My research interests

  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Data Center Networks

Publications

    Journals / magazines

  1. Container Network Functions: Bringing NFV to the Network Edge. Richard Cziva and Dimitrios P Pezaros, IEEE Communications Magazine 2017 June. Full paper
  2. SDN-based Virtual Machine Management for Cloud Data Centers. Richard Cziva, Simon Jouet, David Stapleton, Fung Po Tso and Dimitrios P Pezaros, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM) 2016. Full paper
  3. Book chapters

  4. SDNFV-based DDoS detection and remediation in multi-tenant, virtualised infrastructures. Abeer Ali, Richard Cziva, Simon Jouet and Dimitrios Pezaros, Guide to Security in SDN and NFV - Challenges, Opportunities, and Applications (Springer) 2017. Full chapter
  5. SDN in Cloud Data Centres. Richard Cziva, Simon Jouet and Dimitrios Pezaros, Big Data and Software Defined Networks (IET Book) 2017. Full chapter
  6. Conference proceedings

  7. Synergistic Policy and Virtual Machine Consolidation in Cloud Data Centers. Lin Cui, Richard Cziva, Fung Po Tso, Dimitrios P Pezaros, IEEE INFOCOM 2016, San Francisco, CA, US. Full paper
  8. GNFC: Towards Network Function Cloudification. Richard Cziva, Simon Jouet and Dimitrios P Pezaros, IEEE NFV-SDN 2015, San Francisco, CA, US. Full paper PDF
  9. Container-based Network Function Virtualization for Software Defined Networks. Richard Cziva, Simon Jouet, Kyle White and Dimitrios P Pezaros, IEEE ISCC 2015, Larnaca, Cyprus. Full paper PDF
  10. Arbitrary Packet Matching in OpenFlow. Simon Jouet, Richard Cziva and Dimitrios P Pezaros, IEEE HPSR 2015, Budapest, Hungary. Best paper award Full paper PDF
  11. SDN-based Virtual Machine Management for Cloud Data Centers. Richard Cziva, David Stapleton, Fung Po Tso and Dimitrios P Pezaros, IEEE CLOUDNET 2014, Luxembourg.Best paper award Full paper PDF
  12. Workshop papers

  13. High-Performance Virtualized SDN Switches for Experimental Network Testbeds. Richard Cziva, Jerry Sobieski and Yatish Kumar, INDIS@SuperComputing 2016, Salt Lake City, UT, US. Full paper
  14. Demo / poster papers

  15. Ruru: High-speed, Flow-level Latency Measurement and Visualization of Live Internet Traffic. Richard Cziva, Christopher Lorier and Dimitrios P Pezaros, ACM SIGCOMM 2017, Los Angeles, CA, US. Demo
  16. On the Latency Benefits of Edge NFV. Richard Cziva and Dimitrios P Pezaros, ACM/IEEE ANCS 2017, Beijing, China. Poster
  17. Roaming edge vNFs using Glasgow Network Functions. Richard Cziva, Simon Jouet and Dimitrios P Pezaros, ACM SIGCOMM 2016, Florianopolis, Brazil. Demo PDF
  18. Programmable Dataplane for Next Generation Networks. Simon Jouet, Richard Cziva and Dimitrios P Pezaros, USENIX NSDI 2016, Santa Clara, CA, US. Poster
  19. Energy-Efficient Packet Classification for Network Function Virtualization. Richard Cziva, Simon Jouet and Dimitrios P Pezaros, USENIX NSDI 2016, Santa Clara, CA, US. Poster