mF2C paper accepted in IEEE International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD) 2019

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We are delighted to announce that a research paper developed under the mF2C Project, has been accepted for presentation in the IEEE International Workshop on Computer Aided Modeling and Design of Communication Links and Networks (CAMAD) 2019, to be held on 11-13 September 2019, Limassol, Cyprus.


Title  “SFDDM: A Secure Distributed Database Management in Combined Fog-to-Cloud Systems”,

by Souvik Sengupta*, Sarang Kahvazadeh*, Xavier Masip-Bruin*, Jordi Garcia*

* Advanced Network Architectures Lab (CRAAX), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain



Technological revolutions have greatly increased the use of IoT devices for our daily life. Driving the fact that everything surrounding us is getting connected what turns into an unstoppable increase in the amount of data produced. This data represents the state of diverse environmental events and helps to control a large set of distinct activities. So, accurate and secure management of this data is essential for any computing platform. Moreover, in order to provide real-time services in a distributed system (i.e., smart city), the data should be properly and securely managed. It is well known that shifting these tasks to the edge (i.e., near to the end users), highly facilitates these two objectives. The recently proposed Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) model is intended to enable data processing near to the edge, which helps to get better latency-sensitive services. However, some challenges remain to accurately and securely manage this data over the system, mainly due to the distributed F2C nature. Thus, considering these facts and challenges, in this paper we propose an architectural solution aimed at building a secure distributed database for F2C systems. Then, considering a real-case scenario, we perform some tests to measure the performance of our proposing schema. Finally, by comparing the performance between traditional cloud, fog/edge based execution model and our proposing SFDDM, we validate the effectiveness of our proposing schema.