A Framework for Dynamic Self-optimization of Power and Dependability Requirements in Green Cloud Architectures

  • Rami Bahsoon
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6285)

Abstract

I report on the activities and research challenges, their rationales, and the work in progress related to the ongoing EPSRC/UoB Bridging the Gap Fellowship project on Green Cloud Architectures. The initiative is aimed at a framework for dynamic self-optimization of cloud architectures taking into account the tradeoffs involved in maintaining acceptable dependability requirements/ Quality of Service (QoS) with minimal power at runtime. I argue that linkage between dependability requirements and power should be explicit. I motivate the need for new meters for Power-per-QoS value (and sacrifices) for cloud architectures. I motivate the need for an economics-inspired approach for dynamic self-optimization of cloud architectures. I discuss the role of Data Driven Simulation Systems in implementing such framework.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rami Bahsoon
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  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceThe University of Birmingham EdgbastonBirminghamUK

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