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Reliability of Computational Experiments on Virtualised Hardware [article]

Ian P. Gent, Lars Kotthoff
2011 arXiv   pre-print
We present preliminary results of an investigation into the suitability of virtualised hardware -- in particular clouds -- for running computational experiments.  ...  to non-virtualised hardware.  ...  The experiments on non-virtualised hardware establish the baseline of reliability we can expect. We can then compare the reliability on virtualised hardware to see if it is significantly worse.  ... 
arXiv:1110.6288v1 fatcat:kubk2bi5uvcfll5ea2n4g7tfba

Reliability of computational experiments on virtualised hardware

Lars Kotthoff
2013 Journal of experimental and theoretical artificial intelligence (Print)  
We present preliminary results of an investigation into the suitability of virtualised hardware -in particular clouds -for running computational experiments.  ...  to non-virtualised hardware.  ...  The experiments on non-virtualised hardware establish the baseline of reliability we can expect. We can then compare the reliability on virtualised hardware to see if it is significantly worse.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0952813x.2013.784812 fatcat:nfupfoih6je2hm3ijbs36xi66i

Performance evaluation of MapReduce using full virtualisation on a departmental cloud

Horacio González-Vélez, Maryam Kontagora
2011 International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science  
parallel computing, executing on a virtualisation environment comprised of 1+16 nodes running the VMWare workstation software.  ...  A set of experiments using the standard Hadoop benchmarks has been designed in order to determine whether or not significant reductions in the execution time of computations are experienced when using  ...  Acknowledgment An earlier version of this paper was presented at the 2010 International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems, sponsored by the IEEE, held in Cracow (Poland)  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10006-011-0020-3 fatcat:woeyodsowzahznypdm4mrcyofe

Virtualisation As A Tool For The Conservation Of Software-Based Artworks

Patrícia Falcão, Alistair Ashe, Brian Jones
2014 Zenodo  
This paper describes a short project to scope the use of virtualisation for preserving software-based artworks in Tate's Collection.  ...  It briefly explains the tests performed, in terms of the techniques, resources and expertise involved.  ...  reliability in the mid-term.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.344028 fatcat:fpm6jcn25beiriifaob5aoktqm

CyberGuarder: A virtualization security assurance architecture for green cloud computing

Jianxin Li, Bo Li, Tianyu Wo, Chunming Hu, Jinpeng Huai, Lu Liu, K.P. Lam
2012 Future generations computer systems  
As the sizes of IT infrastructure continue to grow, cloud computing is a natural extension of virtualisation technologies that enable scalable management of virtual machines over a plethora of physically  ...  iVIC, which incorporates the important results and experience of CyberGuarder in a practical context.  ...  Here, virtualisation refers to the abstraction of computer resources, such as the process of running two or more operating systems on a single set of physical hardware.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2011.04.012 fatcat:aruwngb4prdlrdfavutbhjx6ei

Benefits, Limitations and Costs of IT Infrastructure Virtualization in the Academic Environment. Case Study using VDI Technology

Artur Rot, Pawel Chrobak
2018 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Software Technologies  
client terminals and over 500 virtualised systems available to students in 12 laboratories.  ...  The article also presents selected experiences from project implementation and comments, the discussion of which may be crucial for the successful implementation of presented solutions. 704 Rot, A. and  ...  Server virtualisation also brings increased security and reliability of the IT infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006934707380745 dblp:conf/icsoft/RotC18 fatcat:25u2romcbjfsrj7ataeyqvgqgq

Towards The Deployment Of Fastflow On Distributed Virtual Architectures

Sonia Campa, Marco Danelutto, Massimo Torquati, Horacio Gonzalez-Velez, Alina Madalina Popescu
2013 ECMS 2013 Proceedings edited by: Webjorn Rekdalsbakken, Robin T. Bye, Houxiang Zhang  
a smaller cluster of multi-core machines without virtualisation.  ...  In this paper we investigate the deployment of FastFlow applications on multi-core virtual platforms.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is based upon research supported as part of Para-Phrase: Parallel Patterns for Adaptive Heterogeneous Multicore Systems http://paraphrase-ict.eu/, a research project funded by  ... 
doi:10.7148/2013-0518 dblp:conf/ecms/CampaDTGP13 fatcat:mzp3j6buhfgttbg7hwwbjccu7q

Orchestration from the Cloud to the Edge [chapter]

Sergej Svorobej, Malika Bendechache, Frank Griesinger, Jörg Domaschka
2020 The Cloud-to-Thing Continuum  
The effective management of complex and heterogeneous computing environments is one of the biggest challenges that service and infrastructure providers are facing in the cloud-to-thing continuum era.  ...  As it reduces the distance the data must travel, it boosts the performance and reliability of latency-critical applications and services.  ...  conclusIon The last decade has brought a rapid emergence of smart devices which encouraged the development of cloud computing, hardware, networks, and mobility.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-41110-7_4 fatcat:dcblko7gvbe4vhs2t6k2p7ik6i

