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Energy Aware Virtual Machine Migration Techniques for Cloud Environment

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Kamali Gupta, Vijay Katiyar

Kamali Gupta and Vijay Katiyar. Energy Aware Virtual Machine Migration Techniques for Cloud Environment. International Journal of Computer Applications 141(2):11-16, May 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Kamali Gupta and Vijay Katiyar},
	title = {Energy Aware Virtual Machine Migration Techniques for Cloud Environment},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2016},
	volume = {141},
	number = {2},
	month = {May},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {11-16},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016909551},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Cloud Computing offers indispensable infrastructure for storage and computing facilities for development of diversified services. The large utilization of resources leads to increased energy consumption that has imposed a limit on performance growth. Owing to high operational costs and carbon dioxide footprints, an efficient energy management technique needs to be developed and deployed that reduces overall energy consumption of a cloud environment while maximizing the resource utilization. In the first phase of this research, some virtual machine migration techniques were explored. In the second phase, a virtual machine migration technique has been implemented which aims at reducing energy consumption in cloud datacentres.


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Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Energy Management.