A QoS-Aware Differential Processing Control Scheme for OpenFlow-Based Mobile Networks

Yeunwoong KYUNG
Taihyong YIM
Taekook KIM
Jinwoo PARK

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E97-D    No.8    pp.2178-2181
Publication Date: 2014/08/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E97.D.2178
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Information Network
OpenFlow,  quality of service (QoS),  mobile flow,  SDN,  

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This paper proposes a QoS-aware differential processing control (QADPC) scheme for OpenFlow-based mobile networks. QADPC classifies the input packets to the control plane by considering end terminal mobility and service type. Then, different capacities are assigned to each classified packet for prioritized processing. By means of Markov chains, QADPC is evaluated in terms of blocking probability and waiting time in the control plane. Analytical results demonstrate that QADPC offers high priority packets both lower blocking probability and less waiting time.

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