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Improved Max-Min Algorithm in Cloud Computing

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International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 50 - Number 12
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
O. M. Elzeki
M. Z. Reshad
M. A. Elsoud
10.5120/7823-1009

O M Elzeki, M Z Reshad and M A Elsoud. Article: Improved Max-Min Algorithm in Cloud Computing. International Journal of Computer Applications 50(12):22-27, July 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {O. M. Elzeki and M. Z. Reshad and M. A. Elsoud},
	title = {Article: Improved Max-Min Algorithm in Cloud Computing},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {50},
	number = {12},
	pages = {22-27},
	month = {July},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

In this paper, a unique modification of Max-min algorithm is proposed. The algorithm is built based on comprehensive study of the impact of RASA algorithm in scheduling tasks and the atom concept of Max-min strategy. An Improved version of Max-min algorithm is proposed to outperform scheduling map at least similar to RASA map in total complete time for submitted jobs. Improved Max-min is based on the expected execution time instead of complete time as a selection basis. Experimental results show availability of load balance in small cloud computing environment and total small makespan in large-scale distributed system; cloud computing. In turn scheduling tasks within cloud computing using Improved Max-min demonstrates achieving schedules with comparable lower makespan rather than RASA and original Max-min.

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