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Black-box and Gray-box Strategies for Virtual Machine Migration
Virtualization can provide significant benefits in data centers by enabling virtual machine migration to eliminate hotspots. We present Sandpiper, a system that automates the task of monitoring andExpand
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Agile dynamic provisioning of multi-tier Internet applications
Dynamic capacity provisioning is a useful technique for handling the multi-time-scale variations seen in Internet workloads. In this article, we propose a novel dynamic provisioning technique forExpand
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An analytical model for multi-tier internet services and its applications
Since many Internet applications employ a multi-tier architecture, in this paper, we focus on the problem of analytically modeling the behavior of such applications. We present a model based on aExpand
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Sandpiper: Black-box and gray-box resource management for virtual machines
Virtualization can provide significant benefits in data centers by enabling dynamic virtual machine resizing and migration to eliminate hotspots. We present Sandpiper, a system that automates theExpand
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SensEye: a multi-tier camera sensor network
This paper argues that a camera sensor network containing heterogeneous elements provides numerous benefits over traditional homogeneous sensor networks. We present the design and implementation ofExpand
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A Cost-Aware Elasticity Provisioning System for the Cloud
In this paper we present Kingfisher, a {\em cost-aware} system that provides efficient support for elasticity in the cloud by (i) leveraging multiple mechanisms to reduce the time to transition toExpand
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Predicting solar generation from weather forecasts using machine learning
A key goal of smart grid initiatives is significantly increasing the fraction of grid energy contributed by renewables. One challenge with integrating renewables into the grid is that their powerExpand
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CloudNet: dynamic pooling of cloud resources by live WAN migration of virtual machines
Virtual machine technology and the ease with which VMs can be migrated within the LAN, has changed the scope of resource management from allocating resources on a single server to manipulating poolsExpand
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Private memoirs of a smart meter
Household smart meters that measure power consumption in real-time at fine granularities are the foundation of a future smart electricity grid. However, the widespread deployment of smart meters hasExpand
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Analytic modeling of multitier Internet applications
Since many Internet applications employ a multitier architecture, in this article, we focus on the problem of analytically modeling the behavior of such applications. We present a model based on aExpand
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