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QoS-oriented sesource allocation and scheduling of multiple composite web services in a hybrid cloud using a random-key genetic algorithm

Ai, Lifeng, Tang, Maolin, & Fidge, Colin J. (2010) QoS-oriented sesource allocation and scheduling of multiple composite web services in a hybrid cloud using a random-key genetic algorithm. In 17th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2010), 22-25 November 2010, Sydney. (In Press)

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    In cloud computing resource allocation and scheduling of multiple composite web services is an important challenge. This is especially so in a hybrid cloud where there may be some free resources available from private clouds but some fee-paying resources from public clouds. Meeting this challenge involves two classical computational problems. One is assigning resources to each of the tasks in the composite web service. The other is scheduling the allocated resources when each resource may be used by more than one task and may be needed at different points of time. In addition, we must consider Quality-of-Service issues, such as execution time and running costs. Existing approaches to resource allocation and scheduling in public clouds and grid computing are not applicable to this new problem. This paper presents a random-key genetic algorithm that solves new resource allocation and scheduling problem. Experimental results demonstrate the effectiveness and scalability of the algorithm.

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    ID Code: 34443
    Item Type: Conference Paper
    Keywords: Cloud computing, composite web services, resource allocation, scheduling
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND IMAGE PROCESSING (080100) > Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing not elsewhere classified (080199)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Distributed and Grid Systems (080501)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Web Technologies (excl. Web Search) (080505)
    Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
    Current > Research Centres > Smart Services CRC
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Please consult the authors.
    Deposited On: 13 Sep 2010 13:04
    Last Modified: 13 Sep 2010 13:04

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