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Cloud networking and communications

Raouf Boutaba, Noura Limam, Stefano Secci, Tarik Taleb
2014 Computer Networks  
For instance, Data-centers are becoming containers of virtual provider networks, whose embedding can be optimized as a function of cost, customer demands, energy, dynamic scaling, Quality-of-Service (QoS  ...  This is particularly important with the increasing reliance on bandwidth-demanding Virtual Machine (VM) migrations for resource consolidation and energy management within data centers and across geographically  ...  GRC performs load-balanced anycast routing across active devices. The performance evaluation of GRC shows that the routing mechanism achieves significant energy savings with low average packet delay.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2014.05.012 fatcat:nrkygm5fpbegnhw2fkvpt4irli

A survey on energy efficiency in software defined networks

Mehmet Fatih Tuysuz, Zekiye Kubra Ankarali, Didem Gözüpek
2017 Computer Networks  
We also provide a brief comparison of possible energy gain ratios of existing approaches, discussion on open issues and a guideline for future research.  ...  In this regard, current network infrastructure requires more flexible and dynamic network operations, programmability and easily modified network devices.  ...  In this context, existing flow-controlled SDN approaches can balance QoS and energy efficiency with a qualitative network management system [28, 30] , provide multiple options for changing traffic load  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2016.12.012 fatcat:xkj4rhizujcwhcyf72xa6vtwee

Optimizing Long-Lived CloudNets with Migrations

Gregor Schaffrath, Stefan Schmid, Anja Feldmann
2012 2012 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing  
., reduce the peak resource loads in the network by spreading CloudNets across the infrastructure or save energy by moving CloudNets together and switching off unused components.  ...  For example, this algorithm supports different objective functions (such as load minimization or energy conservation), arbitrary resource combinations and the mapping of multiple virtual nodes of a CloudNet  ...  to switch off other parts of the network in order to save energy or for maintenance work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ucc.2012.7 dblp:conf/ucc/SchaffrathSF12 fatcat:piqouyrckfdvlmxnpcirer4zra

Temperature-Aware Virtual Data Center Embedding to Avoid Hot Spots in Data Centers [article]

Chao Guo, Kai Xu, Gangxiang Shen, Moshe Zukerman
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Virtual Data Center (VDC) embedding has drawn significant attention recently because of growing need for efficient and flexible means of Data Center (DC) resource allocation.  ...  Numerical results show that the proposed temperature-aware embedding scheme can significantly outperforms a load-balanced embedding scheme in terms of maximum rack temperature, total power consumption  ...  Huynh, and H. D. Tuan, “Joint network embedding and server consolidation for energy-efficient dynamic data center virtualization,” Computer Networks, vol. 125, pp. 76-89, Jun. 2017. [12] M. F.  ... 
arXiv:1912.11818v1 fatcat:nhxggnvoxrcdverxpph4st74li

VNF and Container Placement: Recent Advances and Future Trends [article]

Wissal Attaoui, Essaid Sabir, Halima Elbiaze, Mohsen Guizani
2022 arXiv   pre-print
This decoupling allows network services, referred to as Virtualized Network Functions (VNFs), to be hosted on commodity hardware which simplifies and enhances service deployment and management for providers  ...  With the growing demand for openness, scalability, and granularity, mobile network function virtualization (NFV) has emerged as a key enabler for most mobile network operators.  ...  Simulation results show the effectiveness and performance of IGA in terms of energy saving compared to basic GA, First-fit, and PSO algorithms.  ... 
arXiv:2204.00178v1 fatcat:giwlibsaknbkdnuvkao6nhkdnq

Generalized and Resource-Efficient VNet Embeddings with Migrations [article]

Gregor Schaffrath, Stefan Schmid, Anja Feldmann
2012 arXiv   pre-print
For instance, such migrations can be useful to reduce the peak resource loads in the network by spreading CloudNets across the infrastructure, to save energy by moving CloudNets together and switching  ...  We present a very generic algorithm to compute optimal embeddings of CloudNets: It allows for different objective functions (such as load minimization or energy conservation), supports cost-aware migration  ...  off other parts of the network in order to save energy or for maintenance work.  ... 
arXiv:1012.4066v2 fatcat:jmlo7ds46va33e5qjp62uraweq

A Survey on the Placement of Virtual Resources and Virtual Network Functions

Abdelquoddouss Laghrissi, Tarik Taleb
2018 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Availability -Load Balance Policy based on Simulated Annealing algorithm The solution provides several load balancing objectives (CPU, LAN, disk) -The policy is applied only for four  ...  VIII for resource usage, Section IX for reliability, and Section X for load balancing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2018.2884835 fatcat:qu32ztzffnbbjnljo5cbv762di

