A Further Analysis of the Dynamic Dominant Resource Fairness Mechanism

  • Weidong Li
  • Xi Liu
  • Xiaolu Zhang
  • Xuejie ZhangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10336)


Multi-resource fair allocation has been a hot topic in cloud computing. Recently, a dynamic dominant resource fairness mechanism (DDRF) is proposed for dynamic multi-resource fair allocation. In this paper, we develop a linear-time algorithm to find a DDRF solution at each step. Moreover, we give the competitive ratios of the DDRF mechanism under three widely used objectives.


Multi-resource fair allocation Dominant resource fairness Dynamic dominant resource fairness Competitive ratio 



The work is supported in part by the National Natural Science Foundation of China [Nos. 61662088, 11301466], the Natural Science Foundation of Yunnan Province of China [No. 2014FB114], and IRTSTYN.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weidong Li
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xi Liu
    • 1
  • Xiaolu Zhang
    • 1
  • Xuejie Zhang
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Yunnan UniversityKunmingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Dianchi College of Yunnan UniversityKunmingPeople’s Republic of China

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