwan and National Chiao Tung University under grants: 106-2221-E-009 -008, 105-2622-8-009-008 and NCTU-ICTL  ... 
doi:10.14738/tnc.64.4825 fatcat:k5vb6bgnqjeybfanh76bidvh5u

The Road to SDN

Nick Feamster, Jennifer Rexford, Ellen Zegura
2013 Queue  
Designing and managing networks has become more innovative over the past few years with the aid of SDN (software-defined networking).  ...  Routers and switches run complex, distributed control  ...  Recent work on SDN is exploring the evolution of SDN protocols such as OpenFlow to support a wider range of data-plane functions. 11 Also, the concepts of isolation of experimental traffic from normal  ... 
doi:10.1145/2559899.2560327 fatcat:qnmekqbkpnehxedsgfnbv44ddy

Dynamic SDN-based Radio Access Network Slicing with Deep Reinforcement Learning for URLLC and eMBB Services [article]

Abderrahime Filali, Zoubeir Mlika, Soumaya Cherkaoui, Abdellatif Kobbane
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In a large time-scale, an SDN controller allocates radio resources to gNodeBs according to the requirements of the eMBB and URLLC services.  ...  In this paper, we propose a two time-scales RAN slicing mechanism to optimize the performance of URLLC and eMBB services.  ...  The SDN controller plays the role of an RL agent that performs the operation of allocating the RBs to the gNodeBs. In the gNodeB allocation level, a distributed multi-agent DRL approach is proposed.  ... 
arXiv:2202.06435v1 fatcat:xsu4uegosvddno3eejm2aorwye

DESOLATER: Deep Reinforcement Learning-based Resource Allocation and Moving Target Defense Deployment Framework

Seunghyun Yoon, Jin-Hee Cho, Dan Dongseong Kim, Terrence J. Moore, Frederica Free-Nelson, Hyuk Lim
2021 IEEE Access  
in the presence of adversarial attacks.  ...  while maximizing service availability; and (2) a resilient RL method that allows an agent to operate in the presence of adversarial disturbances that neutralize the system security.  ...  and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of CCDC ITC-PAC, CCDC-ARL, or the  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3076599 fatcat:bls3yfio5reojcx44aplg5ujum
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