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CloudSimSDN: Modeling and Simulation of Software-Defined Cloud Data Centers

J Son, A Vahid Dastjerdi, R CALHEIROS, X Ji, Y Yoon, R Buyya

2015 15th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing | IEEE Computer Society | Published : 2015

Abstract

Software-Defined Networking not only addresses the shortcoming of traditional network technologies in dealing with frequent and immediate changes in cloud data centers but also made network resource management open and innovation-friendly. To further accelerate the innovation pace, accessible and easy-to-learn testbeds are required which estimate and measure the performance of network and host capacity provisioning approaches simultaneously within a data center. This is a challenging task and is often costly if accomplished in a physical environment. Thus, a lightweight and scalable simulation environment is necessary to evaluate the network allocation capacity policies while avoiding such a..

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