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An Effective Method for Load Balancing using Modified Active Monitoring based Ant Clustering

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Pragati Rajput, Ruchika Mishra, Swati Jain

Pragati Rajput, Ruchika Mishra and Swati Jain. An Effective Method for Load Balancing using Modified Active Monitoring based Ant Clustering. International Journal of Computer Applications 167(11):5-10, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Pragati Rajput and Ruchika Mishra and Swati Jain},
	title = {An Effective Method for Load Balancing using Modified Active Monitoring based Ant Clustering},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {167},
	number = {11},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {5-10},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914331},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Load balancing is a technique of balancing the load on virtual machines for the number of requests coming from the Users to access resources over Data Centers. Here in this paper a new and effectual tactic for Load Balancing over computing is proposed using Modified Active Load Balancing by Ant based Clustering Algorithm. The Existing technique implemented for Load balancing on Cloud Simulators fails to provide efficient load balancing, hence a new approach is proposed where Clustering is done ant based gathering on the basis of Utilization of Virtual Machines. The Proposed methodology provides efficient Throughput and MakeSpan time.


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Cloud Computing, Ant Colony Optimization. Clustering, Active Monitoring, Load Balancing