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Modeling Security Requirements for VNE Algorithms: A Practical Approach

  • Ramona Kühn
  • Andreas Fischer
  • Hermann de MeerEmail author
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Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)

Abstract

Both individuals and organizations appreciate the deployment of elastic virtual computing resources on demand in public and private Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds. Virtual Network Embedding (VNE) algorithms provide the automated and efficient resource assignment necessary for this use case. With the increase of participating parties, the relevance of security-aware Virtual Machine (VM) placement for production environments is increased, too. The problem is extended to networks when VNE algorithms consider security requirements of the interconnection between VM. This chapter presents a solution for realizing how security requirements of Virtual Network (VN) can be implemented in the VNE and how they can be mapped in the physical network. The chapter provides an implementation of this security-aware VNE model in ALEVIN—an open source simulation platform. This shows that the model is applicable with a realistic use case and allows to evaluate the embedding.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramona Kühn
    • 1
  • Andreas Fischer
    • 2
  • Hermann de Meer
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.University of PassauPassauGermany
  2. 2.Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Faculty of Electrical EngineeringMedia Technology and Computer ScienceDeggendorfGermany

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