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In-Network Programmability for next-generation personal cloUd service supporT

Deliverables

Final design of in-network programmability functions

Description of the main achievements of WP3, including the description of novel frameworks, new mechanisms and the results of specific preliminary tests according to the benchmarking environment defined in Task 2.1.

Validation and benchmarking of individual and integrated (network wide) INPUT technologies

First evaluation and validation of the integrated INPUT framework.

Definition of Use and Business cases requirements

Description of the reference network and service scenarios and the related network and user level requirements. Description of the energy efficiency requirements and specifications for enabling energy optimisation at both device and network level. Description of a set of use-case scenarios and performance metrics to evaluate the mechanisms and functionalities developed within the project.

SDN/NFV extensions for supporting personal cloud networks and applications

Description of the designed SDN/NFV protocol extensions for supporting virtualization, orchestration primitives, cloud services and user’s resources in a scalable way.

Service-aware power management policies

Description of the main achievements in designing resource consolidation and service-aware power management policies and specific preliminary test results.

North and South Bound Interfaces: architecture, specification and design

Description of the abstraction layers for exposing In-Network programmability and power management APIs toward network cloud services. Definition of an information model to support virtualization and network management of personal cloud services.

Use case design and specification

Definition of the use case scenario and requirements specification. Formal specification of the Service_Apps, User_Apps, DC_Apps and benchmarking methodology for the performance and energy efficiency evaluation of the INPUT technologies.

Final use case implementation

Final release of the software implementing Service_Apps, User_Apps, DC_Apps.

INPUT public website

Public website, presenting the project activities, the targeted results and their benefits.

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Publications

A scalable SDN slicing scheme for multi-domain fog/cloud services

Author(s): Roberto Bruschi, Franco Davoli, Paolo Lago, Jane Frances Pajo
Published in: 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2017, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/NETSOFT.2017.8004244

The dark side of network functions virtualization: A perspective on the technological sustainability

Author(s): R. Bolla, R. Bruschi, F. Davoli, C. Lombardo, J. F. Pajo, O. R. Sanchez
Published in: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2017, Page(s) 1-7
DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2017.7997129

Joint Power Scaling of Processing Resources and Consolidation of Virtual Network Functions

Author(s): Roberto Bruschi, Franco Davoli, Paolo Lago, Jane Frances Pajo
Published in: 2016 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking (Cloudnet), 2016, Page(s) 70-75
DOI: 10.1109/CloudNet.2016.20

A building block to model an SDN/NFV network

Author(s): Giuseppe Faraci, Alfio Lombardo, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2017, Page(s) 1-7
DOI: 10.1109/icc.2017.7997430

A Cloud-based Live Streaming Service for SDN-NFV Enabled Carriers

Author(s): A. Casella, A. Lombardo, M. Melita, S. Micalizzi, C. Rametta, G. Schembra, A. Vassallo
Published in: ACM International Conference on Internet of Things Data, and Cloud Computing, 2017

A dynamic, plug-and-play and efficient video surveillance platform for smart cities

Author(s): G. Baldoni, M. Melita, S. Micalizzi, C. Rametta, G. Schembra, A. Vassallo
Published in: 2017 14th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), 2017, Page(s) 611-612
DOI: 10.1109/ccnc.2017.7983190

A framework to correlate power consumption and resource usage in cloud infrastructures

Author(s): D. Kanapram, R. Rapuzzi, G. Lamanna, M. Repetto
Published in: 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2017, Page(s) 1-5
DOI: 10.1109/netsoft.2017.8004249

A marketplace as a scalable solution to the orchestration problem in SDN/NFV networks

Author(s): Salvatore D'Oro, Laura Galluccio, Sergio Palazzo, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2017, Page(s) 1-5
DOI: 10.1109/netsoft.2017.8004224

A Network-Assisted Platform for Multipoint Remote Learning

Author(s): Alfio Lombardo, Corrado Rametta, Christian Grasso
Published in: International Tyrrhenian Workshop on Digital Communication, 2017, Page(s) 183-196
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-67639-5_14

A network-centric architecture for building the cloud continuum

Author(s): A. Carrega, M. Repetto
Published in: 2017 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), 2017, Page(s) 701-705
DOI: 10.1109/iccnc.2017.7876215

