A cost-benefit analysis of using cloud computing to extend the capacity of clusters
Marcos Dias de Assuncao, Alexandre di Costanzo, Rajkumar Buyya
Cluster Computing | SPRINGER | Published : 2010
This work is partially supported by research grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and Australian Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR). Marcos' Ph.D. research was partially supported by National ICT Australia.We would like to thank Sungjin Choi, Suraj Pandey, Carlos Varela, and Marco Netto for their feedback on a preliminary version of this work. We carried out some experiments using traces collected from the Grid'5000 platform, an initiative from the French Ministry of Research through the ACI GRID incentive action, INRIA, CNRS, RENATER and other contributing partners (http://www.grid5000.fr).