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Adaptive control of virtualized resources in utility computing environments

Pradeep Padala, Kang G. Shin, Xiaoyun Zhu, Mustafa Uysal, Zhikui Wang, Sharad Singhal, Arif Merchant, Kenneth Salem
2007 Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGOPS/EuroSys European Conference on Computer Systems 2007 - EuroSys '07  
In this paper, we develop an adaptive resource control system that dynamically adjusts the resource shares to individual tiers in order to meet application-level QoS goals while achieving high resource  ...  We experimented with two multi-tier applications in this virtual data center: a twotier implementation of RUBiS, an online auction site, and a two-tier Java implementation of TPC-W.  ...  RELATED WORK Control theory has recently been applied to computer systems for resource management and performance control [10, 14, 13, 17] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1272996.1273026 dblp:conf/eurosys/PadalaSZUWSMS07 fatcat:4grftp227fdxtl63tlov5wmw6q

Adaptive control of virtualized resources in utility computing environments

Pradeep Padala, Kang G. Shin, Xiaoyun Zhu, Mustafa Uysal, Zhikui Wang, Sharad Singhal, Arif Merchant, Kenneth Salem
2007 ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review  
In this paper, we develop an adaptive resource control system that dynamically adjusts the resource shares to individual tiers in order to meet application-level QoS goals while achieving high resource  ...  We experimented with two multi-tier applications in this virtual data center: a twotier implementation of RUBiS, an online auction site, and a two-tier Java implementation of TPC-W.  ...  RELATED WORK Control theory has recently been applied to computer systems for resource management and performance control [10, 14, 13, 17] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1272998.1273026 fatcat:lnxws5ugxfetjnpotben6pocdq

SLA_Driven Adaptive Resource Allocation for Virtualized Servers

Wei ZHANG, Li RUAN, Mingfa ZHU, Limin XIAO, Jiajun LIU, Xiaolan TANG, Yiduo MEI, Ying SONG, Yuzhong SUN
2012 IEICE transactions on information and systems  
However, this poses new challenges for resource management. Web workloads which are dominant in data centers are known to vary dynamically with time.  ...  To address the problem, we propose a system architecture that combines response time measurements and analysis of user experience for resource allocation.  ...  TPC-W [30] is an E-Commerce benchmark that models after an online book store. It consists of two tiers, that is front-end application tier and the backend database tier.  ... 
doi:10.1587/transinf.e95.d.2833 fatcat:o7d7ytzu2ra33eot22rt75d77q

Effective resource and workload management in data centers

Lei Lu, Evgenia Smirni
2014 2014 IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS)  
The App Manager from each vApp talks to the RP Manager where an Arbiter module addresses resource contention and computes the ideal values of VM-level and RP-level resource set-AppRM at work across vApps  ...  A natual extensioin is to develop a system mechanism to add or remove an VM instance for one tier of a multi-tiered system while maintaining the system functionality.  ... 
doi:10.1109/noms.2014.6838287 dblp:conf/noms/LuS14 fatcat:nk2l6njvzbhkfmhg6f5ewimf6m

A survey on performance management for internet applications

Jordi Guitart, Jordi Torres, Eduard Ayguadé
2010 Concurrency and Computation  
For this reason, recent research has comprehensively explored mechanisms for managing the performance of these applications, with special focus on dealing with overload situations and providing QoS guarantees  ...  We present a complete taxonomy that characterizes and classifies these proposals into several categories including request scheduling, admission control, service differentiation, dynamic resource management  ...  The authors propose a two-layered controller architecture: a utilization controller that controls the resource allocation for a single application tier and an arbiter controller that controls the resource  ... 
doi:10.1002/cpe.1470 fatcat:bxlovt3kf5hyvbu4hrjdpamvra

Energy-Efficient Datacenters

Massoud Pedram
2012 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems  
With power consumption becoming an increasingly important issue for the operation and maintenance of the hosting centers, corporate and business owners are becoming increasingly concerned.  ...  The goal of this paper is to provide an introduction to resource provisioning and power/thermal management problems in datacenters and to review strategies that maximize the datacenter energy efficiency  ...  Acknowledgement-I would like to thank my Ph.D. student, Hadi Goudarzi, who contributed heavily to the extensive prior work review provided in this paper, and anonymous reviewers for their valuable suggestions  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcad.2012.2212898 fatcat:evaz3gc7mjdrphuq2v75g2dona

SCOC: High-radix switches made of bufferless clos networks

Nikolaos Chrysos, Cyriel Minkenberg, Mark Rudquist, Claude Basso, Brian Vanderpool
2015 2015 IEEE 21st International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA)  
In today's datacenters handling big data and for exascale computers of tomorrow, there is a pressing need for highradix switches to economically and efficiently unify the computing and storage resources  ...  SCOC is a multi-stage bufferless network with O( N 2 m ) cost, where m is a design parameter, practically ranging between 4 − 16.  ...  This much expected technological breakthrough will accelerate exascale-class systems, which seek to sustain the I/O byte-per-flop ratio of today while increasing the capacity of compute nodes by multiple  ... 
doi:10.1109/hpca.2015.7056050 dblp:conf/hpca/ChrysosMRBV15 fatcat:duy2jjvdhzdjfo3x3spzoslfie

Network and server resource management strategies for data centre infrastructures: A survey