A programmable energy efficient 40 Gb/s switch using frequency scaling and OpenFlow

Author(s): Pengcheng Liu, Ali Ghiasian, Xiaojun Wang, Martin Collier
Published in: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops (ICC Workshops), 2017, Page(s) 405-410
DOI: 10.1109/iccw.2017.7962691

An NFV approach to share home multimedia devices

Author(s): Giuseppe Faraci, Alfio Lombardo
Published in: 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2017, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/netsoft.2017.8004246

An Emulation Framework for SDN-NFV based Services

Author(s): G. Baldoni, A. Lombardo, M. Melita, S. Micalizzi, C. Rametta, A. Vassallo
Published in: ACM International Conference on Internet of Things Data, and Cloud Computing, 2017

An Analytical Model to Design Processor Sharing for SDN/NFV Nodes

Author(s): Giuseppe Faraci, Alfio Lombardo, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: 2016 28th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 28), 2016, Page(s) 28-34
DOI: 10.1109/itc-28.2016.213

An open-source virtual set-top-box for softwarized networks

Author(s): Gabriele Baldoni, Alfio Lombardo, Sergio Micalizzi, Corrado Rametta, Alessandro Vassallo
Published in: 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2017, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/netsoft.2017.8004239

Concept for Client-initiated Selection of Cloud Instances for Improving QoE of Distributed Cloud Services

Author(s): Florian Wamser, Michael Seufert, Steffen Höfner, Phuoc Tran-Gia
Published in: Proceedings of the 2016 workshop on - Internet-QoE '16, 2016, Page(s) 49-54
DOI: 10.1145/2940136.2940143

Dynamic cloud service placement for live video streaming with a remote-controlled drone

Author(s): Florian Wamser, Frank Loh, Michael Seufert, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Roberto Bruschi, Paolo Lago
Published in: 2017 IFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM), 2017, Page(s) 893-894
DOI: 10.23919/inm.2017.7987400

Edgenetworkcloudsim: Placement of service chains in edge clouds using networkcloudsim

Author(s): Michael Seufert, Brice Kamneng Kwam, Florian Wamser, Phuoc Tran-Gia
Published in: 2017 IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2017, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/netsoft.2017.8004247

Exploring the trade-off between performance and energy consumption in cloud infrastructures

Author(s): D. Kanapram, G. Lamanna, M. Repetto
Published in: 2017 Second International Conference on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing (FMEC), 2017, Page(s) 121-126
DOI: 10.1109/fmec.2017.7946418

Load dynamics of a multiplayer online battle arena and simulative assessment of edge server placements

Author(s): Valentin Burger, Jane Frances Pajo, Odnan Ref Sanchez, Michael Seufert, Christian Schwartz, Florian Wamser, Franco Davoli, Phuoc Tran-Gia
Published in: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Multimedia Systems - MMSys '16, 2016, Page(s) 1-9
DOI: 10.1145/2910017.2910601

Move with Me: Scalably Keeping Virtual Objects Close to Users on the Move

Author(s): R. Bruschi, F. Davoli, P. Lago, J. F. Pajo
Published in: IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2018

OpenStack Extension for Fog-Powered Personal Services Deployment

Author(s): Roberto Bruschi, Giacomo Genovese, Antonio Iera, Paolo Lago, Guerino Lamanna, Chiara Lombardo, Sergio Mangialardi
Published in: 2017 29th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 29), 2017, Page(s) 19-23
DOI: 10.23919/itc.2017.8065705

Performance Evaluation of Video Streaming Service Chains in Softwarized 5G Networks with Task Graph Reduction

Author(s): Frank Loh, Valentin Burger, Florian Wamser, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Giovanni Schembra, Corrado Rametta
Published in: 2017 29th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 29), 2017, Page(s) 36-41
DOI: 10.23919/itc.2017.8065708

Set-Top Box Virtualization as a Personal Cloud Server for 5G Users

Author(s): G. Baldoni, C. Grasso, A. Lombardo, C. Rametta, A. Scala and S. Sottile
Published in: The 21st Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks, 2018

Study on the accuracy of QoE monitoring for HTTP adaptive video streaming using VNF

