Book Chapter

Network-Aware Virtual Machine Placement and Migration in Cloud Data Centers

Md H Ferdaus, R CALHEIROS, M Murshed, R Buyya

IGI Global | Published : 2015

Abstract

With the pragmatic realization of computing as a utility, Cloud Computing has recently emerged as a highly successful alternative IT paradigm. Cloud providers are deploying large-scale data centers across the globe to meet the Cloud customers’ compute, storage, and network resource demands. Efficiency and scalability of these data centers, as well as the performance of the hosted applications’ highly depend on the allocations of the data center resources. Very recently, network-aware Virtual Machine (VM) placement and migration is developing as a very promising technique for the optimization of compute-network resource utilization, energy consumption, and network traffic minimization. This c..

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