This chapter focuses on offline and online energy-efficient scheduling for Cloud data centers. We introduce the main concept and comparative study of offline scheduling algorithms and online scheduling algorithms for energy-efficient scheduling in Cloud data centers. Both theoretical analysis and performance evaluation by simulation are provided.
Energy-efficient scheduling; offline algorithm; online algorithm; MFFDE algorithm; BFF algorithm; GRID algorithm; approximation ratio; competitive ratio
• Background of energy-efficient scheduling
• Data center energy models
• MFFDE algorithm
• BFF algorithm
• GRID algorithm