Master of Science (MS)
First Advisor's Name
S. Masoud Sadjadi
First Advisor's Committee Title
Second Advisor's Name
Third Advisor's Name
Peter J. Clarke
Cloud Computing, virtual machines
Date of Defense
The current infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud systems, allow users to load their own virtual machines. However, most of these systems do not provide users with an automatic mechanism to load a network topology of virtual machines. In order to specify and implement the network topology, we use software switches and routers as network elements. Before running a group of virtual machines, the user needs to set up the system once to specify a network topology of virtual machines. Then, given the user’s request for running a specific topology, our system loads the appropriate virtual machines (VMs) and also runs separated VMs as software switches and routers. Furthermore, we have developed a manager that handles physical hardware failure situations. This system has been designed in order to allow users to use the system without knowing all the internal technical details.
Shafaatdoost, Mani, "Approaches to Provisioning Network Topology of Virtual Machines in Cloud Systems" (2012). FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 784.
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