Dependence-Aware Service Function Chain Design and Mapping

  title={Dependence-Aware Service Function Chain Design and Mapping},
  author={Maryam Jalalitabar and Evrim Guler and Guangchun Luo and Ling Tian and Xiaojun Cao},
  journal={GLOBECOM 2017 - 2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference},
The emerging Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technology decouples network functions from the proprietary hardware, which allows the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to implement network functions as software running on top of a physical (or substrate) node. With NFV, a Service Function Chain (SFC) is defined as an ordered set of network functionā€¦Ā CONTINUE READING