Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/81897
Title: Bio-inspired heuristics for VM consolidation in Cloud data centers
Authors: Wang, JV 
Ganganath, N 
Cheng, CT 
Tse, CK 
Keywords: Bio-inspired
Heuristics
Resource management
Utilization correlation
Virtual machine (VM) consolidation
Issue Date: Mar-2020
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Source: IEEE systems journal, Mar. 2020, v. 14, no. 1, p. 152-163 How to cite?
Journal: IEEE systems journal 
Abstract: In infrastructure-as-a-service environments, Cloud data centers employ virtualization technology to host various applications in virtual machines (VMs) and enable application isolation on shared physical resources. Additionally, live VM migration has been adopted to perform load balancing by moving VMs across distinct hosts. However, co-located VMs that show significant positive correlations on their CPU utilization patterns are at a higher risk of triggering overloading events and incurring performance degradation, even when their host is operating below its critical limits. To address this problem, a VM consolidation mechanism inspired by host-switching behaviors in symbiotic associates is proposed in this paper. In the proposed mechanism, hosts and VMs in Cloud data centers represent symbionts in an ecosystem. Two heuristic functions, inspired by host susceptibility and symbiotic coefficient among symbionts, are proposed to yield better resource utilization via VM consolidations. Experiment results demonstrate that the proposed mechanism can achieve reductions in both energy consumption and service level agreement violations of Cloud data centers.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/81897
ISSN: 1932-8184
EISSN: 1937-9234
DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2019.2900671
Rights: © 2019 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
The following publication J. V. Wang, N. Ganganath, C. Cheng and C. K. Tse, "Bio-Inspired Heuristics for VM Consolidation in Cloud Data Centers," in IEEE Systems Journal, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 152-163, March 2020. is available at https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSYST.2019.2900671
Appears in Collections:Journal/Magazine Article

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Wang_Bio-Inspired_Heuristics_VM.pdfPre-published version2.59 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
Access
View full-text via PolyU eLinks SFX Query
Show full item record
PIRA download icon_1.1View/Download Contents

Page view(s)

131
Citations as of May 6, 2020

Download(s)

14
Citations as of May 6, 2020

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.