Flow Handover Management Scheme based on QoS in SDN Considering IoT

IoT를 고려한 SDN에서 QoS 기반 플로우 핸드오버 관리 방법

  • Kyung, Yeun-Woong (Division of Computer Engineering, Hanshin University) ;
  • Kim, Tae-Kook (Department of Information, Communications & Software Engineering, Tongmyong University)
  • 경연웅 (한신대학교 컴퓨터공학부) ;
  • 김태국 (동명대학교 정보통신소프트웨어학과)
  • Received : 2020.02.20
  • Accepted : 2020.03.23
  • Published : 2020.06.30


In this paper, we propose a QoS-based handover management scheme in SDN. Even though there have been lots of recent services such as IoT, the conventional networks provide a monolitic handover method without considerations on flow-specific QoS features. For example, the conventional Internet provides a handover method which only considers IP continuity. On the other hand, 4G and 5G networks use a strict handover method for all kinds of flows with resource reservations. This means that it is difficult to guarantee the QoS requirements for the flow with a strict QoS requirement in Internet and the inefficient resource utilization can occur in the 4G and 5G because of the strict QoS-based handover management. The proposed scheme proposes the flow handover management scheme based on QoS requirements according to the SDN controller's management. From the network operators' perspective, the proposed scheme can provide the efficient resource utilization as well as QoS provisioning.


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