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Cloud and Network Facilities Federation in BonFIRE

  • David García-Pérez
  • Juan Ángel Lorenzo del Castillo
  • Yahya Al-Hazmi
  • Josep Martrat
  • Konstantinos Kavoussanakis
  • Alastair C. Hume
  • Celia Velayos López
  • Giada Landi
  • Tim Wauters
  • Michael Gienger
  • David Margery
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8374)

Abstract

In recent years we have seen how Cloud Computing is changing the way of doing businesses and how services are delivered over the Internet. This disruption is a major challenge for Service Providers and Independent Software Vendors when creating new services and software applications for the Cloud. BonFIRE offers a federated, multi-site cloud testbed to support large-scale testing of applications, services and systems. This is achieved by federating geographically distributed, heterogeneous clouds testbeds where each exposes unique configuration and/or features while giving to the experimenters (users) an homogeneous way to interact with the facility. All those testbeds are controlled by a central set of services commonly denominated “Broker”. Additionally, BonFIRE is federated with different network facilities like the Virtual Wall, FEDERICA and AutoBAHN to provide high-level interfaces to network control functionality, in order to simulate diverse network QoS scenarios, enabling vertical federation.

Keywords

Multi-cloud Federation Future Internet Services Testbed Bandwidth on Demand Network QoS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David García-Pérez
    • 1
  • Juan Ángel Lorenzo del Castillo
    • 2
  • Yahya Al-Hazmi
    • 3
  • Josep Martrat
    • 1
  • Konstantinos Kavoussanakis
    • 4
  • Alastair C. Hume
    • 4
  • Celia Velayos López
    • 5
  • Giada Landi
    • 6
  • Tim Wauters
    • 7
  • Michael Gienger
    • 8
  • David Margery
    • 9
  1. 1.Atos Research and Innovation GroupBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Hewlett-Packard LaboratoriesBristolUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Next Generation NetworksTechnical University BerlinBerlinGermany
  4. 4.EPCCUniversity of EdinburghEdinburghUnited Kingdom
  5. 5.Distributed Applications and Networks Areai2CAT FoundationBarcelonaSpain
  6. 6.Nextworks s.r.l.PisaItaly
  7. 7.Department of Information TechnologyGhent University, iMindsGhentBelgium
  8. 8.High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS)StuttgartGermany
  9. 9.INRIA Rennes - Bretagne Atlantique Research CenterRennesFrance

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