Resource Orchestration for Multi-Domain Data Analytics
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ALTO WG                                                         Q. Xiang
Internet-Draft                                    Tongji/Yale University
Intended status: Informational                                 H. Newman
Expires: January 4, 2018              California Institute of Technology
                                                            G. Bernstein
                                                       Grotto Networking
                                                                   H. Du
                                                  Tongji/Yale University
                                                                  K. Gao
                                                     Tsinghua University
                                                               A. Mughal
                                                               J. Balcas
                                      California Institute of Technology
                                                                J. Zhang
                                                       Tongji University
                                                                 Y. Yang
                                                  Tongji/Yale University
                                                            July 3, 2017

         Resource Orchestration for Multi-Domain Data Analytics
         draft-xiang-alto-exascale-network-optimization-03.txt

Abstract

   Data-intensive analytics is entering the era of multi-domain,
   geographically-distributed, collaborative computing, where different
   organizations contribute various resources to collaboratively
   collect, share and analyze extremely large amounts of data.  Examples
   of this paradigm include the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) and A
   Toroidal LHC ApparatuS (ATLAS) experiments of the Large Hadron
   Collider (LHC) program.  Massive datasets continue to be acquired,
   simulated, processed and analyzed by globally distributed science
   networks in these collaborations.  Applications that manage and
   analyze such massive data volumes can benefit substantially from the
   information about networking, computing and storage resources from
   each member's site, and more directly from network-resident services
   that optimize and load balance resource usage among multiple data
   transfers and analytics requests, and achieve a better utilization of
   multiple resources in clusters.

   The Application-Layer Traffic Optimization (ALTO) protocol can
   provide via extensions the network information about different
   clusters/sites, to both users and proactive network management
   services where applicable, with the goal of improving both
   application performance and network resource utilization.  In this
   document, we propose that it is feasible to use existing ALTO
   services to provides not only network information, but also

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   information about computation and storage resources in data analytics
   networks.  We introduce a uniform resource orchestration framework
   (Unicorn), which achieves an efficient multi-resource allocation to
   support low-latency dataset transfer and data intensive analytics for
   collaborative computing.  It collects cluster information from
   multiple ALTO services utilizing topology extensions and leverages
   emerging SDN control capabilities to orchestrate the resource
   allocation for dataset transfers and analytics tasks, leading to
   improved transfer and analytics latency as well as more efficient
   utilization of multi-resources in sites.

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