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

Rajkumar Buyya, Jungmin Son
2018 arXiv   pre-print
We also discuss open challenges and directions for creating auto-scaling solutions for performance optimization of VNFs using analytics and monitoring techniques, algorithms for SDN controller for scalable  ...  timely VNF composition, deployment and management across multiple Clouds.  ...  Amir Vahid Dastjerdi, and Dr. Adel Nadjaran Toosi for their contributions towards various ideas presented in this paper.  ... 
arXiv:1805.10780v1 fatcat:43qvxxtsavh2vfiywdgagkbrq4

Ukko: Resilient DRES management for Ancillary Services using 5G service orchestration

Charalampos Rotsos, Angelos K. Marnerides, Abubakr Magzoub, Anish Jindal, Paul McCherry, Martin Bor, John Vidler, David Hutchison
2020 2020 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm)  
This work goes beyond architectural, policy-level and theoretical suggestions of how 5G can be utilized in the SG context and provide a proof-of-concept, system for DRES management.  ...  Hence, assuring resilient and scalable E2E AS provisioning is a highly challenging task requiring advanced networking mechanisms.  ...  Acknowledgment This work has received funding from the EU's Horizon 2020 RIA "EASY-RES" project under grant agreement No 764090 and the UK EPSRC TOUCAN (EP/L020009/1) and INITIATE (EP/P003974/1) projects  ... 
doi:10.1109/smartgridcomm47815.2020.9302980 fatcat:kikwszyr4rhprmlxgpw37htgti

NFV Data Centers: A Systematic Review

Rafael Souza, Kelvin Dias, Stenio Fernandes
2020 IEEE Access  
Finally, the obtained results have shown that there is a strong need for further collaboration between academia and industry to conduct quality research and advance NFV practical implementations.  ...  Consequently, about 1,408 papers have been analyzed and filtered, evidencing a total of 65 relevant studies.  ...  A. ELASTICITY AND SCALABILITY As already said, scalability is an essential feature for applying NFV in data centers towards delivering the the end-user with on-demand resources.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2973568 fatcat:ux5rqiyzxndzvn2wjrsbsthnfi

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

Wissal Attaoui, Essaid Sabir, Halima Elbiaze, Mohsen Guizani
2022 arXiv   pre-print
, improves flexibility, and leads to efficient and scalable resource usage, and lower costs.  ...  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.  ...  Therefore, telecom operators tend towards adopting a cloud-native approach using distributed and centralized locations that help to ensure efficiency, scalability, and reliability.  ... 
arXiv:2204.00178v1 fatcat:giwlibsaknbkdnuvkao6nhkdnq

Evolutionary Multi-Objective Virtual Network Function Placement: A Formal Model and Effective Algorithms [article]

Joseph Billingsley, Ke Li, Wang Miao, Geyong Min, Nektarios Georgalas
2021 arXiv   pre-print
To minimize their environmental impact, it is imperative to make data centers more energy efficient while maintaining a high quality of service (QoS).  ...  Furthermore, based on this model, we develop a domain-specific evolutionary optimization framework featuring a tailored solution representation and a constraint-aware initialization operator for finding  ...  Over the past decade, data centers have become significantly more energy efficient by reducing overhead [2] such as heat management and energy provisioning.  ... 
arXiv:2106.14727v1 fatcat:f5z67drxbnc3jexkztb5csdtba

Optimized Service Chain Placement Using Genetic Algorithm

Mohammad Ali Khoshkholghi, Javid Taheri, Deval Bhamare, Andreas Kassler
2019 2019 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft)  
In respect of objective, some other works address the VNF placement regarding load balancing, service resilience and energy efficiency [11] [12] [13] [14] .  ...  [22] introduce an edge server placement approach to minimize the energy efficiency in MEC. They have proposed a particle swarm optimization to find the optimum solution.  ... 
doi:10.1109/netsoft.2019.8806644 dblp:conf/netsoft/KhoshkholghiTBK19 fatcat:jmqo6lutivgsbjusbqxzljtf4i

Energy Usage Profiling for Virtualized Single Board Computer Clusters

Stefanos Sagkriotis, Christos Anagnostopoulos, Dimitrios P. Pezaros
2019 2019 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC)  
A mini cluster of SBCs is used to develop a scalable and resilient energy monitoring application.  ...  The application is employed to discover the energy demands of a NFV platform in modern SBCs, and build the energy profile of the devices and the deployed services.  ...  Therefore, a platform that ensures a normal life-cycle for VNFs and deals with the networking requirements for VNF scaling is required.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iscc47284.2019.8969611 dblp:conf/iscc/SagkriotisAP19 fatcat:jskxtssmpjdsnnvrtmbkg5vrze

