AN INTELLIGENT CLOUD RESOURCE ALLOCATION SERVICE - Agent-based Automated Cloud Resource Allocation using Micro-agreement

Kassidy Clark, Martijn Warnier, Frances M. T. Brazier

Abstract

The Cloud refers to hardware and software resources available across the Internet. The number of competing Cloud Service Providers (CSP) continues to increase as companies outsource their computing infrastructure to the Cloud. In this environment, consumers face several challenges, including finding the least expensive Cloud service configuration, migration between CSPs and dynamically changing resource offerings. To assist consumers in this environment, this paper proposes an Intelligent Cloud Resource Allocation Service (ICRAS). This service maintains an overview of current CSP resources offerings and evaluates them to find the most appropriate configuration given a consumer’s preferences. The service then negotiates a short term micro service agreement with the CSP and monitors the service for any violations. Finally, the service can assist in the migration of the consumer’s data between CSPs.

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Clark K., Warnier M. and M. T. Brazier F. (2012). AN INTELLIGENT CLOUD RESOURCE ALLOCATION SERVICE - Agent-based Automated Cloud Resource Allocation using Micro-agreement . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8565-05-1, pages 37-45. DOI: 10.5220/0003928300370045


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@conference{closer12,
author={Kassidy Clark and Martijn Warnier and Frances M. T. Brazier},
title={AN INTELLIGENT CLOUD RESOURCE ALLOCATION SERVICE - Agent-based Automated Cloud Resource Allocation using Micro-agreement},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2012},
pages={37-45},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003928300370045},
isbn={978-989-8565-05-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - AN INTELLIGENT CLOUD RESOURCE ALLOCATION SERVICE - Agent-based Automated Cloud Resource Allocation using Micro-agreement
SN - 978-989-8565-05-1
AU - Clark K.
AU - Warnier M.
AU - M. T. Brazier F.
PY - 2012
SP - 37
EP - 45
DO - 10.5220/0003928300370045