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Resilient and Latency-aware Orchestration of Network Slices Using Multi-connectivity in MEC-enabled 5G Networks

Prabhu Kaliyammal Thiruvasagam, Abhishek Chakraborty, C Siva Ram Murthy
2021 IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management  
Network slicing (NS) and multi-access edge computing (MEC) are new paradigms which play key roles in 5G and beyond networks.  ...  In this paper, we present a novel approach based on multi-connectivity in 5G networks to tackle this problem and our proposed approach is resilient against i) failure of VNFs, ii) failure of local servers  ...  In this work, we propose a resilient and latency-aware NS deployment strategy in multi-connectivity and MEC-enabled 5G networks to provide high resiliency against multiple network component failures, improve  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnsm.2021.3091053 fatcat:hkxhmleg6bbnna2hkirjxouwdq

Five Driving Forces of Multi-Access Edge Computing [article]

Madhusanka Liyanage, Pawani Porambage, Aaron Yi Ding
2018 arXiv   pre-print
The emergence of Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) technology aims at extending cloud computing capabilities to the edge of the wireless access networks.  ...  Our goal is to provide the associativity between MEC and these five driving technologies in 5G context while identifying the open challenges, future directions, and tangible integration paths.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been performed under the framework of 6Genesis Flagship (grant 318927) which is funded by the Academy of Finland.  ... 
arXiv:1810.00827v1 fatcat:ws7mlwyn3zfatoffzgh5exmc2y

Driving forces for Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) IoT integration in 5G

Madhusanka Liyanage, Pawani Porambage, Aaron Yi Ding, Anshuman Kalla
2021 ICT Express  
), that will propel and intensify the integration of MEC IoT in 5G networks.  ...  Thus, MEC-enabled 5G wireless systems are envisaged to offer real-time, low-latency, and high-bandwidth access to the radio network resources.  ...  Fig. 2 . 2 MEC in NFV Architecture [3] . Fig. 3 . 3 Use of Network Slicing and MEC in different 5G-IoT applications. as NFV.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.icte.2021.05.007 fatcat:yabezlyxwzchxftgqxackcc3ni

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  ...  Secondly, we provide a tutorial of 5G network slicing technology enablers including SDN, NFV, MEC, cloud/Fog computing, network hypervisors, virtual machines & containers.  ...  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

Enhancing Autonomy with Blockchain and Multi-Access Edge Computing in Distributed Robotic Systems [article]

Jorge Peña Queralta, Li Qingqing, Zhuo Zou, Tomi Westerlund
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We overview the state-of-the-art in MEC slicing, distributed robotic systems and blockchain technology to define a framework for services the MEC layer that will enhance the autonomous operations of connected  ...  Blockchains will enable a transparent and secure way of providing services and managing resources at the Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) layer.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported by the Academy of Finland's AutoSOS project with grant number 328755, the NSFC grant number 61876039, and the Shanghai Platform for Neuromorphic and AI Chips (NeuHeilium  ... 
arXiv:2007.01156v1 fatcat:rmwqquu2qbhwlonqxrrestzc4u

Multi-Access Edge Computing: A Survey

Abderrahime Filali, Amine Abouaomar, Soumaya Cherkaoui, Abdellatif Kobbane, Mohsen Guizani
2020 IEEE Access  
Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) is a key solution that enables operators to open their networks to new services and IT ecosystems to leverage edge-cloud benefits in their networks and systems.  ...  We also discuss SDN, NFV, SFC and network slicing as MEC enablers. Then, we provide a state-of-the-art study on the different approaches that optimize the MEC resources and its QoS parameters.  ...  Authors of [104] proposed in a MEC orchestration/management architecture enabled 5G network slicing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3034136 fatcat:ncqn7le65jfshcqnqzy7twrwwu

Enable Advanced QoS-Aware Network Slicing in 5G Networks for Slice-Based Media Use Cases

Qi Wang, Jose Alcaraz-Calero, Ruben Ricart-Sanchez, Maria Barros Weiss, Anastasius Gavras, Navid Nikaein, Xenofon Vasilakos, Bernini Giacomo, Giardina Pietro, Mark Roddy, Michael Healy, Paul Walsh (+18 others)
2019 IEEE transactions on broadcasting  
Subsequently, the paper emphasises the design and prototyping of a media-centric eHealth use case, focusing on a set of innovative enablers towards achieving end-to-end QoS-aware network slicing capabilities  ...  Index Terms-5G, network slicing, Quality of Service, eHealth, media use case, verticals.  ...  QoS-Aware Data Plane for Slicing To achieve QoS-aware data plane in the 5G non-RAN segments (e.g., MEC, MEC to CN, and CN), we have prototyped a slicing-friendly infrastructure especially a programmable  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbc.2019.2901402 fatcat:5ano6dnutngzvdkyajpnmchxay

Multi-Technologies Network for IoT

Roberto Bomfin, Ivo Bizon, Ahmad Nimr, Christos Politis, Juan José Garrido Serrato, Miguel Cantero, Manuel Fuentes, David Martín-Sacristán, Gino Ciccone, Giuseppina Carpentieri, Anton Luca Robustelli, Jose Costa-Requena (+9 others)
2021 Zenodo  
In particular, this deliverable covers three aspects of the network, namely, i) radio access network, ii) core network, and iii) slicing and orchestration.  ...  In short, this deliverable targets at explaining the state of the current technologies applied to internet-of-things (IoT) networks and the planned innovations of iNGENIOUS.  ...  Naturally, the concept of such network requires a new level of flexibility, reconfigurability, resilience and resource awareness.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4836190 fatcat:n2mbow4mfvdbxerghlspp3klke

