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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  
In "Reliability-Oriented and Resource-Efficient Service Function Chain Construction and Backup," Wang et al.  ...  In "FlexChain: Bridging Parallelism and Placement for Service Function Chains," Xie et al.  ...  , such as software-defined networking and network function virtualization.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2021.3058871 fatcat:yg3kanbewvd7lp3nz6b4rzh5vm

Management and Orchestration of Network Slices in 5G, Fog, Edge and Clouds [article]

Adel Nadjaran Toosi, Redowan Mahmud, Qinghua Chi, Rajkumar Buyya
2018 arXiv   pre-print
In this chapter, we intend to survey all the relevant aspects of network slicing, with the focus on networking technologies such as Software-defined networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization  ...  With network slicing, service providers can provide a cost-efficient solution towards meeting diverse performance requirements of deployed applications and services.  ...  We also thank Zhouwei for his comments and support for the work.  ... 
arXiv:1812.00593v1 fatcat:qlm5ymbujbc2zfmjaonrlh4r4i

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.  ...  of VNFs with minimal monitoring cost.  ... 
arXiv:2204.00178v1 fatcat:giwlibsaknbkdnuvkao6nhkdnq

A Reliability-Aware, Delay Guaranteed, and Resource Efficient Placement of Service Function Chains in Softwarized 5G Networks

Prabhu KaliyammalThiruvasagam, Vijeth J. Kotagi, Siva Ram Murthy
2020 IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing  
In this work, we address the reliability-aware, delay guaranteed, and resource efficient Service Function Chain (SFC) placement problem in softwarized 5G networks.  ...  Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) allows flexibility, scalability, agility, and easy manageability of networks by leveraging the features of virtualization and cloud computing technologies.  ...  This research work was supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, India.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcc.2020.3020269 fatcat:kgevkj33ofccdbt7z3wkvsaosi

Flexible connectivity and QoE/QoS management for 5G Networks: The 5G NORMA view

Marco Gramaglia, Ignacio Digon, Vasilis Friderikos, Dirk von Hugo, Christian Mannweiler, Miguel A. Puente, Konstantinos Samdanis, Bessem Sayadi
2016 2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC)  
These modules, that follow the software-defined principle, jointly optimize core and access functions.  ...  The goal envisioned by 5G NORMA is to develop a novel, adaptive and future-proof 5G mobile network architecture.  ...  of the visiting vNFs in order to minimize the overall network operational costs and the utilization of the network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iccw.2016.7503816 dblp:conf/icc/GramagliaDFHMPS16 fatcat:xnrlpriqzzdixkavh4pnfjouyu

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

Abdelquoddouss Laghrissi, Tarik Taleb
2018 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
This is the accepted version of the original article published by IEEE.  ...  In this work, the authors raised some questions related to the interoperability of network functions, the origins of service chains and the On-path placement of network functions.  ...  servers with the minimal placement cost.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2018.2884835 fatcat:qu32ztzffnbbjnljo5cbv762di

Heuristic Resource Allocation Algorithm for Controller Placement in Multi-Control 5G based on SDN/NFV Architecture

Abeer A. Z. Ibrahim, Fazirulhisyam Hashim, Nor K. Noordin, A. Sali, Keivan Navaie, Saber M. E. Fadul
2020 IEEE Access  
Using such a strategy in 5G core networks requires the controllers to be correctly located, in order to improve network reliability and cost-effectiveness.  ...  The integration of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is considered to be an efficient solution that enables the forecasting of highly scalable, optimal performance  ...  minimize the cost of running network services.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3047210 fatcat:kffp2h45dvgwhf6ke4avno4pqy

Guest Editorial: Seventh Edition of the IEEE JSAC Series on Network Softwarization and Enablers

Tarik Taleb
2020 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
In this vein, many enabling technologies are adopted by service providers, cloud providers and enterprises, such as Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).  ...  Network Function Virtualization 5G and beyond applications can reshape our society.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2020.2986960 fatcat:3io4qsjas5dvfktgjo7tx7euti

Multi-Criteria Virtual Machine Placement in Cloud Computing Environments: A literature Review [article]