Author(s): Lam Dinh-Xuan, Michael Seufert, Florian Wamser, Phuoc Tran-Gia
Published in: 2017 IFIP/IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management (IM), 2017, Page(s) 999-1004
DOI: 10.23919/inm.2017.7987425

Model-based analytics for profiling workloads in virtual network functions

Author(s): Roberto Bruschi, Franco Davoli, Paolo Lago, Jane Frances Pajo
Published in: 2017 IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), 2017, Page(s) 916-921
DOI: 10.1109/INFCOMW.2017.8116498

Virtualization of Set-Top-Box Devices in Next Generation SDN-NFV Networks: the INPUT Project Perspective

Author(s): R. Bruschi; F. Davoli; L. Galluccio; P. Lago; A. Lombardo; C. Lombardo; C. Rametta; G. Schembra
Published in: International Conference on Internet of Things Data, and Cloud Computing, 2017

A Decentralized Team Routing Strategy among Telecom Operators in an Energy-Aware Network

Author(s): Michele Aicardi, Roberto Bruschi, Franco Davoli, Paolo Lago
Published in: Conference on Control and its Applications, 2015, Page(s) 340-347
DOI: 10.1137/1.9781611974072.47

Energy-Aware Consolidation Scheme for Data Center Cloud Applications

Author(s): Alessandro Carrega, Matteo Repetto
Published in: 2017 29th International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 29), 2017, Page(s) 24-29
DOI: 10.23919/itc.2017.8065706

YoMoApp: A tool for analyzing QoE of YouTube HTTP adaptive streaming in mobile networks

Author(s): Florian Wamser, Michael Seufert, Pedro Casas, Ralf Irmer, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Raimund Schatz
Published in: 2015 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2015, Page(s) 239-243
DOI: 10.1109/EuCNC.2015.7194076

Exploring QoE in Cellular Networks - How Much Bandwidth do you Need for Popular Smartphone Apps?

Author(s): Pedro Casas, Raimund Schatz, Florian Wamser, Michael Seufert, Ralf Irmer
Published in: Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on All Things Cellular: Operations, Applications and Challenges - AllThingsCellular '15, 2015, Page(s) 13-18
DOI: 10.1145/2785971.2785978

Poster: Understanding YouTube QoE in Cellular Networks with YoMoApp - A QoE Monitoring Tool for YouTube Mobile

Author(s): Florian Wamser, Michael Seufert, Pedro Casas, Ralf Irmer, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Raimund Schatz
Published in: Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking - MobiCom '15, 2015, Page(s) 263-265
DOI: 10.1145/2789168.2795176

Demo - On the Monitoring of YouTube QoE in Cellular Networks from End-devices

Author(s): Michael Seufert, Florian Wamser, Pedro Casas, Ralf Irmer, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Raimund Schatz
Published in: Proceedings of the 2015 Workshop on Wireless of the Students, by the Students, & for the Students - S3 '15, 2015, Page(s) 23-23
DOI: 10.1145/2801694.2802142

Impact of intermediate layer on quality of experience of HTTP adaptive streaming

Author(s): Michael Seufert, Tobias Hosfeld, Christian Sieber
Published in: 2015 11th International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM), 2015, Page(s) 256-260
DOI: 10.1109/CNSM.2015.7367367

An open framework to enable NetFATE (Network Functions at the edge)

Author(s): A. Lombardo, A. Manzalini, G. Schembra, G. Faraci, C. Rametta, V. Riccobene
Published in: Proceedings of the 2015 1st IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2015, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/NETSOFT.2015.7116179

An analytical model for electricity-price-aware resource allocation in virtualized data centers

Author(s): Giuseppe Faraci, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2015, Page(s) 5839-5845
DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2015.7249253

Taking the SIoT down from the cloud: Integrating the Social Internet of Things in the INPUT architecture

Author(s): I. Farris, R. Girau, M. Nitti, L. Atzori, R. Bruschi, A Iera, G. Morabito
Published in: 2015 IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 2015, Page(s) 35-39
DOI: 10.1109/WF-IoT.2015.7389023

The expected impact of smart devices visualization

Author(s): Raffaele Bolla, Franco Davoli, Chiara Lombardo, Laura Masullo, Roberto Bruschi
Published in: 2016 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), 2016, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ICCNC.2016.7440551