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

Abdelquoddouss Laghrissi, Tarik Taleb
2018 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
cost between VMs and improve the energy-efficiency and scalability of DCs.  ...  The real challenge is to produce efficient and scalable software for managing and orchestrating virtual networks of the future.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2018.2884835 fatcat:qu32ztzffnbbjnljo5cbv762di

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

Wissal Attaoui, Essaid Sabir
2018 arXiv   pre-print
on multiple performance metrics such as energy consumption, Quality of Service, Service Level Agreement, and incurred cost.  ...  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.  ...  To achieve this two goals, the authors in [64] propose a VNF placement algorithms based on linear programming to find an efficient placement of VNFs in both PDN-GW and S-GW for cloud carrier and that  ... 
arXiv:1802.05113v1 fatcat:faiazufoq5fphmdd4qefdh5aje

Dissecting the Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Digital Twins as a Service

Milan Groshev, Carlos Guimaraes, Antonio De La Oliva, Robert Gazda
2021 IEEE Access  
Digital Twin is a key piece in the industrial digital transformation and its benefits are very well studied in the literature.  ...  However, designing and implementing a Digital Twin system that integrates all the emerging technologies and meets the connectivity requirements (e.g., latency, reliability) is an ambitious task.  ...  Moreover, the manufacturing sector, as the largest world energy consumer (55% of world's energy [20] ) is in a constant search for energy efficient optimization strategies that will reduce the energy  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3098109 fatcat:bvqygtrrurfytg7ukb4mq7k2ii

Towards low-latency service delivery in a continuum of virtual resources: State-of-the-art and Research Directions

Jose Santos, Tim Wauters, Bruno Volckaert, Filip De Turck
2021 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research was performed within the project "Intelligent DEnse And Longe range IoT networks (IDEAL-IoT)" under Grant Agreement #S004017N, from the fund for Scientific Research-Flanders  ...  The scalability (C2) of the MILP formulation has been assessed for several optimization objectives, including energy efficiency (C3) and E2E latency.  ...  The authors have designed a management framework for distributed SFC in MEC, implementing multiple VNFs in parallel to evaluate its scalability (C2) and flexibility.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2021.3095358 fatcat:vqdli2727rgydid2c2iqsnmnx4

Integrating SDN and NFV with QoS-Aware Service Composition [chapter]

Valeria Cardellini, Tihana Galinac Grbac, Andreas Kassler, Pradeeban Kathiravelu, Francesco Lo Presti, Antonio Marotta, Matteo Nardelli, Luís Veiga
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) are two key enablers for such a new flexible, scalable, and service-oriented network architecture.  ...  Therefore, a countless number of possibilities for further innovation and exploitation opens up.  ...  For example, NFV placement and SDN routing for network embedding have been used to achieve energy efficiency as explained in Sect. 3.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-90415-3_9 fatcat:zrjipv53ybcwtfnmzszj3xunea

Zero-touch Continuous Network Slicing Control via Scalable Actor-Critic Learning [article]

Farhad Rezazadeh, Hatim Chergui, Christos Verikoukis
2021 arXiv   pre-print
, and time efficiency.  ...  knowledge learned in the past to solve future problems and re-configure computing resources autonomously while minimizing latency, energy consumption, and virtual network function (VNF) instantiation cost  ...  latency, energy consumption, and VNF instantiation cost for each slice via defining correlation cost functions.  ... 
arXiv:2101.06654v1 fatcat:ijtxmfamifdvno2vjkjcqb2m5e

NFV Platform Design: A Survey [article]

Tianzhu Zhang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
By replacing the purpose-built, expensive, proprietary network equipments with software network functions consolidated on commodity hardware, NFV envisions a shift towards a more agile and open service  ...  Then we thoroughly explore the design space and elaborate the implementation choices each platform opts for.  ...  Priyanka Naik for her valuable feedback.  ... 
arXiv:2002.11059v2 fatcat:zgafnd6xmvdzngkukq6qicf3gu

Energy-Efficient Orchestration of Metro-Scale 5G Radio Access Networks

Rajkarn Singh, Cengis Hasan, Xenofon Foukas, Marco Fiore, Mahesh K. Marina, Yue Wang
2021 IEEE INFOCOM 2021 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications  
As the MH bandwidth increases, the overall energy consumption reduces, due to VNFs moving towards the more efficient Telco cloud.  ...  Developing RAN solutions that achieve high energy efficiency is thus crucial towards 5G sustainability.  ... 
doi:10.1109/infocom42981.2021.9488786 fatcat:wq2ah3pm5ffntjgoj7gmmzo6tm
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