Performance Evaluation of Power Aware VM Consolidation using Live Migration

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Gaganpreet Kaur Sehdev 1,* Anil Kumar 1

1. Guru Nanak Dev University/CSE department, Amritsar, 143001, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 14 May 2014 / Revised: 5 Aug. 2014 / Accepted: 15 Sep. 2014 / Published: 8 Jan. 2015

Index Terms

Cloud Computing, Green Computing, Power Efficiency, Live Migration, Wake-up Calls, Swap in and swap out


Power Efficiency is the efficient use of power and is a crucial come forth in cloud computing environment. Green Computing is nothing but is a cloud computing with efficient use of power and green refers to make the environment friendly to the user by saving heat and power. Data centre power efficiency in cloud environment will be reduced when virtualization is used as contrary to physical resource deployment to book adequate to grant all application requests. Nevertheless, in any case of the resource provisioning approximation, occasion remains in the way in which they are made attainable and workload is scheduled. The objective of this research work is therefore to pack workload into servers, selected as a function of their cost to operate, to achieve (or as close to) the utmost endorsed employment in a cost-efficient manner, avoiding occurrences where devices are under-utilized and management cost is acquired inefficiently. This work has enhanced the existing work by introducing the dynamic wake up calls either to shut down the active servers or restart the passive server. The wakeup calls has been initiated dynamically. The overall objective is to decrease the response time of users which will be increased during wakeup time in existing research work.

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Gaganpreet Kaur Sehdev, Anil Kumar, "Performance Evaluation of Power Aware VM Consolidation using Live Migration", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), vol.7, no.2, pp. 67-76, 2015. DOI:10.5815/ijcnis.2015.02.08


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