A. C. Resmi, and François Taïani

Fluidify: Decentralized Overlay Deployment in a Multi-cloud World

Proceedings of the 15th IFIP WG 6.1 International Conference on Distributed Applications and Interoperable Systems (DAIS'15), Grenoble, France, 2-4 June, pp. 1-15, 2015 (14p.)

As overlays get deployed in large, heterogeneous systems-of-systems with stringent performance constraints, their logical topology must exploit the locality present in the underlying physical network. In this paper, we propose a novel decentralized mechanism-Fluidify-for deploying an overlay network on top of a physical infrastructure while maximizing network locality. Fluidify uses a dual strategy that exploits both the logical links of an overlay and the physical topology of its underlying network. Simulation results show that in a network of 25,600 nodes, Fluidify is able to produce an overlay with links that are on average 9% shorter than that produced by a standard decentralized approach based on slicing, while demonstrating a sub-linear time complexity.

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doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-19129-4_1 (publisher's link)


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