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SLA-Based Scheduling of Bag-of-Tasks Applications on Power-Aware Cluster Systems
Kyong Hoon KIM Wan Yeon LEE Jong KIM Rajkumar BUYYA
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems
Publication Date: 2010/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networking)
power-aware, cluster systems, service level agreement, bag-of-tasks, resource allocation,
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Power-aware scheduling problem has been a recent issue in cluster systems not only for operational cost due to electricity cost, but also for system reliability. In this paper, we provide SLA-based scheduling algorithms for bag-of-tasks applications with deadline constraints on power-aware cluster systems. The scheduling objective is to minimize power consumption as long as the system provides the service levels of users. A bag-of-tasks application should finish all the sub-tasks before the deadline as the service level. We provide the power-aware scheduling algorithms for both time-shared and space-shared resource sharing policies. The simulation results show that the proposed algorithms reduce much power consumption compared to static voltage schemes.