Secure cloud networks for connected & automated vehicles

Author(s): Madhusudan Singh, Dhananjay Singh, Antonio Jara
Published in: 2015 International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE), 2015, Page(s) 330-335
DOI: 10.1109/ICCVE.2015.94

Utilizing Home Router Caches to Augment CDNs toward Information-Centric Networking

Author(s): Michael Seufert, Valentin Burger,Florian Wamser, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Christian Moldovan, Tobias Hoßfeld
Published in: European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2015

YoMoApp - Performance Monitoring of Mobile Networks

Author(s): Florian Wamser, Michael Seufert, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Ralf Irmer, Pedro Casas, Raimund Schatz
Published in: European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2015

INPUT: A Distributed Cloud Infrastructure for Intelligent Transport Systems

Author(s): George Lyberopoulos, Eleni Theodoropoulou, Ioanna Mesogiti, Konstantinos Filis, Roberto Bruschi, Paolo Lago, Chiara Lombardo, Luigi Atzori, Antonio Iera, Giacomo Morabito
Published in: 19th International Conference on Circuits, Systems, Communications and Computers (CSCC 2015), 2015

Trade-Off between QoE and Operational Cost in Edge Resource Supported Video Streaming

Author(s): Valentin Burger, George Darzanos, Ioanna Papafili, Michael Seufert
Published in: 2015 10th International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC), 2015, Page(s) 156-161
DOI: 10.1109/3PGCIC.2015.185

QoE Aware Placement of Content in Edge Networks on the Example of a Photo Album Cloud Service

Author(s): Lam Dinh-Xuan, Michael Seufert, Florian Wamser, Phuoc Tran-Gia
Published in: Sixth International Conference on Communications and Electronics (ICCE), 2016

Application-Layer Monitoring of QoE Parameters for Mobile YouTube Video Streaming in the Field

Author(s): Michael Seufert, Pedro Casas, Florian Wamser, Nikolas Wehner, Raimund Schatz, Phuoc Tran-Gia
Published in: Sixth International Conference on Communications and Electronics (ICCE), 2016

OpenVolcano: An Open-Source Software Platform for Fog Computing

Author(s): R. Bruschi, P. Lago, C. Lombardo, S. Mangialardi
Published in: ITC 2016 PROCON Workshop, 2016

A Game Theoretic Approach for Distributed Resource Allocation and Orchestration of Softwarized Networks

Author(s): Salvatore D'Oro, Laura Galluccio, Sergio Palazzo, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Issue 35/3, 2017, Page(s) 721-735, ISSN 0733-8716
DOI: 10.1109/jsac.2017.2672278

A simulative model of a 5G Telco Operator Network

Author(s): Giuseppe Faraci, Alfio Lombardo
Published in: Procedia Computer Science, Issue 110, 2017, Page(s) 344-351, ISSN 1877-0509
DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2017.06.104

An SDN/NFV telco operator platform for video broadcasting

Author(s): Valeria D'Amico, Alfio Lombardo, Marcello Melita, Corrado Rametta, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: IEEE Communications Magazine, Issue 54/10, 2016, Page(s) 122-128, ISSN 0163-6804
DOI: 10.1109/mcom.2016.7588280

Designing a Softwarized Network Deployed on a Fleet of Drones for Rural Zone Monitoring

Author(s): Corrado Rametta, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: Future Internet, Issue 9/4, 2017, Page(s) 8, ISSN 1999-5903
DOI: 10.3390/fi9010008

Exploiting Congestion Games to Achieve Distributed Service Chaining in NFV Networks

Author(s): Salvatore D'Oro, Laura Galluccio, Sergio Palazzo, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Issue 35/2, 2017, Page(s) 407-420, ISSN 0733-8716
DOI: 10.1109/jsac.2017.2659298

Flow-table Updating Strategy for Efficient Use of Renewable Energy in Software Defined Wireless Relay Networks

Author(s): Li Li, Yifei Wei, Mei Song, Xiaojun Wang
Published in: Journal of Communications and Networks, 2017, Page(s) 605-617, ISSN 1229-2370

Orchestrating Softwarized Networks with a Marketplace Approach

Author(s): Salvatore D’Oro, Sergio Palazzo, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: Procedia Computer Science, Issue 110, 2017, Page(s) 352-360, ISSN 1877-0509
DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2017.06.077

