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Understanding the Computational Requirements of Virtualized Baseband Units using a Programmable Cloud Radio Access Network Testbed [article]

Tuyen X. Tran, Ayman Younis, Dario Pompili
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) is emerging as a transformative architecture for the next generation of mobile cellular networks.  ...  In this paper, a programmable C-RAN testbed is presented where the BBU is virtualized using the OpenAirInterface (OAI) software platform, and the eNodeB and User Equipment (UEs) are implemented using USRP  ...  INTRODUCTION Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) [1] has been introduced as a revolutionary redesign of the cellular architecture to address the increase in data traffic and to reduce the capital expenditure  ... 
arXiv:1706.06251v1 fatcat:zddcsi27ibgaplia2xadbzd7ti

D2.1: Initial description of the SLICES architecture

Nikos Makris (UTH), Serge Fdida (SU), Walid Dabbous (INRIA), Thierry Turletti (INRIA), Raymond Knopp (EURECOM), Faisal Rafiuddin (SU)
2021 Zenodo  
This deliverable aims to organise the discussions regarding the reference architecture of SLICES-RI.  ...  In this document, different scenarios are analysed and presented as a baseline for the future discussions regarding the SLICES-RI's reference architecture.  ...  NFV-based orchestration solution Current tools provide metal as a service access to the testbed resources, or in some cases virtualized access by interacting with the respective VIM interface of a testbed  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5869575 fatcat:baw2lhp53rcjngbp4ahoqekxw4

A Survey on Open-Source-Defined Wireless Networks: Framework, Key Technology, and Implementation [article]

Liqiang Zhao, Muhammad Muhammad Bala, Wu Gang, Pan Chengkang, Yuan Yannan, Tian Zhigang, Yu-Chee Tseng, Chen Xiang, Bin Shen, Chih-Lin I
2022 arXiv   pre-print
In contrast to its predecessors (3G and 4G), the 5G network can support a wide variety of heterogeneous use cases with challenging requirements from both the Internet and the Internet of Things (IoT).  ...  We review research efforts related to open-source-defined Core Network (CN), Radio Access Network (RAN), Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC), the capabilities of security threats, open-source hardware, and  ...  The requirement of low latency has resulted in decentralizing cloud computing into edge and fog computing with the idea of CORD. Yuang et al.  ... 
arXiv:2209.01891v1 fatcat:khlvvzhyrzad5mxyqwgbzv6tim

Enabling Virtual Radio Functions on Software Defined Radio for Future Wireless Networks

Wei Liu, Joao F. Santos, Jonathan van de Belt, Xianjun Jiao, Ingrid Moerman, Johann Marquez-Barja, Luiz DaSilva, Sofie Pollin
2020 Wireless personal communications  
We introduce the concept of Virtual Radio Function, and illustrate how softwarized/virtualized radio functions can be placed and initialized at runtime, allowing radio access technologies and spectrum  ...  In this work we provide an overview of the enabling technologies for network reconfiguration, such as Network Function Virtualization, Software Defined Networking, and Software Defined Radio.  ...  Acknowledgements This publication has emanated from research conducted with the financial support  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-020-07245-x fatcat:aya64hhiyrdw5pt5ewrxgxk35y

Testbed for 5G Connected Artificial Intelligence on Virtualized Networks

Cleverson Nahum, Lucas Novoa, Virginia Tavares, Pedro Batista, Silvia Lins, Neiva Linder, Aldebaro Klautau
2020 IEEE Access  
VIRTUALIZED FRONTHAUL/BACKHAUL AND SDN CONTROLLER In a C-RAN deployment using RRU and baseband unit (BBU), the fronthaul is the link connecting these modules.  ...  Using virtualization, a better use of computational and network resources is achieved, with the resources being allocated according to the applications' requirements, enabling efficient strategies such  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3043876 fatcat:gbq3y47kk5amnlerlj7xpsu3iy

D2.2 Site facilities planning

Rodolphe Legouable, Kostas Trichias, Yiouli Kritikou, Despina Meridou, George Loukas, Nikos Kostopoulos, Konstantinos Kravariotis, Andreas Tzouli, Emmanouil Paraskevakis, Georgos Agapiou, Sergio Morant, Michel Corriou (+12 others)
2018 Zenodo  
Therefore, reading first [1] is a prerequisite to better understand this document.  ...  Indeed, since some site facilities are composed of several integrated platforms regarding the use case they want to host, each integrated platform is detailed about the components they are composed of,  ...  Orchestration Within the scope of 5G EVE, *Flexible Netlab* and *Open5GLab* NFVi resources will behave as an edge cloud and will be orchestrated from Orange Plug'in orchestrator based on the ONAP solution  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3540460 fatcat:ardeaujehng75eaardwyyjeaay

Multi-perspective virtualization and software-defined infrastructure framework for wireless access networks

Heming Wen, Prabhat Kumar Tiwary, Tho Le-Ngoc
2014 Journal on spesial topics in mobile networks and applications  
Virtualization and service-oriented architecture are important concepts that triggered the rapid evolution of cloud computing technologies.  ...  Since wireless technologies will play an important role in the future of networking technologies, this thesis proposes Aurora, a virtualization framework and testbed platform for supporting multiple types  ...  Instead, these are mainly tenants in the computing and networking infrastructure that require wireless access to their virtual network and services (Tenant A-D in Figure 4 .2).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11036-014-0536-5 fatcat:d56x7lqeanfjjlsaobjetnpaye

D4.14 The Berlin Platform (Release B)