State-of-the-art research study for green cloud computing

Si-Yuan Jing, Shahzad Ali, Kun She, Yi Zhong
2011 Journal of Supercomputing  
Therefore, improving the energy efficiency in cloud data center, without sacrificing Service Level Agreements (SLA), can save significant energy budget for data center operators and would also make a significant  ...  In this paper, we study state-of-theart techniques and research related to power saving in the IaaS of a cloud computing system, which consumes a huge part of total energy in a cloud computing system.  ...  Schemes for networks energy saving The energy saving of networks becomes possible due to two factors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11227-011-0722-1 fatcat:rg4w4sl2cvacnmwkgm7utculqq

Energy Efficient Virtual Network Embedding for Cloud Networks

Leonard Nonde, Taisir E. H. El-Gorashi, Jaafar M. H. Elmirghani
2015 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
In this paper, we propose an energy efficient virtual network embedding (EEVNE) approach for cloud computing networks, where power savings are introduced by consolidating resources in the network and data  ...  Furthermore, we study the impact of delay and node location constraints on the energy efficiency of virtual network embedding.  ...  Nonde would like to thank the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission funded by the UK government for the award of the Ph.D. scholarship.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2014.2380777 fatcat:kcepkdzgfzhvvj42mxogo3qgme

A Survey on the Current Challenges of Energy-Efficient Cloud Resources Management

Ikhlasse Hamzaoui, Benjamin Duthil, Vincent Courboulay, Hicham Medromi
2020 SN Computer Science  
In this same perspective, we survey some recent efforts made in energy-efficient virtual and containerized resources, by emphasizing first the most used reactive then proactive techniques for managing  ...  These resources are mainly provisioned through two wellknown technologies: virtualization and/or containerization.  ...  (VNE) virtual network embedding.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42979-020-0078-9 fatcat:iefbzidmtzdarne2wmy54ctw3a

Resource Management in SDN-Based Cloud and SDN-Based Fog Computing: Taxonomy Study

Amirah Alomari, Shamala K. Subramaniam, Normalia Samian, Rohaya Latip, Zuriati Zukarnain
2021 Symmetry  
It overviewed the important contributions in SDN clouds in terms of improving network performances and energy optimization. Moreover, state-of-the-art studies in SDN fogs are presented.  ...  Software-defined networks (SDN) is an evolution in networking field where the data plane is separated from the control plane and all the controlling and management tasks are deployed in a centralized controller  ...  Moreover, multi-objective virtual cluster allocation framework is proposed in [31] based on four tradeoff models, which are VM availability, saving energy, resource utilization and load balance.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym13050734 fatcat:hub3xuk5yjep5eayylr5k6zuve

Optimization Models for Congestion Mitigation in Virtual Networks

Jocelyne Elias, Fabio Martignon, Stefano Paris, Jianping Wang
2014 2014 IEEE 22nd International Conference on Network Protocols  
In order to meet both efficiency and load balancing goals of the physical operator, we introduce two variants of such model to minimize the total and the maximum congestion in the network.  ...  Virtualization of network functions and services can significantly reduce capital and operational expenditures of telecommunication operators through the sharing of a single network infrastructure.  ...  , showing up to 30% in energy savings.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icnp.2014.70 dblp:conf/icnp/EliasMPW14 fatcat:35puzquv2faplaiag6vdm45xla

Software-Defined Multi-Cloud Computing: A Vision, Architectural Elements, and Future Directions [article]

Rajkumar Buyya, Jungmin Son
2018 arXiv   pre-print
More recently, the introduction of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) opens more opportunities in Clouds which enables dynamic and autonomic configuration and provisioning  ...  Cloud providers run multiple data centers in various locations to manage and provision the Cloud resources to their customers.  ...  Amir Vahid Dastjerdi, and Dr. Adel Nadjaran Toosi for their contributions towards various ideas presented in this paper.  ... 
arXiv:1805.10780v1 fatcat:43qvxxtsavh2vfiywdgagkbrq4

High Availability Deployment of Virtual Network Function Forwarding Graph in Cloud Computing Environments

Marwa A. Abdelaal, Gamal A. Ebrahim, Wagdy R. Anis
2021 IEEE Access  
Moreover, the study in [60] provides a heuristic approach to solve VNF-FG placement problem in WLANs. It tries to balance the total network load by using shortest path algorithms.  ...  It achieves load balancing over the core links while minimizing the energy consumption and the VNF-FG placement cost in software-defined cloud computing environments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3068342 fatcat:ep7tl5gmhzgyndupafqcxhyo4a

Green Data Centers: A Survey, Perspectives, and Future Directions [article]

Xibo Jin, Fa Zhang, Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Zhiyong Liu
2016 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we provide a survey of the state-of-the-art research on green data center techniques, including energy efficiency, resource management, thermal control and green metrics.  ...  We further discuss the key challenges for future research and highlight some future research issues for addressing the problem of building green data centers.  ...  They proposed a routing algorithm that used as little network power as possible to provide routing services, and they reported a 39% energy savings for a link load of 20% and a reliability requirement  ... 
arXiv:1608.00687v1 fatcat:if2x3wmy3rhorasl3f2vyvcozy
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