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A comprehensive resource management and placement for network function virtualization

Thi-Minh Nguyen, Serge Fdida, Tuan-Minh Pham
2017 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft)  
We propose and analyze three heuristic algorithms: two for handling large dimensions of the offline problem and one designed to address the online scenario.  ...  We study the resource allocation problem in an NFV system for minimizing its cost under constraints on interconnectivity among VNFs, system resources, and service requirements.  ...  Tuan-Minh Pham was partially supported by project B2016-SPH-17 from the Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training.  ... 
doi:10.1109/netsoft.2017.8004197 dblp:conf/netsoft/NguyenFP17 fatcat:2ey5h3o55bgtfajlnbgbvzbnpi

A Scalable Algorithm for the Placement of Service Function Chains

Marouen Mechtri, Chaima Ghribi, Djamal Zeghlache
2016 IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management  
Authors of paper [17] propose an ILP and a heuristic approach for VNF placement and chaining using a complex transformation of the problem by adding new virtual switches.  ...  In this context, the efficient establishment of service chains and their placement becomes essential to reduce capital and operational expenses and gain in service agility.  ...  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

Traffic Steering for Service Function Chaining

Hajar Hantouti, Nabil Benamar, Tarik Taleb, Abdelquoddous Laghrissi
2018 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Dynamic SFC is a research area that is developed with the emergence of new networking technologies such as cloud computing, SDN, and NFV.  ...  In addition, we developed a solution for the placement of VNFs of the virtual EPC/5G Core in an efficient way over a federated CN . To achieve that, two algorithms were proposed.  ...  i c e d g n i k a m t s o c d n a e c i v r e s a s a n a n i s e c r u o s  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2018.2862404 fatcat:vl7dv36xffastnf5mwkypxmqoq

Network Functions Virtualization: The Long Road to Commercial Deployments

A. U. Rehman, Rui. L. Aguiar, Joao Paulo Barraca
2019 IEEE Access  
Network operators are under pressure to offer efficient network-based services while keeping service deployment costs to a minimum.  ...  In this survey, we provide a detailed background of NFV to establish a comprehensive understanding of the subject, ranging from the basics to more advanced topics.  ...  There is a need to enhance the computation efficiency of resources in NFV so that better resource allocation can be achieved in NFV environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2915195 fatcat:qcdofbg2qrhsjaa4wk2skb4sai

Methods and Techniques for Dynamic Deployability of Software-Defined Security Services [article]

Roberto Doriguzzi-Corin
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this direction, the contributions of this thesis are the following: (i) a solution for the dynamic provisioning of security services that minimises the utilisation of computing and network resources  ...  Specifically, the overall aim of the research presented in this thesis is proposing novel techniques for optimising the resource usage of software-based security services, hence for increasing the chances  ...  The authors of [46] propose an ILP formulation and a heuristic algorithm for efficiently composing chains of virtual security functions.  ... 
arXiv:2004.02876v1 fatcat:apaxjkq3qzb6ragrpt3izpucpa

Age of Information Aware VNF Scheduling in Industrial IoT Using Deep Reinforcement Learning [article]

Mohammad Akbari, Mohammad Reza Abedi, Roghayeh Joda, Mohsen Pourghasemian, Nader Mokari, Melike Erol-Kantarci
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Meanwhile, the emerging network function virtualization provides flexibility and agility for service providers to deliver a given network service using a sequence of virtual network functions (VNFs).  ...  However, suitable VNF placement and scheduling in these schemes is NP-hard and finding a globally optimal solution by traditional approaches is complex.  ...  In [22] , a heuristic algorithm is proposed for dynamic placement and scheduling of VNFs and the goal is to minimize the global cost.  ... 
arXiv:2105.04207v1 fatcat:yrahxlecejfu7mzxkzt2psh4la

End-to-End Performance-based Autonomous VNF Placement with adopted Reinforcement Learning

Monchai Bunyakitanon, Xenofon Vasilakos, Reza Nejabati, Dimitra Simeonidou
2020 IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking  
The autonomous placement of Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) is a key aspect of Zero-touch network and Service Management (ZSM) in Fifth Generation (5G) networking.  ...  scores in 23 out of a total of 27 investigated scenarios.  ...  [6] propose a genetic algorithm for VNF chain placement comprising of two modules: New function provisioning and Scaling out/in.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tccn.2020.2988486 fatcat:2y7m6j2tkfb3do7bpmek3s5dgi

D1.1 - State of the Art Analysis

Danilo Ardagna
2021 Zenodo  
In the last part of the deliverable, we report an overview of the performance modelling solutions, security, and privacy problems for AI applications in edge environments.  ...  The deliverable starts with an overview of AI applications and edge computing market trends.  ...  The placement problem in a Fog Computing/NFV environment is modelled as a Mixed-Integer Linear Programming (MILP) problem.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6372377 fatcat:f6ldfuwivbcltew4smiiwphfty

