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Enabling Edge Computing Using Container Orchestration and Software Defined Networking

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.advisor Ahola, Kimmo
dc.contributor.author Rodriguez Yaguache, Felipe
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-27T19:39:51Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-27T19:39:51Z
dc.date.issued 2019-10-21
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/40810
dc.description.abstract With software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WAN) being increasingly adopted, and Kubernetes becoming the de-facto container orchestration tool, the opportunities for deploying edge-computing applications running over a SD-WAN scenario are vast. In this context, a service discovery function will help developing a dynamic infrastructure where clients are able to seek and find particular services. Service discovery also enables a self-healing network capable of detecting the unavailable services. Most of the research in the service discovery field focuses in the discovery of cloud-based services over software-defined networks (SDN). A lack of research in containerized service discovery over SD-WAN is evident. In this thesis, an in-house service discovery solution that works alongside a container orchestrator for allowing an improved traffic handling and better user experience through containerized service discovery and service requests redirection is developed. First, a proof-of-concept SD-WAN topology was implemented alongside a Kubernetes cluster and the in-house service discovery solution. Next, the implementation's performance is tested based on the time required for discovering whether a service has been created, updated or removed. Finally, improvements in node distance computation, local breakout support and the usage of data plane programmability are discussed. en
dc.format.extent 57+7
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Enabling Edge Computing Using Container Orchestration and Software Defined Networking en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Sähkötekniikan korkeakoulu fi
dc.subject.keyword edge computing en
dc.subject.keyword SD-WAN en
dc.subject.keyword virtualization en
dc.subject.keyword orchestration en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201910275814
dc.programme.major Communications Engineering fi
dc.programme.mcode ELEC3029 fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Kantola, Raimo
dc.programme CCIS - Master’s Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences (TS2013) fi
dc.location P1 fi
local.aalto.electroniconly yes
local.aalto.openaccess yes


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