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Improving Resource Utilisation in the Cloud Environment Using Multivariate Probabilistic Models
Found in: 2012 IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD)
By Sijin He,Li Guo,Moustafa Ghanem,Yike Guo
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 574-581
Resource provisioning based on virtual machine (VM) has been widely accepted and adopted in cloud computing environments. A key problem resulting from using static scheduling approaches for allocating VMs on different physical machines (PMs) is that resour...
Lightweight Resource Scaling for Cloud Applications
Found in: Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on
By Rui Han,Li Guo,Moustafa M. Ghanem,Yike Guo
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 644-651
Elastic resource provisioning is a key feature of cloud computing, allowing users to scale up or down resource allocation for their applications at run-time. To date, most practical approaches to managing elasticity are based on allocation/de-allocation of...
A Deployment Platform for Dynamically Scaling Applications in the Cloud
Found in: Cloud Computing Technology and Science, IEEE International Conference on
By Rui Han,Li Guo,Yike Guo,Sijin He
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 506-510
Simplifying the process of deploying applications is almost essential in the cloud. However, existing techniques can automate applications' initial deployment but have not yet adequately addressed their scaling problem. In this paper, a deployment platform...
IC Cloud: A Design Space for Composable Cloud Computing
Found in: Cloud Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Li Guo, Yike Guo, Xiangchuan Tian
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 394-401
Cloud computing has attracted great interest from both academic and industrial communities. Different paradigms, architectures and applications have emerged. However, to the best of our knowledge, only few efforts have been devoted to study the architectur...
Cluster Computing and Grid 2005 Works in Progress
Found in: IEEE Distributed Systems Online
By Frank Wang, Na Helian, Sining Wu, Yuhui Deng, Ke Zhou, Yike Guo, Steve Thompson, Ian Johnson, Dave Milward, Robert Maddock, Benjamin Khoo
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 2
The first in a two-part series of works-in-progress articles from the Cluster Computing and Grid 2005 conference held in Cardiff, UK.
Elastic Application Container: A Lightweight Approach for Cloud Resource Provisioning
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications, International Conference on
By Sijin He,Li Guo,Yike Guo,Chao Wu,Moustafa Ghanem,Rui Han
Issue Date:March 2012
pp. 15-22
Virtual machine (VM) based virtual infrastructure has been adopted widely in cloud computing environment for elastic resource provisioning. Performing resource management using VMs, however, is a heavyweight task. In practice, we have identified two scenar...
Elastic Application Container
Found in: Grid Computing, IEEE/ACM International Workshop on
By Sijin He,Li Guo,Yike Guo
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 216-217
The computing resource level architecture allows end-users to directly control its underlying computer resources, such as VM (virtual machine) operations, scaling, networking, etc. However, setting up and maintaining a working environment is complex and ti...
Real Time Elastic Cloud Management for Limited Resources
Found in: Cloud Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Sijin He,Li Guo,Yike Guo
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 622-629
An Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider is usually assumed to own a large data centre with significant computational resources. For a small or medium sized Internet Data Centre (IDC), offering cloud computing service is a nature of business model bu...
Achievements and Experiences from a Grid-Based Earthquake Analysis and Modelling Study
Found in: e-Science and Grid Computing, International Conference on
By Jian Guo Liu, Moustafa Ghanem, Vasa Curcin, Christian Haselwimmer, Yike Guo, Gareth Morgan, Kyran Mish
Issue Date:December 2006
pp. 35
We have developed and used a grid-based geoinformatics infrastructure and analytical methods for investigating the relationship between macro and microscale earthquake deformational processes by linking geographically distributed and computationally intens...
Does the Cloud need new algorithms? An introduction to elastic algorithms
Found in: 2012 IEEE 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom)
By Yike Guo,Moustafa Ghanem,Rui Han
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 66-73
Cloud computing has emerged as a cost-effective way to deliver metered computing resources. Within a Cloud, elasticity of resource usage is typically realized through the “on-demand” provision principle supported by the “Pay-as-You-Go” business model. Howe...
Programming Directives for Elastic Computing
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By S. Dustdar, Yike Guo, Rui Han,B. Satzger, Hong-Linh Truong
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 72-77
Enabling and controlling the elasticity of cloud computing applications is challenging. The developer must deal with daunting tasks using low-level code to implement strategies trading off costs versus quality of service. Programming directives can substan...
