We have developed a prototype for mobile service chaining to experiment with the function call based composition method provided by the Click modular router. The prototype allows flexible management of feature sets, including the support for relocating user chains using context transfer. We provide a thorough performance evaluation, draw conclusions and propose a versatile execution environment, which combines various composition and processing methods in order to achieve high performance packet processing for 5G networks.
Balázs Pinczel, Dániel Géhberger, Zoltán Turányi and Bence Formanek, Ericsson Research.
Presented Nov 18, 2015 at IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization & Software Defined Networks, NFV-SDN 2015.
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