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Control Protocol and Self-adaptive Mechanism for Live Virtual Machine Migration over XIA

  • Dalu Zhang
  • Xiang Jin
  • Dejiang Zhou
  • Jianpeng Wang
  • Jiaqi Zhu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8707)

Abstract

FIA (Future Internet Architecture) is supported by US NSF for future Internet designing. XIA is one of the projects which comply with clean slate concept thoroughly. Meanwhile, virtual machine migration technique is crucial in cloud computing. As a network application, VM migration should also be supported in XIA. This paper is an experimental study aims at verifying the feasibility of VM migration over XIA. We primarily present intra-AD (Administrative Domain) and inter-AD VM migration with KVM instances. The procedure is achieved by a migration control protocol which is suitable for the characters of XIA architecture. Moreover, an elementary self-adaptive mechanism is introduced to maintain VM connectivity and connection states. It is also beneficial for VM migration in TCP/IP network. Evaluation results show that our solution well supports live VM migration in XIA and all the communications leading to VM can be kept uninterrupted after migration.

Keywords

Cloud Computing Virtual Machine Mobile IPv6 Virtual Machine Migration Live Migration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dalu Zhang
    • 1
  • Xiang Jin
    • 1
  • Dejiang Zhou
    • 1
  • Jianpeng Wang
    • 1
  • Jiaqi Zhu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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