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

11.1 Introduction of the cloud ...

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