Implementing virtual platform for global-scale cyber physical system networks

Sungwon Ahn, Hyuck Yoo, Shinhyung Lee, Hyungsoo Lee, Sung Jo Kim

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    Summary The need for global-scale cyber physical system (CPS) is increasing with the evolution of CPS research. A global-scale CPS requires additional considerations beyond the well-known CPS requirements, such as security, reliability, and timely delivery, which cannot be easily satisfied when a CPS becomes global scale. Building an entire dedicated network for a global-scale CPS cannot be a solution, because it requires a large capital outlay in order to be actualized. To overcome these obstacles, we implement a virtual platform named Xebra that includes effective CPS middleware for realizing a global-scale CPS and isolation techniques based on virtualization. In this paper, we discuss the requirements for realizing global-scale CPS network, and also, we introduce our implementation as a virtual platform with its performance evaluation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1899-1920
    Number of pages22
    JournalInternational Journal of Communication Systems
    Issue number13
    Publication statusPublished - 2015 Sept 10


    • cyber physical system
    • global-scale
    • high-performance
    • virtual network platform
    • Xen

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Computer Networks and Communications


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