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Towards an autonomic performance management approach for a cloud broker environment using a decomposition–coordination based methodology

Rajat Mehrotra, Srishti Srivastava, Ioana Banicescu, Sherif Abdelwahed
2016 Future generations computer systems  
This distributed control based approach is developed using one of the decomposition-coordination methodology, named interaction balance, for interactive bidding of cloud computing resources.  ...  Efficient resource allocation of computational resources to services is one of the predominant challenges in a cloud computing environment.  ...  Interaction Count and Interaction Error Figure 6(a) shows the number of interactions between the service providers and a cloud broker for determining the optimal unit price β(k) of the cloud resources  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2015.03.020 fatcat:ruu2rqlgbbbkvorgvl332no7ie

A sequential game perspective and optimization of the smart grid with distributed data centers

Yanzhi Wang, Xue Lir, M. Pedram
2013 2013 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT)  
We provide the sequential game formulation of the interaction system, under two different dynamic pricing scenarios: the power-dependent pricing and the time-ahead pricing.  ...  To gain insights into these opportunities, we consider an interaction system of the smart grid and cloud computing.  ...  OPTIMIZATION UNDER TIME-AHEAD PRICING In the time-ahead pricing scenario, we consider the interaction system of smart grid and cloud computing and provide the sequential game formulation consisting of  ... 
doi:10.1109/isgt.2013.6497920 dblp:conf/isgt/WangLP13 fatcat:ejs5udg5tzfw5dodiszszcpbhq

Policy-Based Automation of SLA Establishment for Cloud Computing Services

Mohan Baruwal Chhetri, Quoc Bao Vo, Ryszard Kowalczyk
2012 2012 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (ccgrid 2012)  
We propose a policy-based framework for the automated establishment of SLAs for cloud computing services.  ...  supporting multiple concurrent SLA interactions using different interaction models.  ...  The policy engine computes the maximum bidding price as $0.678 based on the past 12 hours spOl pricing history which is obtained by querying the Amazon EC2 web service.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ccgrid.2012.116 dblp:conf/ccgrid/ChhetriVK12 fatcat:6xmncmnrdjcwpbrheceohmaeda

AutoSLAM -- A Policy-Driven Middleware for Automated SLA Establishment in SOA Environments

Mohan Baruwal Chhetri, Quoc Bao Vo, Ryszard Kowalczyk
2012 2012 IEEE Ninth International Conference on Services Computing  
We propose a policy-based framework for the automated establishment of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environments such as the cloud.  ...  participating in multiple concurrent SLA interactions using different interaction models.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was partially funded by the Service Delivery & Aggregation Project within the Smart Services CRC which is proudly supported by the Australian Federal Government's CRC Grant Program  ... 
doi:10.1109/scc.2012.79 dblp:conf/IEEEscc/ChhetriVK12 fatcat:hyh4iy5embaftdx2a5pnbm6w5m

Prototype Design of Decision Supports for GRID Clearinghouse Service Framework

Johannes K. Chiang, Kiekang Chao
2008 Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics  
Last but not least, this paper carries out necessary Service Interfaces and Service Data Entities.  ...  Grid Computing, as an emerging technology, facilitates computer resource sharing, distribution over the Internet.  ...  The pricing of this service may have two stages, a single stage or many stages. The detailed protocols need to support this form of interaction can be described as following (ref. Fig. 5 ).  ... 
doi:10.20965/jaciii.2008.p0523 fatcat:qb2ks3wv5nfzbdhvfe3wfesf6i

Generic Costing Scheme Using General Equilibrium Theory for Fair Cloud Service Charging

2021 KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems  
With the basis of 'pay-as-you-go' model, it makes the interactions between CSPs and the users play a vital role in shaping the Cloud computing market.  ...  Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) enable their users to access Cloud computing and storage services from anywhere in quick and flexible manners through the Internet.  ...  It is composed the interaction between Cloud users, price coordinator and service providers.  ... 
doi:10.3837/tiis.2021.01.004 fatcat:zyqwg6di25ev7mvhxhfisa7ozu

ARAM: A New Auction-based Resource Allocation Model in Cloud Computing

Nafiseh Sharghivand, Farnaz Derakhshan
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Also by adopting a dynamic pricing approach, it moderates the shortcomings of fixed pricing strategies in cloud computing, such as resource wastage and lack of fairness.  ...  One of the main challenges in cloud computing is the efficiency of the pricing and resource allocation models adopted by cloud providers.  ...  Cloud computing provides a wide variety of services.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i44/86829 fatcat:l2cf32r76naqflbahufvyj7fv4

Semantics of Data Mining Services in Cloud Computing [article]

Manuel Parra-Royon and Ghislain Atemezing and J.M. Benítez
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this article a schema for the definition of data mining services on cloud computing is presented considering all key aspects of service, such as prices, interfaces, Software Level Agreement, instances  ...  Different service definition proposals have been put forward to address the problem of describing services in Cloud Computing in a comprehensive way.  ...  CC can be seen as a model of service provision where computer resources and computing power are contracted through the Internet of services (IS) [1] .  ... 
arXiv:1806.06826v4 fatcat:xvrhrde2lbafxd3i5lr67z5rjq

