Quality of service evaluation based on network slicing for software-defined 5G systems
This paper presents the evaluation of the quality of service parameters provided by the network slicing approach for 5G networks based on a software-defined networking environment. The open source controller Floodlight made bandwidth allocation decisions by assigning network slices to user profiles on particular topologies. The objective is to control the bandwidth resources that allow to guarantee latency and reliability values according to the type of service in a sliced 5G network. Thus, it was possible to demonstrate the versatility and scalability of the Floodlight controller, which reduced the loss rate by 10% in a congested network and ensured delays of less than 700ms in applications such as VoIP and video streaming sharing a channel with a limited bit rate of 5 Mbps.
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