Aggregated Rank in First-Fit-Decreasing for Green Cloud Computing

  • Saikishor JangitiEmail author
  • E. Sri Ram
  • V. S. Shankar Sriram
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 768)


Virtual Machine (VM) placement in a cloud data center is a Vector Bin-Packing (VBP) problem to minimize the number of PMs used for hosting the given VM requests. First-Fit-Decreasing (FFD) variants are widely used for VM placement. In this paper, a novel FFD variant, Aggregated Rank in FFD (FFD-AR) is proposed for VM placement. Simulation experiments were carried out using two datasets: a dataset inspired by Amazon EC2 instances and another is a synthetic dataset. The packing efficiency of the proposed FFD-AR results is better as compared to all the other baseline FFD variants. We believe the proposed FFD-AR can be applied to wide applications of VBP like production planning and logistics.


Cloud computing VM placement VM consolidation Infrastructure as a service Vector Bin-packing 



The authors thank the Department of Science and Technology for their financial support (SR/FST/ETI-349/2013) under Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities and Higher Educational Institutions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saikishor Jangiti
    • 1
    Email author
  • E. Sri Ram
    • 2
  • V. S. Shankar Sriram
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Information Super Highway (CISH)SASTRA Deemed UniversityThanjavurIndia
  2. 2.School of ComputingSASTRA Deemed UniversityThanjavurIndia

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