An Intelligent SDN Framework bases on Meta-Model with Software-Defined Pricing (SDP)
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Internet Engineering Task Force                                 B. Zhuge
Internet-Draft                             Zhejiang Gongshang University
Intended status: Standards Track                                 Y. Wang
Expires: December 16, 2017                       Simon Fraser University
                                                                  Y. Zhu
                                                                  H. Zhu
                                                                 W. Wang
                                           Zhejiang Gongshang University
                                                           June 14, 2017

 An Intelligent SDN Framework bases on Meta-Model with Software-Defined
                             Pricing (SDP)
                      draft-zhuge-sdnrg-sdn-sdp-05

Abstract

   This document defines a notion called Software-Defined Pricing (SDP)
   and introduces it into a Software-Defined Networks (SDN) framework.
   The SDN system with SDP inside is expected to promote the efficiency
   on SDN resources usage and ease management for service providers.This
   document also defines a mechanism that can efficiently mannage SDN
   framework orderly and intelligently.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Software-Defined Pricing (SDP)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  SDN with SDP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  Adopting SDP in SDN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.2.  Framework of SDN with SDP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.3.  Framework of SDN Bases on Meta-Model  . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.4.  The Relationship between the Layers in the SDN Framework
           with SDP Bases on Meta-Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   4.  The Trading between the Layers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
   5.  Intelligent Mechanism bases on Meta-Model . . . . . . . . . .  16
     5.1.  Intelligent Component . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     5.2.  Mechanism Principles  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     5.3.  MSFC  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   6.  Security  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   8.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20

1.  Introduction

   Software-Defined Networks(SDN) is in the research process.  With the
   idea of SDN, networking resources like switches, routers and types of
   Network Elements (NEs)are managed as kinds of virtual resources,
   forming virtual networks so as to provide rather flexible services to
   network users.  In this research process, we noticed that how to
   price the services and the use of virtual network resources in an SDN
   is as critical as how the SDN is defined.  We consider that it seems
   a precious idea to treat a service pricing mechanism as part of the
   SDN framework and to manage it in a software-defined way.

   Network service prices are traditionally determined by service
   providers in a rather rigid way, which lacks of flexibility and
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