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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editors: K. Bergman and O. Gerstel
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2012
  • pp: B168–B178

Anycast-Based Optimizations for Inter-Data-Center Interconnections [Invited]

Molka Gharbaoui, Barbara Martini, and Piero Castoldi  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, Issue 11, pp. B168-B178 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOCN.4.00B168


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Abstract

The cloud service delivery model is driving the data center (DC) architectural model towards a fully virtualized infrastructure acting as geographically distributed pools of shared resources, dynamically allocated to different services. Such a scenario calls for the anycast routing of virtual machine (VM) migration requests in order to select the destination server where the VMs will be migrated by taking into account the actual load of DC interconnections while addressing VM data transfer requirements. To this purpose, a management platform is presented that enables the dynamic connectivity setup between DCs without a priori indication of the destination server, according to the anycast principle. Specifically, data path allocation policies are proposed to select a proper inter-DC network path, and accordingly a destination server, to allow VM migration data to experience adequate delay performance. Using a simulation approach, the policies are compared in terms of success rate of delay-constrained data path setup as well as in terms of their capability to limit migration delay.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing

ToC Category:
OFC/NFOEC 2012

History
Original Manuscript: June 5, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 21, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 28, 2012
Published: October 30, 2012

Citation
Molka Gharbaoui, Barbara Martini, and Piero Castoldi, "Anycast-Based Optimizations for Inter-Data-Center Interconnections [Invited]," J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 4, B168-B178 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jocn/abstract.cfm?URI=jocn-4-11-B168


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