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Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on (2007)
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
May 14, 2007 to May 17, 2007
ISBN: 0-7695-2833-3
pp: 541-548
Kyong Hoon Kim , University of Melbourne, Australia
Rajkumar Buyya , University of Melbourne, Australia
Jong Kim , Pohang University of Science and Technology
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. As recent commodity processors support multiple operating points under various supply voltage levels, Dynamic Voltage Scaling (DVS) scheduling algorithms can reduce power consumption by controlling appropriate voltage levels. In this paper, we provide power-aware scheduling algorithms for bagof- tasks applications with deadline constraints on DVSenabled cluster systems in order to minimize power consumption as well as to meet the deadlines specified by application users. A bag-of-tasks application should finish all the sub-tasks before the deadline, so that the DVS scheduling scheme should consider the deadline as well. We provide the DVS 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.

K. H. Kim, J. Kim and R. Buyya, "Power Aware Scheduling of Bag-of-Tasks Applications with Deadline Constraints on DVS-enabled Clusters," Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on(CCGRID), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 2007, pp. 541-548.
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