Kubernetes provides several functions that can help service providers to deal with the management of complex container-based applications. However, most of these functions need a time-consuming and costly customization process to address service-specific requirements. The adoption of Digital Twin (DT) solutions can ease the configuration process by enabling the evaluation of multiple configurations and custom policies by means of simulation-based what-if scenario analysis. To facilitate this process, this paper proposes KubeTwin, a framework to enable the definition and evaluation of DTs of Kubernetes applications. Specifically, this work presents an in- novative simulation-based inference approach to define accurate DT models for a Kubernetes environment. We experimentally validate the proposed solution by implementing a DT model of an image recognition application that we tested under different conditions to verify the accuracy of the DT model. The soundness of these results demonstrates the validity of the KubeTwin approach and calls for further investigation.

Modeling Digital Twins of Kubernetes-Based Applications / Borsatti, Davide; Cerroni, Walter; Foschini, Luca; Grabarnik, Genady Ya.; Poltronieri, Filippo; Scotece, Domenico; Shwartz, Larisa; Stefanelli, Cesare; Tortonesi, Mauro; Zaccarini, Mattia. - ELETTRONICO. - (2023), pp. 219-224. (Intervento presentato al convegno 2023 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC) tenutosi a Gammarth, Tunisia nel July 9 2023 to July 12 2023) [10.1109/ISCC58397.2023.10217853].

Modeling Digital Twins of Kubernetes-Based Applications

Borsatti, Davide;Cerroni, Walter;Foschini, Luca;Scotece, Domenico
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2023

Abstract

Kubernetes provides several functions that can help service providers to deal with the management of complex container-based applications. However, most of these functions need a time-consuming and costly customization process to address service-specific requirements. The adoption of Digital Twin (DT) solutions can ease the configuration process by enabling the evaluation of multiple configurations and custom policies by means of simulation-based what-if scenario analysis. To facilitate this process, this paper proposes KubeTwin, a framework to enable the definition and evaluation of DTs of Kubernetes applications. Specifically, this work presents an in- novative simulation-based inference approach to define accurate DT models for a Kubernetes environment. We experimentally validate the proposed solution by implementing a DT model of an image recognition application that we tested under different conditions to verify the accuracy of the DT model. The soundness of these results demonstrates the validity of the KubeTwin approach and calls for further investigation.
2023
2023 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC)
219
224
Modeling Digital Twins of Kubernetes-Based Applications / Borsatti, Davide; Cerroni, Walter; Foschini, Luca; Grabarnik, Genady Ya.; Poltronieri, Filippo; Scotece, Domenico; Shwartz, Larisa; Stefanelli, Cesare; Tortonesi, Mauro; Zaccarini, Mattia. - ELETTRONICO. - (2023), pp. 219-224. (Intervento presentato al convegno 2023 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC) tenutosi a Gammarth, Tunisia nel July 9 2023 to July 12 2023) [10.1109/ISCC58397.2023.10217853].
Borsatti, Davide; Cerroni, Walter; Foschini, Luca; Grabarnik, Genady Ya.; Poltronieri, Filippo; Scotece, Domenico; Shwartz, Larisa; Stefanelli, Cesare; Tortonesi, Mauro; Zaccarini, Mattia
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