D6.1 System Orchestration And Management Design And Implementation

Carlos Parada, Isabel Borges, Francisco Fontes, George Tsolis, Michael J. McGrath, Vincenzo Riccobene, John Thomson, Julian Chesterfield, Joel Atherley, Manos Ragiadakos, Luis Tomas Bolivar, Livnat Peer (+13 others)
2018 Zenodo  
This deliverable reports the efforts of the three WP6 Tasks.  ...  It concludes all the efforts done at WP6, finalizing the control framework, the SLA-base deployment design, and completes the symbolic execution checking and anomaly detection tools implementation.  ...  We develop an efficient online placement algorithm that uses this new cost model to minimize the switching cost of service chain requests.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1232116 fatcat:sdtzshzkljbennvyyi7qklryby

A Survey of Big Data Machine Learning Applications Optimization in Cloud Data Centers and Networks [article]

Sanaa Hamid Mohamed, Taisir E.H. El-Gorashi, Jaafar M.H. Elmirghani
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this survey, we present a summary of the characteristics of various big data programming models and applications and provide a review of cloud computing infrastructures, and related technologies such  ...  Wide ranging efforts were devoted to optimize systems that handle big data in terms of various applications performance metrics and/or infrastructure energy efficiency.  ...  All data are provided in full in the results section of this paper.  ... 
arXiv:1910.00731v1 fatcat:kvi3br4iwzg3bi7fifpgyly7m4

5G PPP Architecture Working Group - View on 5G Architecture, Version 2.0

Simone Redana, Ömer Bulakci, Alex Galis, Rolf Blom, Ishan Vaishnavi, David Gutierrez Estevez, Olav Queseth, Stefano Salsano, John Thomson, Anastasius Gavras
2017 Zenodo  
It also targets at presenting in a harmonized way the architectural concepts developed in various projects and initiatives (not limited to 5GPPP projects only) so as to provide a consolidated view on the  ...  The first version of the white paper was released in July 2016, which captured novel trends and key technological enablers for the realization of the 5G architecture vision along with harmonized architectural  ...  services, cloud computing, Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), SDN/NFV services and valueadded services such as Service Function Chaining (SFC).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3515142 fatcat:nbulamu7ojdyzchftnsrcvpaai

AI and ML – Enablers for Beyond 5G Networks

Alexandros Kaloxylos, Anastasius Gavras, Daniel Camps Mur, Mir Ghoraishi, Halid Hrasnica
2020 Zenodo  
In network planning, attention is given to the network element placement problem and to dimensioning considerations for C-RAN clusters.  ...  They are typically used to model complex relationships between input and output parameters of a system or to find patterns in data.  ...  Moreover, federated learning across MEC and NFV orchestrators, resource allocation for service function chaining, and dynamic resource allocation in NFV infrastructure are among introduced AI/ML applications  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4299895 fatcat:ngzbopfm6bb43lnrmep6nz5icm

D2.3 Network Architecture Definition, Design Methods and Performance Evaluation

António Eira, João Pedro, Marc Ruiz, Luis Velasco, Jaume Comellas, Gabriel Junyent, Ramon Casellas, Raül Muñoz, Laia Nadal, Michela Svaluto Moreolo, Marco Quagliotti, Anna Chiadò Piat (+25 others)
2019 Zenodo  
The overall Metro-Haul objective is to architect and design cost-effective, energy-efficient, agile and programmable metro networks that are scalable for 5G access and future requirements, encompassing  ...  the design of all-optical metro nodes (including full compute and storage capabilities), which interface effectively with both 5G access and multi-Tbit/s elastic core networks.  ...  Algorithms hosted in this module include: a) a network service /service chain allocation algorithm; b) a VNF placement algorithm; c) a network Resource and Wavelength Allocation (RWA) algorithm.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3496938 fatcat:3duf4xxqdfg5xgri57krrlmz5u

Swarm Intelligence for Next-Generation Wireless Networks: Recent Advances and Applications [article]

Quoc-Viet Pham, Dinh C. Nguyen, Seyedali Mirjalili, Dinh Thai Hoang, Diep N. Nguyen, Pubudu N. Pathirana, Won-Joo Hwang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Secondly, we review the applications of SI to settle emerging issues in NGN, including spectrum management and resource allocation, wireless caching and edge computing, network security, and several other  ...  As a new subdivision of artificial intelligence, SI is inspired by the collective behaviors of societies of biological species.  ...  a weighted sum of total energy, latency, and computing charge.  ... 
arXiv:2007.15221v1 fatcat:ysap6mdfcvdbtcwojnmvvbrjdu

Operating Latency Sensitive Applications on Public Serverless Edge Cloud Platforms

Istvan Pelle, Janos Czentye, Janos Doka, Andras Kern, Balazs P. Gero, Balazs Sonkoly
2020 IEEE Internet of Things Journal  
However, latency sensitive applications, such as various distributed IoT services, generally do not fit in well with the new concepts and today's platforms.  ...  A new generation of applications can be realized with features never seen before while the burden on developers and operators will be reduced significantly.  ...  By extending our prior algorithm designed for public clouds [7] , we propose a heuristic approach for cost-efficient and latencyconstrained partitioning of trees into chains on cloud and edge resources  ... 
doi:10.1109/jiot.2020.3042428 fatcat:yhrk5uypdjcerk3gmjbq3uxfem
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