Tuning KVM to enhance virtual routing performance

Luca Abeni, Csaba Kiraly, Nanfang Li, Andrea Bianco
2013 2013 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)  
In particular, the forwarding performance of the Linux kernel running inside a KVM virtual machine and the performance of some more advanced architectures based on virtual routers aggregation are analysed  ...  This paper shows how to use an open virtualisation architecture to analyse and improve the forwarding performance of a virtual router.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research work is funded by the Italian Ministry of Research and Education through the PRIN SFINGI (SoFtware routers to Improve Next Generation Internet) project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc.2013.6655148 dblp:conf/icc/AbeniKLB13 fatcat:kgq5mzktmrd6dnhlfjmuys6cvu

FEDERICA: Federated e-Infrastructure Dedicated to European Researchers Innovating in Computing Network Architectures

R. Krzywania, L. Dolata, P. Szegedi
2010 Computational Methods in Science and Technology  
The project partners do research on novel resource virtualisation techniques as well as share their operational experiences on virtualisation capable infrastructures during the project lifetime.  ...  With this purpose in mind, a technology agnostic network infrastructure that consists of transmission devices, gigabit connections, and computing resources has been created.  ...  The authors acknowledge the contribution of all project partners to this work.  ... 
doi:10.12921/cmst.2010.si.01.19-33 fatcat:mtxfo6awvfe75dsgfhn4ofn5uq

Virtual networks dependability assessment framework

Baker Al Rubaiey, Jemal H. Abawajy
2017 International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking  
Advances in virtualisation technology have enabled the development of network virtualisation that complements server virtualisation by enabling continuous workload agility irrespective of the network addressing  ...  The proposed framework uses the reliability block diagram (RBD) and continuous time Markov chains (CTMC) to model and analyse the dependability level of a virtual network.  ...  A technique for computing a dependability metric in virtual computing system based on stochastic Petri net models is discussed in Hu et al. (2010) .  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijhpcn.2017.083193 fatcat:jjka74nou5fvbhvt4elcc2psvq

The Role of Functional Programming in Management and Orchestration of Virtualized Network Resources Part II. Network Evolution and Design Principles [article]

Tihana Galinac Grbac, Nikola Domazet
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Focus is on Reliable operation of Management and Orchestration functions of Virtualized resources.  ...  In this part we explain the recent network evolution and the concept of virtualization, focusing on the management and orchestration of virtualized network resources.  ...  based hardware components like storage, compute, network hardware etc.  ... 
arXiv:2107.12227v1 fatcat:olebiq4ngfh7df7z3llipyzwru

Case notes: Factors influencing the adoption of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) within the South African banking sector

Mokwenaa Selloews
2015 South African Journal of Information and Communication  
The concept of virtualisation in computing originated in the 1960s.  ...  Traditionally, personal computers have comprised one of the pillars of computing in the banking sector.  ...  , in order to enhance the reliability of the findings.  ... 
doi:10.23962/10539/20337 fatcat:vn2ochahkza75dcvn4zsjh3x7e

ATLAS TDAQ System Administration: evolution and re-design

S Ballestrero, A Bogdanchikov, F Brasolin, C Contescu, S Dubrov, D Fazio, A Korol, C J Lee, D A Scannicchio, M S Twomey
2015 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
Virtual Machine usage has been investigated and tested and many of the core servers are now running on Virtual Machines.  ...  The ATLAS Trigger and Data Acquisition system is responsible for the online processing of live data, streaming from the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.  ...  The usage of virtualisation and cloud technologies allowed ATLAS to improve resource usage, resilience and reliability for various services, and to exploit the idle time of HLT computing resources for  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/664/8/082024 fatcat:ghnt32nmxfgnbimyurwfmgwn6u

RESERVOIR: Management technologies and requirements for next generation Service Oriented Infrastructures

B. Rochwerger, A. Galis, E. Levy, J. A. Caceres, D. Breitgand, Y. Wolfsthal, I. M. Llorente, M. Wusthoff, R. S. Montero, E. Elmroth
2009 2009 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management  
These developments are part of the FP7 RESERVOIR project and represent a creative mixture of service and network virtualisation, service computing, network and service management techniques.  ...  , which includes Service Clouds Computing.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was undertaken in the context of the Reservoir FP7 project [20] , which is partially financed by the EU. The  ... 
doi:10.1109/inm.2009.5188828 dblp:conf/im/RochwergerGLCBWLWME09 fatcat:sobsee47fnfmbl3e6djuyja2ry
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