A Toolkit for Modeling and Simulation of Real-time Virtual Machine Allocation in a Cloud Data Center
In this chapter, two existing simulation systems at the application level for cloud computing are studied, a new lightweight simulation system is proposed for dynamic resource scheduling in cloud data centers, and results using the proposed simulation system are analyzed and discussed.
Cloud computing; Data centers; Dynamic resource scheduling; lightweight simulation system
Main Contents of this Chapter
• CloudSched architecture and main features
• Performance metrics for different scheduling algorithms Status and trends of cloud computing
• Design and implementation of CloudSched
• Performance evaluation