Distributed Approach to Adaptive VNF Manager Placement Problem

Mao Jung Chiang, Li Hsing Yen

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Abstract

Network function virtualization (NFV) has been a promising approach to flexible and scalable deployment of network services. In NFV management and orchestration (NFV-MANO) architectural framework, VNF managers (VNFMs) should be deployed to manage the lifecycle of virtualized network functions (VNFs). VNFM placement problem (MPP) is to deploy VNFMs that minimizes overall operational cost while meeting performance requirements. The only existing approach to MPP is centralized and does not well adapt to network dynamics (e.g., VNFM failures, ups and downs of VNF instances, etc.) We leverage game theory to achieve distributed solutions to the MPP, which are self-adaptive in the sense that each VNFM locally and autonomously adapts to network dynamics without a central control. Simulation results show the proposed approaches can adapt to network dynamics and have lower total cost than the counterpart in large-scale NFV systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 20th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium
Subtitle of host publicationManagement in a Cyber-Physical World, APNOMS 2019
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9784885523205
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2019
Event20th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium, APNOMS 2019 - Matsue, Japan
Duration: 18 Sep 201920 Sep 2019

Publication series

Name2019 20th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium: Management in a Cyber-Physical World, APNOMS 2019

Conference

Conference20th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium, APNOMS 2019
CountryJapan
CityMatsue
Period18/09/1920/09/19

Keywords

  • Distributed systems
  • game theory
  • network function virtualization
  • potential games
  • virtualized network function manager placement

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