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Title: Latency-aware joint virtual machine and policy consolidation for mobile edge computing
Authors: Genez, Thiago A.
Tso, Fung Po
Cui, Lin
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: GENEZ, T.A., TSO, F.P. and CUI, L., 2018. Latency-aware joint virtual machine and policy consolidation for mobile edge computing. Presented at the 2018 15th IEEE Annual Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), Las Vegas, USA, 12-15 January 2018.
Abstract: To guarantee an efficient and high-performance environment for mobile devices to perform offloading with low end-to-end delay, it is important to ensure no network policies are violated. In this paper, we explore the simultaneous, dynamic virtual machine (VM) and policy consolidation, and formulate the Policy-VM Latency-aware Consolidation problem for Mobile Edge Computing, which is shown to be NP-Hard. We propose the PL-Edge, an efficient scheme to jointly consolidate network policies and virtual machines for mobile edge computing to reduce communication end-to-end delays among devices and virtual machines. Our simulation results demonstrate that the proposed PL-Edge can significantly reduces policy-flows end-to-end delay by nearly 45% while adhering strictly to the requirements of network policies.
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Sponsor: The work has been supported by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) grants EP/P004407/1 and EP/P004024/1.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1109/CCNC.2018.8319204
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/36914
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1109/CCNC.2018.8319204
ISBN: 9781538647905
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Computer Science)

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