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Gatekeeper: Supporting Bandwidth Guarantees for Multi- tenant Datacenter Networks

Rodrigues, Henrique; Santos , Jose Renato; Turner, Yoshio; Soares, Paolo; Guedes, Dorgival
HP Laboratories


Keyword(s): networking, virtualization, QoS, multi-tenancy, cloud computing, data center

Abstract: Cloud environments should provide network performance isolation for co-located untrusted tenants in a virtualized datacenter. We present key properties that a performance isolation solution should satisfy, and present our progress on Gatekeeper, a system designed to meet these requirements. Experiments on our Xen- based implementation of Gatekeeper in a datacenter cluster demonstrate effective and flexible control of ingress/egress link bandwidth for tenant virtual machines under both TCP and greedy unresponsive UDP traffic.

8 Pages

Additional Publication Information: To be presented at Workshop on I/O Virtualization (WIOV'11), Portland, OR, June 14, 2011.

External Posting Date: June 6, 2011 [Fulltext]. Approved for External Publication
Internal Posting Date: June 6, 2011 [Fulltext]

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