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  • PaaS-IaaS inter-layer adaptation in an energy-aware cloud environment 

    Djemame, Karim; Bosch, Raimon; Kavanagh, Richard; Alvarez, Pol; Ejarque, Jorge; Guitart Fernández, Jordi; Blasi, Lorenzo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-06)
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    Cloud computing providers resort to a variety of techniques to improve energy consumption at each level of the cloud computing stack. Most of these techniques consider resource-level energy optimization at IaaS layer. This ...
  • Do we all really know what a fog node is? Current trends towards an open definition 

    Marín Tordera, Eva; Masip Bruin, Xavier; García Almiñana, Jordi; Jukan, Admela; Ren, Guang-Jie; Zhu, Jiafeng (2017-09-01)
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    Fog computing has emerged as a promising technology that can bring cloud applications closer to the physical IoT devices at the network edge. While it is widely known what cloud computing is, how data centers can build the ...
  • Managing resources continuity from the edge to the cloud: Architecture and performance 

    Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Jukan, Admela; Ren, Guang-Jie (Elsevier, 2017-01-01)
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    The wide spread deployment of smart edge devices and applications that require real-time data processing, have with no doubt created the need to extend the reach of cloud computing to the edge, recently also referred to ...
  • A survey on web tracking: mechanisms, implications, and defenses 

    Bujlow, Tomasz; Carela Español, Valentín; Solé Pareta, Josep; Barlet Ros, Pere (2017-08-01)
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    Privacy seems to be the Achilles' heel of today's web. Most web services make continuous efforts to track their users and to obtain as much personal information as they can from the things they search, the sites they visit, ...
  • TelcoFog: A unified flexible fog and cloud computing architecture for 5G networks 

    Vilalta, Ricard; López Álvarez, Victor; Giorgetti, Alessio; Peng, Shuping; Orsini, Vittorio; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Serral Gracià, René; Morris, Donald; Fina, Silvia de; Cugini, Filippo; Castoldi, Piero; Mayoral, Arturo; Casellas Regi, Ramón; Martínez, Ricardo; Verikoukis, Christos; Ricart Muñoz, Raul (2017-08-01)
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    Accés obert
    Telecom operators require cloud computing and storage infrastructures, integrated with their heterogeneous access and transport networks, in order to provide software defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization ...
  • Dataclay: A distributed data store for effective inter-player data sharing 

    Marti Fraiz, Jonathan; Queralt Calafat, Anna; Gasull Moreira, Daniel; Barceló Cuerda, Alex; Costa Prats, Juan José; Cortés, Toni (2017-09-01)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    In the Big Data era, both the academic community and industry agree that a crucial point to obtain the maximum benefits from the explosive data growth is integrating information from different sources, and also combining ...
  • Knowledge-defined networking 

    Mestres Sugrañes, Albert; Rodriguez Natal, Alberto; Carner Marsal, Josep; Barlet Ros, Pere; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Sole, Marc; Muntés Mulero, Victor; Meyer, David; Barkai, Sharon; Hibbett, Mike J.; Estrada, Giovani; Coras, Florin-Tudorel; Ermagan, Vina; Latapie, Hugo; Cassar, Chris; Evans, John; Walrand, Jean; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto (2017-07-01)
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    The research community has considered in the past the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques to control and operate networks. A notable example is the Knowledge Plane proposed by D.Clark et al. However, ...
  • ABNO-driven content distribution in the telecom cloud 

    Gifre Renom, Lluís; Tornatore, Massimo; Contreras Murillo, Luis Miguel; Mukherjee, Biswanath; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (2017-11-01)
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    As current traffic growth is expected to strain capacity of today¿s metro network, novel content distribution architectures where contents are placed closer to the users are being investigated. In that regard, telecom ...
  • Performance analysis and optimization of automatic speech recognition 

    Tabani, Hamid; Arnau Montañés, José María; Tubella Murgadas, Jordi; González Colás, Antonio María (2017-08-12)
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    Fast and accurate Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) is emerging as a key application for mobile devices. Delivering ASR on such devices is challenging due to the compute-intensive nature of the problem and the power ...
  • On the benefits of resource disaggregation for virtual data centre provisioning in optical data centres 

    Pagès Cruz, Albert; Serrano, Ruben; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore (2017-07-15)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    Virtual Data Centre (VDC) allocation requires the provisioning of both computing and network resources. Their joint provisioning allows for an optimal utilization of the physical Data Centre (DC) infrastructure resources. ...

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