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Optimal Placement Algorithms for Virtual Machines

Bellur, Umesh; Rao, Chetan S; SD, Madhu Kumar;
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  • Published: 23 Nov 2010
Abstract
Cloud computing provides a computing platform for the users to meet their demands in an efficient, cost-effective way. Virtualization technologies are used in the clouds to aid the efficient usage of hardware. Virtual machines (VMs) are utilized to satisfy the user needs and are placed on physical machines (PMs) of the cloud for effective usage of hardware resources and electricity in the cloud. Optimizing the number of PMs used helps in cutting down the power consumption by a substantial amount. In this paper, we present an optimal technique to map virtual machines to physical machines (nodes) such that the number of required nodes is minimized. We provide two ...
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free text keywords: Computer Science - Distributed, Parallel, and Cluster Computing, C.2.4, G.1.6
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