Fung Po Tso, Simon Jouet, Dimitrios P. Pezaros
2016 Computer Networks  
Coupling such distributed measurement with logically centralised Software Defined Networking (SDN) principles, we subsequently discuss the challenges and opportunities for converged resource management  ...  In this paper, we present an extensive survey on the management of server and network resources over virtualised Cloud DC infrastructures, highlighting key concepts and results, and critically discussing  ...  We then presented an extensive discussion on research opportunities for adaptive and converged resource management for virtualised DCs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2016.07.002 fatcat:gcvbvxczprb2lpx4jkl2hpb5hq

D6.3: Analysis of New Services

Janez Povh, Andrej Kastrin, Miroslaw Kupczyk, Luigi Calori, Marcin Krotkiewski, Felip Moll, Andreas Panteli, Zoltan Kiss, Nevena Ilieva-Litova
2015 Zenodo  
Services which are analysed in this document are: Service 1: The provision of urgent computing Service 2: Links with large-scale scientific instruments Service 3: Integrating tools and methods to simplify  ...  Partners working on this task were grouped in four subgroups, one for each new service.  ...  • There is no support for resource management systems, such as SLURM, which is a must in multi-user, multi-instrument environment with a constant high sequencing throughput. • For the largest part the  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6801709 fatcat:spsbse5x4fdfxhumy6jmem5oca

Towards "Zero-buffer" Datacenter Networks [article]

Mowei Wang, Cong Liang, Yashe Liu, Yong Jiang, Yong Cui
2021 arXiv   pre-print
It leverages an optimistic sending mechanism to reduce the latency overhead induced by the centralized control.  ...  Fastpod explores an extreme end of the design spectrum and can be treated as a thought experiment to raise discussion in the community of data center networks.  ...  The arbiter needs to schedule intrapod and inter-pod traffic at the same time, and maintain their fairness to prevent starvation.  ... 
arXiv:2109.13065v1 fatcat:vbv5jr4iknhijop6hsnqarswhy

The Grid Economy

R. Buyya, D. Abramson, S. Venugopal
2005 Proceedings of the IEEE  
This paper identifies challenges in managing resources in a Grid computing environment and proposes computational economy as a metaphor for effective management of resources and application scheduling.  ...  It identifies distributed resource management challenges and requirements of economy-based Grid systems, and discusses various representative economy-based systems, both historical and emerging, for cooperative  ...  On the other hand, in Grid systems, brokers, and GSPs are provided with an interaction protocol, but they choose their own private strategy (similar to multi-agent systems), which cannot be imposed from  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2004.842784 fatcat:6fgfoled7jgmvkwwri5sg44jyi

An Evaluation of Server Consolidation Workloads for Multi-Core Designs

Natalie Enright Jerger, Dana Vantrease, Mikko Lipasti
2007 2007 IEEE 10th International Symposium on Workload Characterization  
While chip multiprocessors with ten or more cores will be feasible within a few years, the search for applications that fully exploit their attributes continues.  ...  In the meantime, one sure-fire application for such machines will be to serve as consolidation platforms for sets of workloads that previously occupied multiple discrete systems.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank our anonymous reviewers for their helpful feedback and in particular Ravi Iyer for his suggestions on this work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iiswc.2007.4362180 dblp:conf/iiswc/JergerVL07 fatcat:emv722pbfza3zflixvt67the34

Grand Challenges in Resilience: Autonomous System Resilience through Design and Runtime Measures [article]

Saurabh Bagchi, Vaneet Aggarwal, Somali Chaterji, Fred Douglis, Aly El Gamal, Jiawei Han, Brian J. Henz, Hank Hoffmann, Suman Jana, Milind Kulkarni, Felix Xiaozhu Lin, Karen Marais (+4 others)
2020 arXiv   pre-print
For resilience-by-design, we focus on design methods in software that are needed for our cyber systems to be resilient.  ...  In contrast, for resilience-by-reaction, we discuss how to make systems resilient by responding, reconfiguring, or recovering at runtime when failures happen.  ...  availability. 5) Use of compute power close to the client devices to increase the resilience of large-scale multi-tier systems.  ... 
arXiv:1912.11598v3 fatcat:d4lf2vs4yjbbrnrg7hk65qtbbm

Vision Paper: Grand Challenges in Resilience: Autonomous System Resilience through Design and Runtime Measures

Saurabh Bagchi, Vaneet Aggarwal, Somali Chaterji, Fred Douglis, Aly El Gamal, Jiawei Han, Brian Henz, Henry Hoffmann, Suman Jana, Milind Kulkarni, Felix Xiaozhu Lin, Karen Marais (+3 others)
2020 IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society  
For resilience-by-design, we focus on design methods in software that are needed for our cyber systems to be resilient.  ...  We also discuss the notion of adaptive execution to improve resilience, execution transparently and adaptively among available execution platforms (mobile/embedded, edge, and cloud).  ...  availability. 5) Use of compute power close to the client devices to increase the resilience of large-scale multi-tier systems: This involves the use of edge computing resources for redundant execution  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcs.2020.3006807 fatcat:sngt6fii3rhi7hiovtbjj5ptuy

Pliant: Leveraging Approximation to Improve Datacenter Resource Efficiency [article]

Neeraj Kulkarni, Feng Qi, Christina Delimitrou
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Cloud multi-tenancy is typically constrained to a single interactive service colocated with one or more batch, low-priority services, whose performance can be sacrificed when deemed necessary.  ...  During periods of high resource contention, Pliant employs incremental and interference-aware approximation to reduce contention in shared resources, and prevent QoS violations for co-scheduled interactive  ...  incurs in a multi-tenant system.  ... 
arXiv:1804.05671v1 fatcat:wsgc5ovnqffihdgn7mwyqfok64
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