Abstract

In this paper, a novel Software-Defined Networking (SDN) architecture is proposed for high-end Ultra High Definition (UHD) media applications. UHD media applications require huge amounts of bandwidth that can only be met with high-capacity optical networks. In addition, there are requirements for control frameworks capable of delivering effective application performance with efficient network utilization. A novel SDN-based Controller that tightly integrates application-awareness with network control and management is proposed for such applications. An OpenFlow-enabled test-bed demonstrator is reported with performance evaluations of advanced online and offline media- and network-aware schedulers.

© 2013 OSA

Full Article  |  PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |
  • |

  1. D. Simeonidou, D. K. Hunter, M. Ghandour, and R. Nejabati, “Optical network services for ultra high definition digital media distribution,” in Proceedings of Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems, 165–168 (2008).
  2. H. Koumaras, D. Negru, E. Borcoci, V. Koumaras, C. Troulos, Y. Lapid, E. Pallis, M. Sidibe, A. Pinto, G. Gardikis, G. Xilouris, and C. Timmerer, Media Ecosystems: A Novel Approach for Content-Awareness in Future Networks, Future Internet: Achievements and Promising Technology (Springer Verlag, 2011).
  3. ONF white paper, “Software-Defined Networking: The new norm for networks,” (ONF 2012).
  4. N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
    [CrossRef]
  5. O. Ntofon, M. Channegowda, N. Efstathiou, M. Rashidi Fard, R. Nejabati, D. K. Hunter, and D. Simeonidou, “Experimental demonstration of OpenFlow-enabled media ecosystem architecture for high-end applications over metro and core networks”, in Proceedings of ECOC, Tu.1.D.4 (2012).
  6. F. Manola and E. Miller, “RDF Primer,” W3C Recommendation, http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-primer/ .
  7. N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
    [CrossRef]
  8. M. Channegowda, P. Kostecki, N. Efstathiou, S. Azodolmolky, R. Nejabati, P. Kaczmarek, A. Autenrieth, J. P. Elbers, and D. Simeonidou, “Experimental evaluation of extended OpenFlow deployment for high-performance optical networks,” in Proceedings of ECOC, Tu.1.D.2 (2012).
  9. O. Ntofon, D. Simeonidou, and D. K. Hunter, “Cloud-based architecture for deploying ultra-high-definition media over intelligent optical networks,” in Proceedings of Optical Network Design and Modeling (2012), pp. 1–6.

2008 (2)

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Anderson, T.

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Balakrishnan, H.

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Casado, M.

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Gude, N.

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Koponen, T.

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

McKeown, N.

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Parulkar, G.

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Peterson, L.

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Pettit, J.

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Pfaff, B.

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Rexford, J.

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Shenker, S.

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Turner, J.

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. (2)

N. McKeown, T. Anderson, H. Balakrishnan, G. Parulkar, L. Peterson, J. Rexford, S. Shenker, and J. Turner, “OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(2), 69–74 (2008).
[CrossRef]

N. Gude, T. Koponen, J. Pettit, B. Pfaff, M. Casado, N. McKeown, and S. Shenker, “NOX: Towards an operating system for networks,” ACM SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 38(3), 105–110 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Other (7)

M. Channegowda, P. Kostecki, N. Efstathiou, S. Azodolmolky, R. Nejabati, P. Kaczmarek, A. Autenrieth, J. P. Elbers, and D. Simeonidou, “Experimental evaluation of extended OpenFlow deployment for high-performance optical networks,” in Proceedings of ECOC, Tu.1.D.2 (2012).

O. Ntofon, D. Simeonidou, and D. K. Hunter, “Cloud-based architecture for deploying ultra-high-definition media over intelligent optical networks,” in Proceedings of Optical Network Design and Modeling (2012), pp. 1–6.

O. Ntofon, M. Channegowda, N. Efstathiou, M. Rashidi Fard, R. Nejabati, D. K. Hunter, and D. Simeonidou, “Experimental demonstration of OpenFlow-enabled media ecosystem architecture for high-end applications over metro and core networks”, in Proceedings of ECOC, Tu.1.D.4 (2012).

F. Manola and E. Miller, “RDF Primer,” W3C Recommendation, http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-primer/ .

D. Simeonidou, D. K. Hunter, M. Ghandour, and R. Nejabati, “Optical network services for ultra high definition digital media distribution,” in Proceedings of Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems, 165–168 (2008).

H. Koumaras, D. Negru, E. Borcoci, V. Koumaras, C. Troulos, Y. Lapid, E. Pallis, M. Sidibe, A. Pinto, G. Gardikis, G. Xilouris, and C. Timmerer, Media Ecosystems: A Novel Approach for Content-Awareness in Future Networks, Future Internet: Achievements and Promising Technology (Springer Verlag, 2011).

ONF white paper, “Software-Defined Networking: The new norm for networks,” (ONF 2012).

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

(a) Proposed Media Ecosystem Architecture. (b) Schematic diagram of the Networked Media Controller.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Test-bed deployment over circuit switched optical network.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Timing results for circuit switched optical network test-bed. (a) AROn scheduler results. (b) AROff scheduler results.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Test-bed deployment over packet switched network

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Percentage of Packets Lost. (a) Scenario 1 – 53% network utilization. (b) Scenario 2 – 83% network utilization

Tables (1)

Tables Icon

Table 1 End-User Request Profile for Circuit Switched Optical Network Test-bed

Equations (1)

Equations on this page are rendered with MathJax. Learn more.

max j J α j

Metrics