Advance Billing and Metering Architecture for Infrastructure as a Service

Sukhpal Singh, Inderveer Chana
2013 International Journal of Cloud Computing and Services Science (IJ-CLOSER)  
[23] described the three pricing models that are used by cloud service providers for billing used resources, namely tiered pricing, per-unit pricing and sub-scription-based pricing.  ...  Definition of cloud products, services and pricing models by IaaS cloud provider.  ... 
doi:10.11591/closer.v2i2.1960 fatcat:2eiv66sgxbdydowmpwauyleyia

Economic models for management of resources in peer-to-peer and grid computing

Rajkumar Buyya, Heinz Stockinger, Jonathan Giddy, David Abramson, Howard J. Siegel
2001 Commercial Applications for High-Performance Computing  
In addition to normal services offered by Grid computing systems, we need an infrastructure to support interaction protocols, allocation mechanisms, currency, secure banking, and enforcement services.  ...  They include commodity market, posted price, tenders and auctions.  ...  , and interact with systems and people.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.434872 fatcat:44saoxjblngcrcfjnexrt63klu

A Stackelberg Game-Based Optimization Framework of the Smart Grid With Distributed PV Power Generations and Data Centers

Yanzhi Wang, Xue Lin, Massoud Pedram
2014 IEEE transactions on energy conversion  
The Stackelberg (sequential) game formulation is provided for the interaction system, under two different dynamic pricing scenarios: real-time powerdependent pricing and time-ahead pricing.  ...  To shed some light into these opportunities, this paper considers an interaction system of the smart power grid with distributed PV power generation and the cloud computing system, jointly accounting for  ...  OPTIMIZATION UNDER POWER-DEPENDENT PRICING We consider the interaction system of the power grid and cloud computing in the power-dependent pricing scenario, and provide the sequential game formulation  ... 
doi:10.1109/tec.2014.2363048 fatcat:kqgxo2kzhbg2zcthn3wx2rqysi


Christof Weinhardt, Arun Anandasivam, Benjamin Blau, Nikolay Borissov, Thomas Meinl, Wibke Michalk, Jochen Stößer
2009 Wirtschaftsinformatik  
The authors provide a criteria catalogue to characterize cloud computing and their own Cloud Business Ontology Model to classify current product offerings and pricing models.  ...  Amazon, for example, offers services based on its infrastructure as a computing service (EC2) and a storage service (S3). So far, pricing models are mostly pay per use or based on subscription.  ...  price negotiation impractical. 7, 8 Another pricing model is subscription, in which the customer subscribes (by signing a contract) to use a preselected combination of service units for a fixed price  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11576-009-0192-8 fatcat:sojcqcxo3fhnjnvfmnuzu3xdyu

Interaction-based programming towards translucent clouds

Yu David Liu, Kartik Gopalan
2010 Proceedings of the 2010 Workshop on Analysis and Programming Languages for Web Applications and Cloud Applications - APLWACA '10  
In this paper, we justify how our design can help cloud programs to fine-tune performance, and how it may impact on other important issues of cloud computing, such as security, scheduling, and pricing.  ...  In this position paper, we take the middle-of-the-road approach, proposing a language model for well-defined programmable interactions between the cloud platform and the client program.  ...  Pricing Model With different kinds of services encapsulated into distinct connectors, the use of each connector can be priced separately to meet varied functionality and QoS requirements.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1810139.1810142 fatcat:eosrpsdlhnaptkceztaz5ogmei

Computational Experiment Approach to Controlled Evolution of Procurement Pattern in Cluster Supply Chain

Xiao Xue, Shufang Wang, Baoyun Lu
2015 Sustainability  
We use the approach to explore the service charging policy problem in collaborative procurement. Three kinds of service charging polices are compared in the same experiment environment.  ...  Taking collaborative procurement as research object, our approach is composed of three parts: model construction, model instantiation, and computational experiment.  ...  Perceived supply price: ( ) S PriceSupply t ( ) S PriceSupply t is obtained by interacting with different entities: (i) interaction with its neighboring manufacturers in its interaction radius; (ii) interaction  ... 
doi:10.3390/su7021516 fatcat:bpkufbd4avd6dedsinlphumnb4

Minimizing Geo-Distributed Interactive Service Cost With Multiple Cloud Service Providers

Fei Hu, Qingchun Liu, Jiahong Wu, Jianguo Yao
2019 IEEE Access  
INDEX TERMS Cloud computing, cost minimization, geo-distributed interactive service, tail latency. 3320 2169-3536  ...  First, as the resource prices vary across data centers, scheduling data centers and geodistributed interactive services have a tremendous consequence for optimizing the cost.  ...  DATA CENTER GROUP Assume R regions provide data center computing resources for the running of geo-distributed interactive services.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2018.2883964 fatcat:sdl6jggpxrafdj44ahlrepducy
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