Improving the efficiency of software deployment and operation, developing the open developer’s ecosystem.
The Cloud Native based core network application has the following four characteristics:
1) Microservice architecture: The application adopts the idea of “high cohesion, low coupling” to design and divide the service into a series of small services. Each service focuses on a single business function, and runs in an independent process, but boundaries between services are clear and light. The lightweight communication mechanism is used for communication with each other to achieve a complete application and meet the needs of the services and users.
2) Self-service: Based on the Microservice architecture, it is highly automated with respect to the blueprint design, resource scheduling and lifecycle management, application state monitoring, and control strategy update. The effective linkage between links enables a closed-loop feedback mechanism to achieve one-click deployment, full autonomy, and efficient management of services.
3) Lightweight virtualization: The cloud native application and the underlying virtualization technology are decoupled and can be deployed in the container technology to improve resource utilization, and make fast delivery and agile maintenance of services.
4) Stateless: The user's access and session information is stored in the data sharing layer. Each Microservice instance in different locations can obtain the latest state of the user through the data sharing layer. Stateless application design enables separation of applications from data, enabling rapid network resiliency, failure recovery, and more.
Option 2 (POC)
Help the Operators Pilot a Full 5G Architecture Network.
Option 2 is a standalone deployment option in the NextGen system, which is based on full 5G NR and 5GC wireless access. The deployment of Option 2 can be independent of that of 4G network, and the architecture can fully utilize the 5G Common Core and wireless features. The ZTE 5G Convergent Core Network Option 2 POC function mode is suitable for operators to pilot the new features of 5G and verify the 5G target network.