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Distributed Scheduling via Pricing in a Communication Network [chapter]

Tiina Heikkinen
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper addresses the issue of pricing-based distributed resource allocation via scheduling in a communication network.  ...  Dynamic real-time pricing concepts are discussed for the decentralized sharing of network resources.  ...  Introduction This paper addresses the issue of efficient dynamic resource allocation via distributed scheduling in a communication network.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-47906-6_69 fatcat:65fdo4t3nvfmjaqhuinoqg3diq

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT IN CLOUD COMPUTING USING RESOURCE CLUSTERING

Malathy
2013 Journal of Computer Science  
Cloud computing is a computing paradigm in which the various tasks are assigned to a combination of connections, software and services that can be accessed over the network.  ...  In this study, resource usage distribution for a group of nodes with identical resource usages patterns are identified and kept as a cluster and is named as resource clustering approach.  ...  Gu et al. (2012) proposed a resource scheduling strategy based on genetic algorithm to produce best load balancing and reduces dynamic migration.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jcssp.2013.671.677 fatcat:vziixo2slffmzpaare7wvhi4mi

EN-TASK: Energy-Temporal and Structural Kit

Marija D. Ilic
2006 2006 38th North American Power Symposium  
It is explained why is this needed, and how would such framework facilitate Dynamic Energy Control Protocols (DECPs) of the future.  ...  A broad vision for one such possible framework named Energy-Temporal and Structural Kit (EN-TASK) is described.  ...  , and the capital cost of investing, on the other, is known as a peak-load pricing method [4] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/naps.2006.360148 fatcat:hfyjjiul4zgbvmspej4nghdpee

Review of the quality of service scheduling mechanisms in cloud

K R RemeshBabu, Philip Samuel
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
Optimal scheduling mechanisms are needed for the efficient management of these heterogeneous resources.  ...  This paper provides a comparative study about different resource allocation, load balancing and virtual machine consolidation algorithms in cloud computing.  ...  Resource allocation is performed by scheduling of resources based on temporal and user requirement constraints.  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i3.13016 fatcat:6b6bdl6uvvethptsebfhbmxbnq

Opportunistic traffic scheduling in cellular data networks

Utpal Paul, Milind Madhav Buddhikot, Samir R. Das
2012 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks  
In this work, we consider the existence of a higher-layer, agentbased scheduling system that could potentially delay scheduling of low priority flows at peak loads.  ...  network without expending any additional resource.  ...  Due to this high variance of load, base station resources are under utilized for a significant period during the day. Dynamic resource allocation can address this situation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dyspan.2012.6478157 dblp:conf/dyspan/PaulBD12 fatcat:nbmirsm7qragpbpfndpcng4rbi

Efficient Coordination of Wind Power and Price-Responsive Demand—Part I: Theoretical Foundations

Marija D. Ilic, Le Xie, Jhi-Young Joo
2011 IEEE Transactions on Power Systems  
scheduler; and 2) statically optimized schedules and electricity prices using today's SCED from the central dispatcher back to the resources.  ...  INTRODUCTION T HIS paper is motivated by the need for better algorithms to compensate for highly variable power imbalances through the scheduling of conventional resources as well as through price-responsive  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpwrs.2011.2129542 fatcat:lnkl7gfepvfj5cmq7twfcpx6ga

Resource Management in Clouds: Survey and Research Challenges

Brendan Jennings, Rolf Stadler
2014 Journal of Network and Systems Management  
of the load; as well as the range of objectives of the different actors in a cloud ecosystem.  ...  Resource management in a cloud environment is a hard problem, due to: the scale of modern data centers; the heterogeneity of resource types and their interdependencies; the variability and unpredictability  ...  [55] , who addressed "right-sizing" of data centers-dynamically resizing the active PMs as load varies-under the control of a market-based resource allocation algorithm.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10922-014-9307-7 fatcat:foe3h5ywsrexnbzkfullvzjgke

Dynamic Pricing and Traffic Engineering for Timely Inter-Datacenter Transfers

Virajith Jalaparti, Ivan Bliznets, Srikanth Kandula, Brendan Lucier, Ishai Menache
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 conference on ACM SIGCOMM 2016 Conference - SIGCOMM '16  
A supplementary schedule adjustment module gears the agreed-upon network transfers towards an efficient operating point by optimizing timevarying operation costs.  ...  However, this separation between the economic and engineering aspects of the problem makes it difficult to steer customer demand to lightly loaded paths and times, which is important for managing costs  ...  To examine the performance of Pretium under different levels of network load, we scale the traffic matrix with a load factor; higher or lower values indicate proportionally more or less load. Solver.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2934872.2934893 dblp:conf/sigcomm/JalapartiBKLM16 fatcat:vetvfldkufczfe4ecchks3qw6u

Demand-Side Management in the Smart Grid: Information Processing for the Power Switch

