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Fairly Scheduled Bandwidth for the Data Centre Traffic

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Manjur Kolhar, Abdalla Alameen

Manjur Kolhar and Abdalla Alameen. Fairly Scheduled Bandwidth for the Data Centre Traffic. International Journal of Computer Applications 166(5):38-43, May 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Manjur Kolhar and Abdalla Alameen},
	title = {Fairly Scheduled Bandwidth for the Data Centre Traffic},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2017},
	volume = {166},
	number = {5},
	month = {May},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {38-43},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914102},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Maintaining the bandwidth across a data center to meet the service level agreement is a major challenge for network administrators. If the bandwidth is not scheduled according to application requirements, the applications will be executed with increased or decreased provisioning or moved to other data centers. Hence, we developed a bandwidth scheduling algorithm that operates according to application requirements and partitions the available bandwidth to accommodate the available traffic. We simulated this algorithm with the SimPy tool and found that the proposed algorithm performs better than the general allocation and partition schemes.


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Data center, cloud computing, bandwidth reservation, resource sharing.