Cloud Program with a Pricing Strategy for Iaas in Cloud Computing
Found in: 2012 26th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops (IPDPSW)
By Xing Wu,Ming Chao Wang,Wu Zhang,Yike Guo
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 2316-2319
Cloud computing is the latest technology trend in delivering computing resources as a service. In practice, cloud service providers tend to offer services that can be grouped into three categories: software as a service (Saas), platform as a service (Paas)...
Principles of Elastic Processes
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Schahram Dustdar,Yike Guo,Benjamin Satzger,Hong-Linh Truong
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 66-71
Cloud computing's success has made on-demand computing with a pay-as-you-go pricing model popular. However, cloud computing's focus on resources and costs limits progress in realizing more flexible, adaptive processes. The authors introduce elastic process...
Optimization of Resource Scheduling in Cloud Computing
Found in: Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing, International Symposium on
By Qiang Li, Yike Guo
Issue Date:September 2010
pp. 315-320
Resource scheduling based on SLA (Service Level Agreement) in cloud computing is NP-hard problem. There is no efficient method to solve it. This paper proposes a new method to solve the problem by applying stochastic integer programming for optimal resourc...
Real-Time Data Mining Methodology and a Supporting Framework
Found in: Network and System Security, International Conference on
By Xiong Deng, Moustafa M. Ghanem, Yike Guo
Issue Date:October 2009
pp. 522-527
The need for real-time data mining has long been recognized in various application domains. However existing methodologies are still limited to the optimization of single classical data mining algorithms. In this paper, we investigate the development of a ...
Grid-Oriented Storage: A Single-Image, Cross-Domain, High-Bandwidth Architecture
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Computers
By Frank Zhigang Wang, Sining Wu, Na Helian, Michael Andrew Parker, Yike Guo, Yuhui Deng, Vineet R. Khare
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 474-487
This paper describes the Grid-Oriented Storage (GOS) architecture and its implementations. A GOS-specific File System (GOS-FS), the single-purpose intent of a GOS OS, and secure interfaces via Grid Security Infrastructure (GSI) motivate and enable this new...
IT Service Infrastructure for Integrative Systems Biology
Found in: Services Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Vasa Curcin, Moustafa Ghanem, Yike Guo, Anthony Rowe, Wayne He, Hao Pei, Lu Qiang, Yuanyuan Li
Issue Date:September 2004
pp. 123-131
Despite the large number of software tools and hardware platforms aiming to solve the problems that bioinformatics is facing today, there is no platform solution that can scale up to its demands, in terms of both scope and sheer volume. DiscoveryNet scient...
A Visual Language for Internet-Based Data Mining and Data Visualization
Found in: Visual Languages, IEEE Symposium on
By Jaturon Chattratichat, Yike Guo, Jameel Syed
Issue Date:September 1999
pp. 64
This paper describes a novel application of enhanced visual programming and visualization techniques to support data mining processes on the Internet. While the idea of using visual languages to support data mining has been proven to be useful, the usabili...
Environmental monitoring via compressive sensing
Found in: Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data (SensorKDD '12)
By Chao Wu, Moustafa Ghanem, Shulin Yan, Wei Dai, Yike Guo
Issue Date:August 2012
pp. 61-68
Environmental monitoring aims to describe the state of the environment. It identifies environmental issues to show us how well our environmental objectives are being met. Traditional large-scale sensor networks for environmental monitoring suffers from the...
An iterative parameter estimation method for biological systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on Emerging computational methods for the life sciences (ECMLS '12)
By Jeremy Bradley, Xian Yang, Yike Guo
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 65-74
One difficulty in building a mechanistic model of biological systems lies in determining the correct parameter values. This paper proposes a novel parameter estimation method to infer unknown parameters, such as kinetic rates, from noisy experimental obser...
New paradigms in information visualization (poster session)
Found in: Proceedings of the 23rd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '00)
By Matthew Carey, Peter Au, Shalini Sewraz, Stefan M. Ruger, Yike Guo
Issue Date:July 2000
pp. 307-309
We present three new visualization front-ends that aid navigation through the set of documents returned by a search engine (hit documents). We cluster the hit documents to visually group these documents and label the groups with related words. The differen...