Multi-Domain Service Orchestration Over Networks and Clouds: A Unified Approach

End-to-end service delivery often includes transparently inserted Network Functions (NFs) in the path. Flexible service chaining will require dynamic instantiation of both NFs and traffic forwarding overlays. Virtualization techniques in compute and networking, like cloud and Software Defined Networking (SDN), promise such flexibility for service providers. However, patching together existing cloud and network control mechanisms necessarily puts one over the above, e.g., OpenDaylight under an OpenStack controller. The authors designed and implemented a joint cloud and network resource virtualization and programming API.

Provided by: Association for Computing Machinery Topic: Enterprise Software Date Added: Aug 2015 Format: PDF

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