Policy-Based Resource Management
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nfvrg                                                      R. Szabo, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                  Ericsson
Intended status: Informational                               S. Lee, Ed.
Expires: January 9, 2017                                            ETRI
                                                             N. Figueira
                                                                 Brocade
                                                            July 8, 2016

                    Policy-Based Resource Management
          draft-irtf-nfvrg-policy-based-resource-management-01

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   5.  Architecture Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     5.1.  MANO Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     5.2.  Policies in the MANO Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.3.  Global vs Local Policies  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     5.4.  Hierarchical Policy Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       5.4.1.  Mapping to Hierarchical Resource Orchestration  . . .  12
     5.5.  Policy Pub/Sub Bus  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       5.5.1.  Pub/sub bus in the hierarchical framework . . . . . .  15
     5.6.  Policy Intent Statement versus Subsystem Actions and
           Configurations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     5.7.  Static vs Dynamic vs Autonomic Policies . . . . . . . . .  17
     5.8.  Policy Conflicts and Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     5.9.  Soft vs Hard Policy Constraints . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     5.10. Resource management for VNF-FG: end-to-end considerations  17
   6.  Policy-Based Resource Management Examples . . . . . . . . . .  18
     6.1.  Policy-Based Multipoint Ethernet Service  . . . . . . . .  19
     6.2.  Policy-Based NFV Placement  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     6.3.  Policy-Based Service Function Chaining  . . . . . . . . .  19
   7.  Implementation Examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   8.  Gaps and Open Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   9.  Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     9.1.  Relation to other IETF/IRTF activities  . . . . . . . . .  19
   10. Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   11. Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   12. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   13. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   14. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     14.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     14.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23

1.  Introduction
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