Hill Climbing Load Balancing Algorithm on Fog Computing

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Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 24)


Cloud Computing (CC) concept is an emerging field of technology. It provides shared resources through its own Data Centers (DC’s), Virtual Machines (VM’s) and servers. People now shift their data on cloud for permanent storage and online easily approachable. Fog is the extended version of cloud. It gives more features than cloud and it is a temporary storage, easily accessible and secure for consumers. Smart Grid (SG) is the way which fulfills the demand of electricity of consumers according to their requirements. Micro Grid (MG) is a part of SG. So there is a need to balance load of requests on fog using VM’s. Response Time (RT), Processing Time (PT) and delay are three main factors which, discussed in this paper with Hill Climbing Load Balancing (HCLB) technique with Optimize best RT service broker policy.


Cloud Computing Fog Computing Virtual Machines Hill Climbing Load Balancing Technique Smart Grid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.COMSATS UniversityIslamabadPakistan
  2. 2.Buitems QuettaQuettaPakistan

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