Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):

D. Borgetto, M. Maurer, G. Da-Costa, J. Pierson, I. Brandic:
"Energy-efficient and SLA-Aware Management of IaaS Clouds";
Talk: 3rd International Conference on Future Energy Systems, e-­Energy 2012, Madrid, Spain; 2012-05-09 - 2012-05-11; in: "Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Future Energy Systems, e-­Energy 2012", ACM, (2012), ISBN: 978-1-4503-1055-0; Paper ID 25, 10 pages.

English abstract:
Cloud computing utilizes arbitrary mega-scale computing infrastructures and is currently revolutionizing the ICT landscape
by allowing remote access to computing power and data over the Internet. Besides the huge economical impact Cloud technology exhibits a high potential to be a cornerstone of a new generation of sustainable and energy-efficient ICT. The challenging issue thereby is the energy-efficient utilization of physical machines (PMs) and the resourceefficient management of virtual machines (VMs) while attaining promised non-functional qualities of service expressed
by means of Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Currently, there exist solutions for PM power management, VM migrations, and dynamic reconfiguration of VMs. However, most of the existing approaches consider each of them alone, and only use rudimentary concepts for migration costs or disrespect the nature of the highly volatile workloads. In this paper we present an integrated approach for VM migration and reconfiguration, and PM power management.
Thereby, we incorporate an autonomic management loop, where proactive actions are suggested for all three areas in a hierarchically structured way. We evaluate our approach with both, synthetic workload data and real-word monitoring data of a Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) application used for the protein folding in the bioinformatics area. The efficacy of our approach is evaluated by considering classical algorithms like First Fit, Monte Carlo and Vector Packing, adapted for energy-efficient reallocation. The results show energy savings up to 61.6% while keeping acceptably low
SLA violation rates.

Energy-Efficiency, Iaas, Clouds, Migration, Virtual Machine, Algorithms, Reallocation

"Official" electronic version of the publication (accessed through its Digital Object Identifier - DOI)

Related Projects:
Project Head Ivona Brandic:
Foundations of Self-governing ICT Infrastructures

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