New caching system under uncertainty for Mobile Edge Computing

Abstract : Edge caching is one of the most emerging technologies recognized as a content retrieval solution in the edge of the network. It has been also considered as enabling technology of mobile edge computing (MEC) that presents an interesting opportunity to perform caching services. Particularly, the MEC servers are implemented directly at the base stations (BSs) which enable edge caching and ensure deployment in close-proximity to the mobile users. However, the integration of servers in mobile edge computing environment (base stations) complicates the energy saving issue because the power consumed by mobile edge computing servers (MECS) is costly especially when the load changes dynamically over time. Furthermore, users with mobile devices arise their demands, introducing the challenge of handling such mobile content requests beside the limited caching size. Thus, it is necessary and crucial for caching mechanisms to consider the mentioned factors, meanwhile most existing studies focus on cache allocation, content popularity and cache design. In this paper, we present an energy-efficient fuzzy caching strategy for edge devices that takes into consideration four influencing features of mobile environment, while introducing a hardware implementation using Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) to cut the overall energy requirements.
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Sarra Mehamel, Samia Bouzefrane, Khaled Slimani, Mehammed Daoui. New caching system under uncertainty for Mobile Edge Computing. The Fourth IEEE International Conference on Fog and Mobile Edge Computing, Jun 2019, Rome, Italy. ⟨hal-02412818⟩

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