As of release Liberty, OpenStack supports provisioning Bare-metal, Virtual machine (VM) and container based hosts. These different hosts incur different overheads and the main goal of this paper is to empirically quantify that overhead through a series of experiments. 

Full abstract in IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1109/ICIN.2017.7899247


Nicolas Seyvet, Konstantinos Vandikas, Ericsson Research;
Charalampos Gavriil Kominos, Department of Computer Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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Presented March 2017, 20th Conference on Innovations in Clouds, Internet and Networks (ICIN) RA Security

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