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2017 IEEE 10th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD) (2017)
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
June 25, 2017 to June 30, 2017
ISSN: 2159-6190
ISBN: 978-1-5386-1993-3
pp: 749-752
Cloud data centers are critical infrastructures to deliver cloud services. Although security and performance of cloud data centers have been well studied in the past, their networking aspects are overlooked. Current network infrastructures in cloud data centers limit the ability of cloud provider to offer guaranteed cloud network resources to users. In order to ensure security and performance requirements as defined in the service level agreement (SLA) between cloud user and provider, cloud providers need the ability to provision network resources dynamically and on the fly. The main challenge for cloud provider in utilizing network resource can be addressed by provisioning virtual networks that support information centric services by separating the control plane from the cloud infrastructure. In this paper, we propose an sdn based information centric cloud framework to provision network resourcesin order to support elastic demands of cloud applications depending on SLA requirements. The framework decouples the control plane and data plane wherein the conceptually centralized control plane controls and manages the fully distributed data plane. It computes the path to ensure security and performance of the network. We report initial experiment on average round-trip delay between consumers and producers.
Cloud computing, Security, Routing, Virtualization, Delays, Resource management

U. Ghosh, P. Chatterjee, D. Tosh, S. Shetty, K. Xiong and C. Kamhoua, "An SDN Based Framework for Guaranteeing Security and Performance in Information-Centric Cloud Networks," 2017 IEEE 10th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD), Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 2017, pp. 749-752.
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