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Multi-Domain Service Orchestration Over Networks and Clouds

Balázs Sonkoly, János Czentye, Robert Szabo, Dávid Jocha, János Elek, Sahel Sahhaf, Wouter Tavernier, Fulvio Risso
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on Special Interest Group on Data Communication - SIGCOMM '15  
We designed and implemented a joint cloud and network resource virtualization and programming API.  ...  End-to-end service delivery often includes transparently inserted Network Functions (NFs) in the path.  ...  Acknowledgements -This work was conducted within the framework of the FP7 UNIFY project, which is partially funded by the Commission of the European Union.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2785956.2790041 dblp:conf/sigcomm/SonkolyCSJESTR15 fatcat:wbr7qxwqwnh4til7nrxahncrze

A Mechanism for Configurable Network Service Chaining and Its Implementation

2016 KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems  
Firstly, we formulate the problem of network service chaining and design an effective service chain construction framework based on integrating software-defined networking (SDN) with network functions  ...  Recently Service Function Chaining (SFC) is promising to innovate the network service mode in modern networks.  ...  Description of Service Function Chaining Service Function Chaining is a technology or system that efficiently manages the virtual service functions and steers the network traffics through required service  ... 
doi:10.3837/tiis.2016.08.016 fatcat:i55ars4srbbvzpvtezpjumf5yi

Scalable Architecture for Service Function Chain Orchestration

Sahel Sahhaf, Wouter Tavernier, Janos Czentye, Balazs Sonkoly, Pontus Skoldstrom, David Jocha, Jokin Garay
2015 2015 Fourth European Workshop on Software Defined Networks  
Virtualized Network Functions (NFs) may be deployed on generic-purpose servers, e.g., in datacenters.  ...  Network Function Virtualization (NFV) enables to implement network functions in software, high-speed packet processing functions which traditionally are dominated by hardware implementations.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was conducted within the framework of the FP7 UNIFY project, which is partially funded by the Commission of the European Union.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ewsdn.2015.55 dblp:conf/ewsdn/SahhafTCSSJG15 fatcat:37bgaavk6bgjpb5scfruzkddea

An adaptive 5G multiservice and multitenant radio access network architecture

Heinz Droste, Peter Rost, Mark Doll, Ignacio Berberana, Christian Mannweiler, Markus Breitbach, Albert Banchs, Miguel A. Puente
2016 Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies  
This architecture will allow for adapting the network to a wide range of service specific requirements, resulting in novel service-and context-aware endto-end function chaining.  ...  to logical networks and specific virtual network functions (VNF).  ...  Acknowledgment This work has been performed in the framework of the H2020-ICT-2014-2 project 5G NORMA. The authors would like to acknowledge the contributions of their colleagues.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ett.3087 fatcat:lqb375jvjzc4xmt5qoex2am3lq

Genetic Algorithm for Holistic VNF-Mapping and Virtual Topology Design

Lidia Ruiz, Ramon J. Duran, Ignacio De Miguel, Noemi Merayo, Juan Carlos Aguado, Ramon De la Rosa, Patricia Fernandez, Ruben M. Lorenzo, Evaristo J. Abri
2020 IEEE Access  
In particular, NFV poses diverse challenges like virtual network function (VNF) placement and chaining, also called VNF-mapping.  ...  Therefore, it solves the VNF-mapping in conjunction with the virtual topology design of the underlying optical backhaul network.  ...  GENETIC ALGORITHM FOR SERVICE MAPPING WITH VIRTUAL TOPOLOGY DESIGN (GASVIT) GASVIT is a genetic algorithm that solves the VNF-placement, the VNF-chaining and the virtual topology design problems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2982018 fatcat:iyap4fnfibdthe7egd5veqrai4

A Service Function Chain Deployment Scheme of the Software Defined Satellite Network

Wenxin Qiao, Xianglong Ni, Yu Lu, Xiongwei Li, Donghao Zhao, Yicen Liu, Sang-Bing Tsai
2022 Mobile Information Systems  
Defined Satellite Networks (SDSNs), and a Partial Observation Markov Decision Process (POMDP)-based service function chain (SFC) deployment scheme of SDSN is proposed.  ...  The aim of this study was to reduce the influence of highly dynamic substrate network topology and large transmission delay caused by long communication distance between satellites and ground in Software  ...  Acknowledgments is research was funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, grant no. 62071483.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2022/6402481 fatcat:cevmshvgineujbr2gezfdegwba

Dynamic Service Function Chaining Orchestration in a Multi-Domain: A Heuristic Approach Based on SRv6

Yutong Wu, Jinhe Zhou
2021 Sensors  
With the emergence of virtualization technology, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) make the network function abstract from the hardware and allow it to be run  ...  Mapping and deploying SFC on the physical network can enable users to obtain customized services in time.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21196563 pmid:34640883 fatcat:ims3ngomk5dmzas3fbl6tiyqbu

Service Function Chain Deployment Based on Improved Viterbi Algorithm in 5G-C-RAN

