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Business-critical workloads -- web servers, mail servers, app servers, etc. -- are increasingly hosted in virtualized data enters acting as Infrastructure-as-a-Service clouds (cloud data enters). Understanding how business-critical workloads demand and use resources is key in capacity sizing, in infrastructure operation and testing, and in application… (More)
The Mnemos resource management and scheduling architecture uses portfolio scheduling, topology-aware virtual-resource management, and state information to self-adapt to significant workload changes and to analyze risks. Simulations with real-world workload traces reveal the potential for significant cost savings.