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Cloud and Network Facilities Federation in BonFIRE

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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.


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


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García-Pérez, D. et al. (2014). Cloud and Network Facilities Federation in BonFIRE. In: , et al. Euro-Par 2013: Parallel Processing Workshops. Euro-Par 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8374. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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