Adaptive Live Task Migration in Cloud Environment for Significant Disaster Prevention and Cost Reduction

  • Namra Bhadreshkumar ShahEmail author
  • Tirth Chetankumar Thakkar
  • Shrey Manish Raval
  • Harshal Trivedi
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 106)


The “Cloud” in IT terms is straightforwardly a storage of data. Cloud computing is one of the most emerging technologies in IT industries as of late and it means to store and manage data persistently over the cloud (the Internet) at a very low cost. Migration to and among cloud servers helps IT professionals to protect their data, prevent them from any disasters, and provide their resources efficiently without any delay or problems. Auto-scaling provides agility in managing virtual machines, whether to increase or decrease them. Any successful prevention of disaster will necessarily depend on the migration of certain tasks from one virtual machine to another. Most of the data recovery approaches suffer from high recovery time, balancing load and to cut cost. In this work, we incorporated an adaptive live task migration technique to prevent as many disasters as possible and to significantly reduce cost which is presented in the form of a graph later in the performance evaluation section. The experimental outcome shows that the proposed algorithm outperforms other approaches by 15–25% in terms of reducing cost, and balancing the load among available nodes. It also diminishes any prospect of disaster.


Cloud computing Live migration Adaptive task migration Disaster prevention Cost reduction Auto-scaling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Namra Bhadreshkumar Shah
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tirth Chetankumar Thakkar
    • 1
  • Shrey Manish Raval
    • 2
  • Harshal Trivedi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringVishwakarma Government Engineering CollegeChandkheda, AhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Silver Oak College of Engineering & TechnologyAhmedabadIndia
  3. 3.SoftVanAhmedabadIndia

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