Title: CDLB: a cross-domain load balancing mechanism for software defined networks in cloud data centre

Authors: Weiyang Wang; Mianxiong Dong; Kaoru Ota; Jun Wu; Jianhua Li; Gaolei Li

Addresses: School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China ' Department of Information and Electric Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran, Japan ' Department of Information and Electric Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology, Muroran, Japan ' School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China ' School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China ' School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Abstract: Currently, cross-domain load balancing is one of the core issues for software defined networks (SDN) in cloud data centre, which can optimise resource allocation. In this paper, we propose a cross-domain load balancing mechanism, CDLB, based on Extensive Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) for SDN in cloud data centre. Different from poll method, XMPP based push model is introduced in the proposed scheme, which can avoid wasting network and computing resources in large-scale distributed network environment. The proposed scheme enables all the controllers in the flat distributed control plane to share the same consistent global-view network information in real time through XMPP and XMPP publish/subscribe extension. Thus, the problem of non-real time information synchronisation can be resolved and cross-domain load balancing can be realised. The simulations show the efficiency of the proposed scheme.

Keywords: cloud data centre; extensive messaging and presence protocol; XMPP; push model.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCSE.2019.10017882

International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, 2019 Vol.18 No.1, pp.44 - 53

Received: 07 Mar 2017
Accepted: 24 Aug 2017

Published online: 14 Dec 2018 *

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