S6: a Smart, Social and SDN-based Surveillance System for Smart-cities

Author(s): Corrado Rametta, Gabriele Baldoni, Alfio Lombardo, Sergio Micalizzi, Alessandro Vassallo
Published in: Procedia Computer Science, Issue 110, 2017, Page(s) 361-368, ISSN 1877-0509
DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2017.06.078

Video Broadcasting Services Over SDN-NFV Enabled Networks: A Prototype

Author(s): Gabriele Baldoni, Marcello Melita, Sergio Micalizzi, Corrado Rametta, Giovanni Schembra, Alessandro Vassallo
Published in: Procedia Computer Science, Issue 98, 2016, Page(s) 560-565, ISSN 1877-0509
DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2016.09.086

Hierarchical Power Management Architecture and the Optimal Local Control Policy for Energy Efficient Networks

Author(s): Y. Wei, X. Wang, L. Fialho, R. Bruschi, O. O. Collier, Martin
Published in: Journal of Communications and Networks, 2016, Page(s) 540-550, ISSN 1229-2370

Traffic Aware Energy Efficient Router: Architecture, Prototype and Algorithms

Author(s): Tian Song, Zheng Jiang, Yu Wei, Xiangjun Shi, Xiaowei Ma, Olga Ormond, Martin Collier, Xiaojun Wang
Published in: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Issue 34/12, 2016, Page(s) 3814-3827, ISSN 0733-8716
DOI: 10.1109/jsac.2016.2600063

In-Network Programmability for Next-generation Personal Cloud Service Support (INPUT)

Author(s): Roberto Bruschi, Paolo Lago, Chiara Lombardo
Published in: Procedia Computer Science, Issue 97, 2016, Page(s) 114-117, ISSN 1877-0509
DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2016.08.286

An SDN/NFV Platform for Personal Cloud Services

Author(s): Roberto Bruschi, Franco Davoli, Paolo Lago, Alfio Lombardo, Chiara Lombardo, Corrado Rametta, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Issue 14/4, 2017, Page(s) 1143-1156, ISSN 1932-4537
DOI: 10.1109/tnsm.2017.2761860

A Middleware for Mobile Edge Computing

Author(s): A. Carrega, M. Repetto, P. Gouvas, A. Zafeiropoulos
Published in: IEEE Cloud Computing, Issue 4/4, 2017, Page(s) 26-37, ISSN 2325-6095
DOI: 10.1109/mcc.2017.3791021

Fine-Grained Energy-Efficient Consolidation in SDN Networks and Devices

Author(s): Raffaele Bolla, Roberto Bruschi, Franco Davoli, Chiara Lombardo
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Issue 12/2, 2015, Page(s) 132-145, ISSN 1932-4537
DOI: 10.1109/TNSM.2015.2431074

An Analytical Model to Design and Manage a Green SDN/NFV CPE Node

Author(s): Giuseppe Faraci, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Issue 12/3, 2015, Page(s) 435-450, ISSN 1932-4537
DOI: 10.1109/TNSM.2015.2454293

A Processor-Sharing Scheduling Strategy for NFV Nodes

Author(s): Giuseppe Faraci, Alfio Lombardo, Giovanni Schembra
Published in: Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Issue 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1-10, ISSN 2090-0147
DOI: 10.1155/2016/3583962

Modeling the YouTube stack: From packets to quality of experience

Author(s): Florian Wamser, Pedro Casas, Michael Seufert, Christian Moldovan, Phuoc Tran-Gia, Tobias Hossfeld
Published in: Computer Networks, 2016, ISSN 1389-1286
DOI: 10.1016/j.comnet.2016.03.020

Next to You: Monitoring Quality of Experience in Cellular Networks From the End-Devices

Author(s): Pedro Casas, Michael Seufert, Florian Wamser, Bruno Gardlo, Andreas Sackl, Raimund Schatz
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Issue 13/2, 2016, Page(s) 181-196, ISSN 1932-4537
DOI: 10.1109/TNSM.2016.2537645

A Game for Energy-Aware Allocation of Virtualized Network Functions

Author(s): Roberto Bruschi, Alessandro Carrega, Franco Davoli
Published in: Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Issue 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1-10, ISSN 2090-0147
DOI: 10.1155/2016/4067186