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An Architecture for Resource Management in a Fog-to-Cloud Framework

  • Souvik Sengupta
  • Jordi Garcia
  • Xavi Masip-Bruin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11339)

Abstract

Fog-to-cloud (F2C) platforms provide an excellent framework for the efficient resource management in the context of smart cities. In such a scenario, a vast number of heterogeneous resources, including computing devices and IoT sensors, are considered in coordination to provide the best facilities. One of the most critical and challenging tasks in this framework is appropriately managing the set of resources available in the smart city. Many devices with different features should be efficiently classified, organized, and selected, to fulfill the requirements during services execution. In this paper, we present the design of an architecture for resource management as part of a core module in an F2C system. In this architecture, we classify both, the system resources and services and, based on the users’ preferences and sharing policies; we discuss the process of resource selection according to a predefined cost model. The cost model could consider any cost dimension, such as performance, energy consumption, or any eventual business model associated with the F2C system.

Keywords

Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) Internet of Things (IoT) Resource management 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This work was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and the European Regional Development Fund, under contract TEC2015-66220-R(MINECO/FEDER) and by the H2020 EU mF2C project reference 730929.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Advanced Network Architectures Lab (CRAAX)UPC BarcelonaTechVilanova i la GeltrúSpain

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