iVMp: an Interactive VM Placement Algorithm for Agile Capital Allocation

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Title: iVMp: an Interactive VM Placement Algorithm for Agile Capital Allocation
Authors: Li, XiVentresque, AnthonyStokes, NicolaThorburn, JamesMurphy, John
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7144
Date: 3-Jun-2013
Online since: 2015-10-05T08:42:46Z
Abstract: Server consolidation is an important problem in any enterprise, where capital allocators (CAs) must approve any cost saving plans involving the acquisition or allocation of new assets and the decommissioning of inefficient assets. Our paper describes iVMp an interactive VM placement algorithm, that allows CAs to become 'agile' capital allocators that can interactively propose and update constraints and preferences as placements are recommended by the system. To the best of our knowledge this is the first time that this interactive VM placement recommendation problem has been addressed in the academic literature. Our results show that the proposed algorithm finds near optimal solutions in a highly efficient manner.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
metadata.dc.description.othersponsorship: Lero
Enterprise Ireland Innovation Partnership
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Copyright (published version): 2013 IEEE
Keywords: Capital AllocationServer consolidationVM placement
DOI: 10.1109/CLOUD.2013.4
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: IEEE 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing, Santa Clara Marriott, CA, USA, 28 June - 3 July, 2013
Appears in Collections:Computer Science Research Collection
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