Kaiming Liu, Zhengbo Peng
2019 2019 IEEE 5th International Conference on Computer and Communications (ICCC)  
This paper designs a service function chain deployment algorithm. The service function chain is under the 5G-C-RAN architecture.  ...  It optimizes the end-to-end delay limit and service rate requirements of mobile virtual network operator(MVNO) with resource Infrastructure Provider (InP) constraint.  ...  [5] [6] [7] studied VNF embedding and deployment issues. In [8] , joint topology design and SFC mapping in NFV was studied.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iccc47050.2019.9064366 fatcat:rom4w4fkwbdjzayyx4dgtcc2yu

Service Function Chaining Resource Allocation: A Survey [article]

Yanghao Xie, Zhixiang Liu, Sheng Wang, Yuxiu Wang
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Service Function Chaining (SFC) is a crucial technology for future Internet. It aims to overcome the limitation of current deployment models which is rigid and static.  ...  Application of this technology relies on algorithms that can optimally mapping SFC to substrate network.  ...  In EPC, there are fixed kinds of network functions and service function chains, which is more simple than fixed network. An example of EPC is presented in Fig. 4 .  ... 
arXiv:1608.00095v1 fatcat:wc5vkybzrzhfdmnnxvyn7hke4q

Virtual Network Function Embedding in Multi-hop Wireless Networks

Zahra Jahedi, Thomas Kunz
2018 Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications  
The use of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Network (SDN) provides opportunities to offer services with lower CAPEX/OPEX for service providers and deploy new services quickly.  ...  One of the main challenges is an optimized placement of the virtualized functions based on the characteristics and available resources of the network.  ...  INTRODUCTION A Service Chain (SC) is a chain of high-level services, where each service is composed of Network Functions (NFs).  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006887401990207 dblp:conf/icete/JahediK18 fatcat:6vm3rfzgnnbrxbyit5qe6gjhau

A Scalable Algorithm for the Placement of Service Function Chains

Marouen Mechtri, Chaima Ghribi, Djamal Zeghlache
2016 IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management  
INTRODUCTION N ETWORK Functions Virtualization (NFV) is revolutionizing the way networking services are designed and deployed.  ...  A service chain is a topology of services, or more specifically a sequence of VNFs interconnected to provide a complex network service with specific functionalities.  ...  He is currently addressing optimization, deployment, control and configuration challenges in cloud, SDN and NFV environments and systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2016.2598068 fatcat:ndf4eg2zejerlgye7lg7p66z4u

A multi-domain virtual network embedding algorithm with delay prediction [article]

Peiying Zhang, Xue Pang, Yongjing Ni, Haipeng Yao, Xin Li
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Virtual network embedding (VNE) is an crucial part of network virtualization (NV), which aims to map the virtual networks (VNs) to a shared substrate network (SN).  ...  With the emergence of various delay-sensitive applications, how to improve the delay performance of the system has become a hot topic in academic circles.  ...  The authors also gratefully acknowledge the helpful comments and suggestions of the reviewers, which have improved the presentation.  ... 
arXiv:2202.01473v1 fatcat:67ru6qcqh5ehfk6lf5gs3vw5ru

MSDF: A Deep Reinforcement Learning Framework for Service Function Chain Migration [article]

Ruoyun Chen, Hancheng Lu, Yujiao Lu, Jinxue Liu
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Under dynamic traffic, service function chain (SFC) migration is considered as an effective way to improve resource utilization.  ...  In this paper, we formulate the SFC migration problem as a minimization problem with the objective of total network operation cost under constraints of users' quality of service.  ...  Usually, a series of virtualized network functions (VNFs) are concatenated by virtual links in sequence to form the service function chain (SFC).  ... 
arXiv:1911.04801v2 fatcat:ryh3mxy6djggzpff6j6jicimmu

Joint Optimization of Service Function Chaining and Resource Allocation in Network Function Virtualization

Luhan Wang, Zhaoming Lu, Xiangming Wen, Raymond Knopp, Rohit Gupta
2016 IEEE Access  
However, resource allocation for requested SFC in NFV-based infrastructures is not trivial as it mainly consists of three phases: virtual network functions (VNFs) chain composition, VNFs forwarding graph  ...  INDEX TERMS NFV, resource allocation, service function chain, traffic scheduling, virtual function placement. 8084 2169-3536  ...  Another work in [12] studies the joint topology design and SFC mapping in NFV. Two major challenges can be summarized from current works. The first one is the coordination of NFV-RA phases.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2016.2629278 fatcat:vhydvn7p6zh6rplhvyfoqfwxku

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  
and service function chain (SFC) composition and network service embedding.  ...  The main reported research contributions were: efficient resource allocation and management of softwarized network functions, design of high-performance platforms to allow network function virtualization  ...  , such as software-defined networking and network function virtualization.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2021.3058871 fatcat:yg3kanbewvd7lp3nz6b4rzh5vm
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