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Modeling and Simulation Tools for Fog Computing—A Comprehensive Survey from a Cost Perspective

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Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Ioannina, GR-47100 Arta, Greece
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Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, GR-45110 Ioannina, Greece
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Future Internet 2020, 12(5), 89; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi12050089
Received: 17 April 2020 / Revised: 10 May 2020 / Accepted: 13 May 2020 / Published: 16 May 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Network Cost Reduction in Cloud/Fog Computing Environments)
Fog computing is an emerging and evolving technology, which bridges the cloud with the network edges, allowing computing to work in a decentralized manner. As such, it introduces a number of complex issues to the research community and the industry alike. Both of them have to deal with many open challenges including architecture standardization, resource management and placement, service management, Quality of Service (QoS), communication, participation, to name a few. In this work, we provide a comprehensive literature review along two axes—modeling with an emphasis in the proposed fog computing architectures and simulation which investigates the simulation tools which can be used to develop and evaluate novel fog-related ideas. View Full-Text
Keywords: fog computing; modeling; simulatiom tools; cost fog computing; modeling; simulatiom tools; cost
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Margariti, S.V.; Dimakopoulos, V.V.; Tsoumanis, G. Modeling and Simulation Tools for Fog Computing—A Comprehensive Survey from a Cost Perspective. Future Internet 2020, 12, 89.

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