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Combinatorial Auction-Based Dynamic VM Provisioning and Allocation in Clouds
SESSION: ACM Student Research Competition Poster Session
EVENT TYPE: ACM Student Research Competition Poster
TIME: 5:15PM - 7:00PM
SESSION CHAIR: Bernd Mohr
ROOM:WSCC North Galleria 2nd/3rd Floors
ABSTRACT: We address the VM provisioning and allocation problem in clouds by designing
a novel combinatorial auction-based provisioning and allocation mechanism that
produces an efficient allocation of resources yielding high profits for the cloud provider.
The proposed mechanism, called CA-PROVISION, treats the set of available
computing resource as `liquid' resources that can be
configured into different numbers and types of VM instances depending on the
requests of the users. The mechanism provisions and allocates VM instances
based on the users' valuations and the
reserve prices determined by the operating cost of the resources.
We evaluate our mechanism by performing extensive simulation experiments
using traces of real workload from Parallel Workload Archive.
The results show that CA-PROVISION effectively captures the market demand,
provisions the computing resources to match the demand, and generates high
revenue for the cloud provider.
We plan to prepare a 4'X3' poster for presentation.
Bernd Mohr (Chair) - Juelich Supercomputing Centre