Service-oriented testbed infrastructures and cross-domain federation for future internet research
This article outlines the necessity for federated service oriented testbeds in order to accommodate the requirements of Future Internet research. Extensive investigations have been carried out in the networking and grid computing area during the last decades. These activities have successfully instantiated a number of large scale collaborative network testbeds and network emulation testbeds. The article describes an architectural approach on how to design service oriented testbeds and federate them across the boundaries of administrative domains to provide testing and development platforms that serve the needs of Future Internet research not only on the networking layer but also in the service and control platform layers.