Wissal Attaoui, Essaid Sabir
2018 arXiv   pre-print
The VNF placement in 5G network is also discussed to highlight the convergence toward optimal usage of mobile services by including NFV/Software-Defined-Network technologies.  ...  This article discusses the different problems that may disrupt the placement of VMs and Virtual Network Functions (VNFs), and classifies the existing solutions into five major objective functions based  ...  of the service and violate SLAs.The challenge of placing virtual network functions (VNF) over service chains is studied in [52] to guarantee a traffic and energy-aware cost reduction thereby proposing  ... 
arXiv:1802.05113v1 fatcat:faiazufoq5fphmdd4qefdh5aje

Optimization of 5G/6G Telecommunication Infrastructure through an NFV-Based Element Management System

Arunkumar Arulappan, Gunasekaran Raja, Kalpdrum Passi, Aniket Mahanti
2022 Symmetry  
Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is an enabling technology that brings together automated network service management and corresponding virtualized network functions that use an NFV Infrastructure  ...  The VNFM assigns Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) and operates efficiently based on network demands with resilient performance through efficient placement techniques.  ...  • The software instances of network functions and services are implemented in the form of VNFs.  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym14050978 fatcat:dh7dt2fcfrhctdrkzi3oqnelge

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2021 IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management  
With Minimal Cost in Softwarized 5G Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ...  Stanislav Lange, Nguyen Van Tu, Se-Yeon Jeong, Do-Young Lee, Hee-Gon Kim, Jibum Hong, Jae-Hyoung Yoo, and James Won-Ki Hong 1476 Reliable Placement of Service Function Chains and Virtual Monitoring Functions  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2021.3081191 fatcat:3m3td5s3snhfhcgukcuqoavdlu

A Study On Optimizing VNF Software Cost

Ghoshana Bista, Eddy Caron, Anne-Lucie Vion
2020 2020 Global Information Infrastructure and Networking Symposium (GIIS)  
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is one of the promising and futuristic technologies in the area of network architecture.  ...  VNF software (Virtual Network Function) functionalities, metrics, rights, etc. are not yet thoroughly explore which in turn services provisioning and licensing complexes, error, and lethargic.  ...  In [9] authors presented to support service differentiation in terms of availability and delay minimizing the cost for VNF placement.  ... 
doi:10.1109/giis50753.2020.9248486 dblp:conf/giis/BistaCV20 fatcat:mn7o2weitna5xfe5tvpxwwxf7y

Softwarization and virtualization in 5G mobile networks: benefits, trends and challenges

Massimo Condoluci, Toktam Mahmoodi
2018 Computer Networks  
We also survey the proposals in literature by underlining the recent proposals exploiting softwarization and virtualization for the network design and functionality implementation of 5G networks.  ...  By decoupling network functionalities from the underlying hardware, softwarization and virtualization are two disruptive paradigms considered to be at the basis of the design process of 5G networks.  ...  All aspects listed above should be considered in the design of a well defined cost function to model network function placement in 5G network architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2018.09.005 fatcat:h2ahgqbr6fhvhcpcgmmtwbr4za

Algorithmics and Modeling Aspects of Network Slicing in 5G and Beyonds Network: Survey

Fadoua Debbabi, Rihab Jmal, Lamia Chaari Fourati, Adlene KSENTINI.
2020 IEEE Access  
Authors in [65] present two algorithms that aim to minimize the cost of mapping chain and the cost embedding of CPU, memory, physical link, and the network resource utilization rate.  ...  To address the objective of jointly maximizing the use of physical links and minimizing mapping costs, Khebbache et al. [66] propose a scalable algorithm of placement and VNF chaining.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3022162 fatcat:vy62e6awjnemhgcl4srdgr5eqe

Network Functions Virtualization: The Long Road to Commercial Deployments

A. U. Rehman, Rui. L. Aguiar, Joao Paulo Barraca
2019 IEEE Access  
Network functions virtualization (NFV) can potentially revolutionize network-based services bringing low-deployment costs for network operators.  ...  INDEX TERMS Network functions virtualization, virtual network functions, server virtualization, hypervisors, containers, Unikernels, network management and orchestration, network programmability, network  ...  His research interests include software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), and the reliability and resilience of future networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2915195 fatcat:qcdofbg2qrhsjaa4wk2skb4sai
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