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Tuning of QoS Aware Load Balancing Algorithm (QoS–LB) for Highly Loaded Server Clusters

  • Kimmo Kaario
  • Timo Hämäläinen
  • Jian Zhang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2094)

Abstract

This paper introduces a novel algorithm for content based switching. A content based scheduling algorithm (QoS Aware Load Balancing Algorithm, QoS-LB) which can be used at the front-end of the server cluster is presented. The front-end switch uses the content information of the requests and the load on the back servers to choose the server to handle each request. At the same time, different Quality of Service (QoS) classes of the customers can be considered as one parameter in the load balancing algorithm. This novel feature becomes more important when service providers begin to offer the same services for customers with different priorities.

Keywords

Server Cluster Active Queue Management Prefer Server Edge Router Smart Client 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kimmo Kaario
    • 1
  • Timo Hämäläinen
    • 2
  • Jian Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.Honeywell Industrial Automation & ControlOhjelmakaari 1Finland
  2. 2.Faculty of Information Technology Department of Mathematical Information Technology TelecommunicationUniversity of JyväskyläFinland

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