Decomposing SLAs for Network Slicing

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dc.contributor.author De Vleeschauwer, Danny
dc.contributor.author Papagianni, Chrysa
dc.contributor.author Walid, Anwar
dc.date.accessioned 2021-01-21T11:38:57Z
dc.date.available 2021-01-21T11:38:57Z
dc.date.issued 2020-10-22
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Vleeschauwer, D. de, Chrysa Papagianni, D. y Walid, A. (2020). Decomposing SLAs for Network Slicing. IEEE Communications Letters.
dc.identifier.issn 1089-7798
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/31755
dc.description In Press / En Prensa
dc.description.abstract When a network slice is requested, multiple technology and/or administrative domains are invoked to ensure that the slice end-to-end service level agreement (SLA) is met. Therefore, this SLA requirement needs to be decomposed in portions that each of the domains can support. In this paper we consider a management architecture consisting of an end-to-end service orchestrator responsible for decomposing the SLA, and domain controllers that govern their respective domain. The orchestrator has no detailed knowledge of the state of the resources in each of the domains when the network slice is requested. The orchestrator is only aware of the responses of the domains to previous requests, and captures this knowledge in a risk model associated with each domain. In this study, we propose an approach for decomposing the end-to-end SLA based on the best current estimate of the risk models of all involved domains. We further describe how the risk model for a particular domain is determined (and updated) based on historical data.
dc.description.sponsorship Work partially funded by the EU H2020 5GROWTH Project (grant no. 856709).
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher IEEE
dc.rights © 2020 IEEE.
dc.subject.other Network slicing
dc.subject.other Service level agreement
dc.subject.other Risk models
dc.title Decomposing SLAs for Network Slicing
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Telecomunicaciones
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020/856709
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationtitle IEEE Communications Letters
dc.contributor.funder European Commission
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (España)
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