Paper Title : Cost-efficient Resource Schedule Scheme Based on Packet Dropping Positions in Service Chain
ISSN : 2394-2231
Year of Publication : 2020
MLA Style: Chengxiang Li " Cost-efficient Resource Schedule Scheme Based on Packet Dropping Positions in Service Chain" Volume 7 - Issue 4 July-August,2020 International Journal of Computer Techniques (IJCT) ,ISSN:2394-2231 , www.ijctjournal.org
APA Style: Chengxiang Li " Cost-efficient Resource Schedule Scheme Based on Packet Dropping Positions in Service Chain" Volume 7 - Issue 4 July-August,2020 International Journal of Computer Techniques (IJCT) ,ISSN:2394-2231 , www.ijctjournal.org
- Network Function virtualization(NFV) as an emerging technology, it enables dedicated hardware for network functions to transform to software called Virtual Network Function(VNF) with more convenience and elasticity. VNFs can be chained together in given order as service chain to provide a specific network service. When multiple VNFs are consolidated into single server, limited computing resource would be used bymore than onecompetitor, unreasonable resource scheduling scheme can lead to severe resource wastage. What’s more, in the environment of service chain, packets be dropped at a certain position has been processed by upstream VNFs, so losing packets at different positions of service chain can cause different degree of resourcecost. This paper studies the resource scheduling scheme of service chain in light of this issue. Firstly, packets loss cost model is defined base on queue theory, and to minimize cost of losing packets, a greedy based cost-efficient algorithm which is sensitive to positions and arrival packet rates is proposed after analysis. Simulation shows that our proposed algorithm achieves optimization on reducing cost by up to 74.93%compared with other algorithmswhen seven VNFs in service chain. Evaluation in our paper demonstrates thatgreedy based cost-efficient algorithmoutperforms other competitorsobviously.
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NFV, service chain, resource schedule.