Elasticity Debt Analytics Exploitation for Green Mobile Cloud Computing: An Equilibrium Model

Georgios Skourletopoulos , Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis , George Mastorakis , Jordi Mongay Batalla , Houbing Song , John N. Sahalos , Evangelos Pallis


Mobile cloud computing is being accepted as the model for mobile users to ubiquitously access a shared pool of cloud computing resources, data and services on-demand. In this context, elasticity debt analytics can be harnessed as a measure for efficient scheduling of cloud resources and guarantee of quality of service requirements. This paper proposes a novel green-driven, game theoretic approach to minimizing the elasticity debt on mobile cloud-based service level, investigating the case when a task is offloaded, scheduled and executed on a mobile cloud computing system. The decision to offload a mobile device user’s task on cloud affects the level of elasticity debt minimization for the provided services. The research problem is formulated as an elasticity debt quantification game, elaborating on an incentive mechanism to: (a) predict elasticity debt and mitigate the risk of service overutilization, (b) achieve scalability as the number of mobile device user requests for cloud resources increases or decreases accordingly, and (c) optimize cloud resource provisioning, parameterizing the current pool of active users per service. The experimental results prove the effectiveness of the equilibrium model, which allocates the mobile device user requests to high elasticity debt-level services and facilitate elasticity debt minimization for greener mobile cloud computing environments.
Author Georgios Skourletopoulos - University of Nicosia (UNIC)
Georgios Skourletopoulos,,
, Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis - University of Nicosia (UNIC)
Constandinos X. Mavromoustakis,,
, George Mastorakis - Technological Educational Insitute of Crete (TEI)
George Mastorakis,,
, Jordi Mongay Batalla (FEIT / IT)
Jordi Mongay Batalla,,
- The Institute of Telecommunications
, Houbing Song - Department of Electrical, Computer, Software, and Systems Engineering (ECSSE) [Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU)]
Houbing Song,,
, John N. Sahalos - [University of Nicosia (UNIC)]
John N. Sahalos,,
- University of Nicosia
, Evangelos Pallis - Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI)
Evangelos Pallis,,
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2018), 2018, IEEE, ISBN 978-1-5386-3180-5, 320 p.
Keywords in Englishgreen cloud computing; utility computing; elasticity debt analytics; elasticity debt metrics; game theory; Nash equilibrium
URL https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8422956
projectFull-managed secure gateway for Home Automation Systems. Project leader: Mongay Batalla Jordi, , Phone: +48 22 234-7886, start date 01-12-2017, planned end date 30-11-2020, IT/2017/badawczy/53, Implemented
WEiTI Projects financed by NCRD [Projekty finansowane przez NCBiR (NCBR)]
Languageen angielski
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