Survey on Multi-Access Edge Computing for Internet of Things Realization

Pawani Porambage, Jude Okwuibe, Madhusanka Liyanage, Mika Ylianttila, Tarik Taleb
2018 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
IoT is identified as a key use case of MEC, given MEC's ability to provide cloud platform and gateway services at the network edge.  ...  The emergence of Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) technology aims at extending cloud computing capabilities to the edge of the radio access network, hence providing real-time, high-bandwidth, low-latency  ...  MEC will play a vital role in enabling future IIoT applications [96] by addressing the shortcomings of M2M communication (e.g. latency, resilience, cost, peer-to-peer, connectivity, security) in IIoT  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2018.2849509 fatcat:fnksr3dbqfakzfvnopyyxjdlfm

5G PPP Architecture Working Group - View on 5G Architecture, Version 4.0

Anastasius Gavras, Ömer Bulakci, Marco Gramaglia, Marius Iordache, Mir Ghoraishi, Antonio Garcia, Tezcan Cogalan, Jesús Gutiérrez, Anna Tzanakaki, Dan Warren, Xi Li, Giada Landi (+4 others)
2021 Zenodo  
Since then, this effort continuously captured the technology trends as developed by the different phases of 5G PPP projects: the first phase (Phase I), that laid the foundation of the network slicing-aware  ...  The overall goal of the Architecture Working Group (WG) within the 5G PPP Initiative is to consolidate the main technology enablers and the bleeding-edge design trends in the context of the 5G Architecture  ...  Although NC has been extensively used to enable protection against link failures, its application in resilient 5G networks has not been proposed before.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5155657 fatcat:xbjiccshe5cnvfurrh345dynue

Mobile Network Architecture: End-to-End Network Slicing for 5G and Beyond The path from concepts to practice: The 5G PPP Phase 2 project 5G-MoNArch

Lars Christoph Schmelz, Albert Banchs, Mauro Boldi, Ömer Bulacki, Emilio Calvanese Strinati, David Gutiérrez-Estévez, Diomidis Michalopoulos, Jose Enrique G. Blazquez, Heinz Droste
2017 Zenodo  
The 5G-MoNArch project will consolidate the developments and standardization progress in the area of 5G network architecture and network slicing, and will implement and deploy two testbeds along the requirements  ...  5th generation mobile networks (5G) aim at ena-bling a large variety of applications, services and use cases for vertical industries and markets.  ...  The network functions aiming at a resilient network behavior, e.g., in case of an impairment of radio conditions, will incorporate techniques such as network coding and multi-connectivity.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3269378 fatcat:yt4vuuwjkzb2liyygldnkmrbvi

A Survey of End-to-End Solutions for Reliable Low-Latency Communications in 5G Networks

Delia Rico, Pedro Merino
2020 IEEE Access  
Since the 5G network slice is end-to-end, most of the common methods related to slice management are connected to the management of the enabling technologies in the category network support, such as EDGE  ...  communication networks (coding, context awareness, EDGE enhancements and multi-connectivity).  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3032726 fatcat:phqvszno3ndpxas4jraicgpbsi

On Multi-Access Edge Computing: A Survey of the Emerging 5G Network Edge Cloud Architecture and Orchestration

Tarik Taleb, Konstantinos Samdanis, Badr Mada, Hannu Flinck, Sunny Dutta, Dario Sabella
2017 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
It elaborates MEC orchestration considering both individual services and a network of MEC platforms supporting mobility, bringing light into the different orchestration deployment options.  ...  Multi-access edge computing (MEC) is an emerging ecosystem, which aims at converging telecommunication and IT services, providing a cloud computing platform at the edge of the radio access network.  ...  Online gaming can also benefit from MEC assisted application-awareness to ensure high bandwidth and strict latency alongside an on-demand powerful multi-player gaming engine in terms of processing and  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2017.2705720 fatcat:spzgg3fudvgbfo4fme6cigqh6m

An end-to-end 5G automotive ecosystem for autonomous driving vehicles

Thiago Raddo, Bruno Cimoli, Bogdan Sirbu, Simon Rommel, Tolga Tekin, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, Benjamin B. Dingel, Katsutoshi Tsukamoto, Spiros Mikroulis
2020 Broadband Access Communication Technologies XIV  
The views and conclusions being expressed are those of the authors, and have not been sponsored, approved, or necessarily endorsed by members of the consortium.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was partially funded by the blueSPACE and 5G-PHOS 5G PPP phase 2 projects, which have received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreements  ...  The end-to-end 5G automotive ecosystem can handle system and networking interoperability, handover between mobile cells, MEC capabilities including slicing, service orchestration, and security.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2548146 fatcat:dkkiwkjq2nbkboy7zvupbmi5ca

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

Tarik Taleb
2020 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
Performance, Interoperability, and Scalability Issues Reconfiguring network slices to accommodate 5G connectivity for multiple needs or users is a challenging task due to the potentially large number of  ...  The eighteenth article proposes an edge cloud-enabled sidelink radio resource management (RRM) framework to support co-operative automated driving (CAD) use cases in 5G networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2020.2986960 fatcat:3io4qsjas5dvfktgjo7tx7euti
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