Steady Network Service Design for Seamless Inter-cloud VM Migration

  • Nihed Bahria El Asghar
  • Omar Cherkaoui
  • Mounir Frikha
  • Sami Tabbane
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8841)


The ability to move virtual machines between physical hosts is a powerful tool that virtualization provides to guarantee an on demand, scalable and survivable networking such as the Cloud. This Virtual Machine (VM) migration can be handled seamlessly when a VM is moved between physical machines belonging to the same data center. However, seamless inter-Cloud VM migration (WAN migrations) cannot be guaranteed, mainly for today’s delay-sensitive video streaming applications. We propose in this paper, a hybrid virtual network to transparently migrate large volume virtual machines between data centers. Our proposed network service is designed using control theory concepts. We propose also a Lyapunov-based controller to prove the hybrid migration network stability.


Inter-Cloud seamless migration network stability control theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nihed Bahria El Asghar
    • 1
  • Omar Cherkaoui
    • 2
  • Mounir Frikha
    • 1
  • Sami Tabbane
    • 1
  1. 1.High School of Communications of TunisiaUniversity of CarthageTunisia
  2. 2.University of Quebec in Montreal, UQAMCanada

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