Conference paper Open Access

Co-located and Orchestrated Network Fabric (CONF): An Automated Cloud Virtual Infrastructure for Social Network Applications

Shi, Zeshun; Zhou, Huan; Hu, Yang; Koulouzis, Spiros; Rubia, Carlos; Zhao, Zhiming

Cloud environments can provide virtualized, elastic, control- lable and high-quality on-demand infrastructure services for supporting complex distributed applications. However, existing IaaS (Infrastructure- as-a-Service) solutions mainly focus on the automated integration or de- ployment of generic applications; they lack flexible infrastructure plan- ning and provisioning solutions and do not have rich support for the high service quality and trustworthiness required by social network ap- plications. This paper introduces an automated cloud virtual infrastruc- ture solution for social network applications, called Co-located and Or- chestrated Network Fabric (CONF), which was conducted in a recently funded EU H2020 project ARTICONF. CONF aims to improve the ex- isting infrastructure support in the DevOps lifecycle of social network applications to optimize QoS performance metrics as well as ensure fast recovery in the presence of faults or performance drops.

Files (1.1 MB)
Name Size
1.1 MB Download
All versions This version
Views 214214
Downloads 6262
Data volume 70.7 MB70.7 MB
Unique views 212212
Unique downloads 6161


Cite as