Mahnoosh Alizadeh, Xiao Li, Zhifang Wang, Anna Scaglione, Ronald Melton
2012 IEEE Signal Processing Magazine  
and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (operated by Battelle under contract DE-AC05-76RL01830).  ...  He is a member of the ACM and a Senior Member of the IEEE. AUTHORS  ...  Local demand information is collected by the CC, where the distributed generation and demand scheduling are optimized under network and resource constraints.  ... 
doi:10.1109/msp.2012.2192951 fatcat:kuylzbzmgjhodjndnjmsfodmse

An interval algebra for multiprocessor resource allocation

Leandro Soares Indrusiak, Piotr Dziurzanski
2015 2015 International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling, and Simulation (SAMOS)  
It models the application load as intervals, and considers allocation and scheduling as algebraic operations over those intervals, aiming to analyse the impact of resource allocation decisions on application  ...  Examples of the usage of the proposed algebra are also provided, showing its applicability to the performance evaluation of industrial systems implemented over bus-based and Network-on-Chip multiprocessor  ...  Furthermore, the compact and simple implementation of the algebra can also be used during runtime to guide resource allocation in dynamic systems, where the application load is not known at design time  ... 
doi:10.1109/samos.2015.7363672 dblp:conf/samos/IndrusiakD15 fatcat:wfnmkrsg5zed3es4hck5bffuii

Dynamic Optimal Power Flow for Active Distribution Networks

Simon Gill, Ivana Kockar, Graham W. Ault
2014 IEEE Transactions on Power Systems  
2014) Dynamic optimal power flow for active distribution networks. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 29 (1). pp. 121-131. ISSN 0885-8950 , http://dx.  ...  The results presented here show that within the DOPF model simple optimal load-scheduling can be combined with ESS and curtailment schemes in a format that is flexible enough to consider more complex schemes  ...  of import / maximize revenue from export: min (2) This objective uses an exogenous electricity price and is of interest where the load and DG capacity on the distribution network is small compared with  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpwrs.2013.2279263 fatcat:wgc4kswyjrbjpaicdw4lgpqz24

Scheduling variable-size packets in the DAVID metropolitan area network

A. Bianco, J.M. Finochietto, F. Neri, V. Sarra, G. Galante
2004 2004 IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE Cat. No.04CH37577)  
DAVID is a research project sponsored by the European Union aimed at the design of an optical packet-switched network for the transport of IP traffic.  ...  Access is regulated by a dynamic time-division multiple-access scheme allocating slots in sets of wavelengths that provide multi-channel pipes among ring pairs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been funded as part of the European Union IST DAVID project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc.2004.1312808 dblp:conf/icc/BiancoFNSG04 fatcat:drw2idhbkzfzlnzrtnih3irpae

Sensing as a service: A cloud computing system for mobile phone sensing

Xiang Sheng, Xuejie Xiao, Jian Tang, Guoliang Xue
2012 2012 IEEE Sensors  
Sensors on (or attached to) mobile phones can enable attractive sensing applications in different domains such as environmental monitoring, social networking, healthcare, etc.  ...  In this paper, we identify unique challenges of designing and implementing an S 2 aaS cloud, review existing systems and methods, present viable solutions, and point out future research directions.  ...  Moreover, scripting languages can enable dynamic and flexible loading of programs on mobile phones because using a scripting language, an interpreter can be integrated into mobile applications to download  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsens.2012.6411516 fatcat:kpkexawcqbhulohfeobgjkayuq

CONTROL AND EMBEDDED COMPUTING: SURVEY OF RESEARCH DIRECTIONS

Karl-Erik Årzén, Anton Cervin
2005 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
This paper provides a survey of the role of feedback control in embedded realtime systems, presented in the context of ARTIST2, the EU/IST network of excellence on design of embedded systems.  ...  The survey highlights recent research efforts and future research directions in the areas of codesign of computer-based control systems, implementation-aware embedded control systems, and control of real-time  ...  Instead, the systems adjusts its resource allocation dynamically to achieve the desired temporal behavior.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20050703-6-cz-1902.01073 fatcat:qgohhp5v4fcrbek4kuyiqqswrq

The only constant is change

Di Xie, Ning Ding, Y. Charlie Hu, Ramana Kompella
2012 Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM 2012 conference on Applications, technologies, architectures, and protocols for computer communication - SIGCOMM '12  
simple VC models waste precious networking resources.  ...  We then propose a fine-grained virtual network abstraction, Time-Interleaved Virtual Clusters (TIVC), that models the time-varying nature of the networking requirement of cloud applications.  ...  While both models provide a good start, they fail to capture the temporal dimension of network resource requirement.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2342356.2342397 dblp:conf/sigcomm/XieDHK12 fatcat:qw3ijgs4pfg5tkprkpitswwzbi
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