UPNP-BASED DISCOVERY AND MANAGEMENT OF HYPERVISORS AND VIRTUAL MACHINES

Sławomir Zieliński, Tomasz Handzlik, Tomasz Lewicki

Abstract


The paper introduces a Universal Plug and Play based discovery and management toolkitthat facilitates collaboration between cloud infrastructure providers and users. The presentedtools construct a unified hierarchy of devices and their management-related services, thatrepresents the current deployment of users’ (virtual) infrastructures in the provider’s (physical)infrastructure as well as the management interfaces of respective devices. The hierarchycan be used to enhance the capabilities of the provider’s infrastructure management system.To maintain user independence, the set of management operations exposed by a particulardevice is always defined by the device owner (either the provider or user).

Keywords


discovery; management; hypervisor; virtual machine; UPnP

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7494/csci.2011.12.0.137

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