Resource Management in Service Chaining

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (nfvrg RG)
Authors Seungik Lee  , Sangheon Pack  , Myung-Ki Shin  , EunKyoung Paik 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2015-03-09)
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This document specifies problem definition and use cases of NFV resource management in service chaining for path optimization, traffic optimization, failover, load balancing, etc. It further describes design considerations and relevant framework for the resource management capability that dynamically creates and updates network forwarding paths (NFPs) considering resource constraints of NFV infrastructure.


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