Dynamic video service migration in flying edge computing networks
Keywords:MEC, FEC, QoE Support, Service Migration, UAV
Recently, Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) and service migration policies have shown promising results to improve the user experience and optimize infrastructure resources. In addition, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) appear as a promising solution to provide cloud service in collaboration with traditional MEC scenarios. However, in conjunction with the resources available on users' devices, contextual information has been ignored by most policies. In this article, we propose a service migration strategy based on contextual information and evaluate the influence of user mobility on migration strategies, called DVSM. Simulation results highlight the superior performance of the DVSM compared to state-of-the-art algorithms and a performance equivalent to the optimal solution when the collection and analysis of context information are carried out correctly.
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