5GENESIS
2020 Zenodo  
The main objective of the Berlin Platform is to set up a multi-technology, multi-site end-to-end (E2E) 5G environment for evaluation of eMBB and mMTC services in a city testbed in the con- text of the  ...  The overall set up consists of the 5G Core from Fraunhofer FOKUS (Open5GCore), Radio Access Technologies (RATs), among them 5G New Ra- dio (NR) equipment, together with an enhanced millimeter wave (mmWave  ...  the collection of data that synthesize the status of architectural components, e.g., UE, radio access and networking systems, computing and storage distributed units; • Performance Monitoring (PM), which  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5603314 fatcat:zsvl4scvybcrtoeeyyv27mt74e

Survey of Software Tools and Computing Architectures for Advanced Wireless Platforms

Raymond Knopp, Serge Fdida
2020 Zenodo  
We provide an overview of open-source Core Network, Radio-Access Network and Edge Computing software packages which can be used to build proof-of-concept experimental networks.  ...  This deliverable provides a survey of software tools, deployment and testing methodologies and computing platforms used in major current EU and US platforms.  ...  hardware switches, sliced using the FlowVisor framework. • A Cloud Computing testbed, consisting of 96 Cores, 286 GB RAM and 10 TBs of hardware storage.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6012902 fatcat:en4bclcmxjcldni55475gysdwi

Cloud RAN for Mobile Networks—A Technology Overview

Aleksandra Checko, Henrik L. Christiansen, Ying Yan, Lara Scolari, Georgios Kardaras, Michael S. Berger, Lars Dittmann
2015 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
Cloud Radio Access Network (C-RAN) is a novel mobile network architecture which can address a number of challenges the operators face while trying to support growing end-user's needs.  ...  This article surveys the state-of-the-art literature on C-RAN. It can serve as a starting point for anyone willing to understand C-RAN architecture and advance the research on C-RAN.  ...  This work was partially sponsored by the 7 th Framework Programme for Research of the European Commission HARP project, under grant number HARP-318489.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2014.2355255 fatcat:xiwm3naoj5cx3mgdn22hz24emq

D2.1 Initial detailed architectural and functional site facilities description

Rodolphe Legouable, Kostas Trichia, Yiouli Kritikou, Christos Ntogkas, George Loukas, Georgos Agapiou, Nikos Kostopoulo, Konstantinos Kravariotis, Maria Kitra, Andreas Tzoulis, Emmanouil Paraskevakis, Ayoub Bousselmi (+20 others)
2018 Zenodo  
In the conclusion, we present a summary table of the technologies used by each site for each part of the network fram [...]  ...  For each of the sites, we provide through this document a description of the reference high level architecture and a summary of the main vertical use-cases that is planned to integrate.  ...  PDU Protocol Data Unit viii PNF Physical Network Function QAM Quadrature Amplitude Modulation QoS Quality of Service RAN Radio Access Network RAU Radio Access Unit RCC Radio Cloud  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3540438 fatcat:fs5674wcjnhjxhoh2e7ignc5ym

Software-Defined and Virtualized Future Mobile and Wireless Networks: A Survey

Mao Yang, Yong Li, Depeng Jin, Lieguang Zeng, Xin Wu, Athanasios V. Vasilakos
2014 Journal on spesial topics in mobile networks and applications  
Unfortunately, the current mobile and wireless network (MWN) faces a series of pressing challenges caused by the inherent design.  ...  We first describe the challenges and expectations of MWN, and analyze the opportunities provided by the software-defined wireless network (SDWN) and wireless network virtualization (WNV).  ...  OpenRAN [40] proposes a cloud computing based software-defined radio access network architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11036-014-0533-8 fatcat:iwfz4ipoufcybkd56jfml227ya

D1.2 Superfluidity Project Vision And Roadmap, V1

Nicola Blefari Melazzi, Giuseppe Bianchi, Luca Chiaraviglio, Stefano Salsano, Philip Eardley, George Tsolis, Walner Saint-Aubin, Michael J. McGrath, Bessem Sayadi, John Thomson, Pedro A. Aranda
2018 Zenodo  
This deliverable reports the first version of the Project Vision and Roadmap of the project; a second version will be delivered at the end of the project.  ...  Its aim is to concisely describe the project as a whole, and publicly.  ...  The fronthaul network is between the Radio site and the edge cloud which is represented in the testbed as a compute node 2.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1219354 fatcat:zpui63yikrgftnnhpyjxxwywy4

Experimental Evaluation of Power Consumption in Virtualized Base Stations

Jose Ayala-Romero, Ihtisham Khalid, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Xavier Costa-Perez, George Iosifidis
2021 Zenodo  
Network virtualization is intended to be a key element of new generation networks. However, it is no clear how the implantation of this new paradigm will affect the power consumption of the network.  ...  These models allow us to understand the power behavior of the vBS and select powerefficient configurations. We release our experimental dataset hoping to foster further efforts in this research area.  ...  A computing complexity analysis in cloud based radio access networks for centralized baseband processing of uplink signals is presented in [11] .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4966356 fatcat:2bmfonrb2vhzvbh6jrryni6hca

Experimental Evaluation of Power Consumption in Virtualized Base Stations

Jose A. Ayala-Romero, Ihtisham Khalid, Andres Garcia-Saavedra, Xavier Costa-Perez, George Iosifidis
2021 ICC 2021 - IEEE International Conference on Communications  
Network virtualization is intended to be a key element of new generation networks. However, it is no clear how the implantation of this new paradigm will affect the power consumption of the network.  ...  These models allow us to understand the power behavior of the vBS and select powerefficient configurations. We release our experimental dataset hoping to foster further efforts in this research area.  ...  A computing complexity analysis in cloud based radio access networks for centralized baseband processing of uplink signals is presented in [11] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc42927.2021.9500323 fatcat:wm46tbp3h5dppixqzk7lbf3l6y
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