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    • ISSN: 1793-8244
    • Frequency: Semiyearly
    • DOI: 10.18178/JACN
    • Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Ka Wai Gary Wong
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nina Lee
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Editor-in-chief
Dr. Ka Wai Gary Wong
Division of Information and Technology Studies, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong.
It's a honor to serve as the editor-in-chief of JACN. I'll work together with the editors and reviewers to help the journal progress
JACN 2014 Vol.2(2): 138-141 ISSN: 1793-8244
DOI: 10.7763/JACN.2014.V2.98

Hierarchical Queue-Based Task Scheduling

Wanqing You, Kai Qian, and Ying Qian
Abstract—The concepts of Cloud Computing provide users with infrastructure, platform and software as service, which make those services more accessible for people via Internet. To better analyze the performance of Cloud Computing provisioning policies as well as resources allocation strategies, a toolkit named CloudSim was proposed. With CloudSim, the Cloud Computing environment can be easily constructed by modeling and simulating cloud computing components, such as datacenter, host, and virtual machine. A good scheduling strategy is the key to achieve load balancing among different machines as well as to improve the utilization of basic resources. Recently, the existing scheduling algorithms may work well in some presumptive cases in a single machine; however they are unable to make the best decision for the unforeseen future. In real world scenario, there would be numbers of tasks as well as several virtual machines working in parallel. Based on the concepts of multi-queue, this paper presents a new scheduling algorithm to schedule tasks with CloudSim by taking into account several parameters, including the machines’ capacity, the priority of tasks and the history log.

Index Terms—Hierarchical queue, load balancing, cloudsim.

W. You and K. Qian are with the Department of Computer Science, Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA, USA (e-mail: wyou@spsu.edu, kqian@spsu.edu).
Y. Qian is with the Department of Computer Science & Technology, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China (e-mail: yqian@cs.ecnu.edu.cn).

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Cite:Wanqing You, Kai Qian, and Ying Qian, "Hierarchical Queue-Based Task Scheduling," Journal of Advances in Computer Networks vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 138-141, 2014.

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