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Transparent, Power-Aware Migration in Virtualized Systems

Stoess, Jan; Klee, Christoph; Domthera, Stefan; Bellosa, Frank

Abstract: This paper explores the use of hypervisor-based virtualization technology as a means to enable power management in server systems. Our approach focuses on the dynamic mapping of physical processors and hosts to virtual machines. We have developed a multi-tiered infrastructure that enables dynamic migration of virtual machine execution flow at two different levels: within and across computer nodes. Within a node, our infrastructure dynamically allocates and re-allocates virtual processors to their physical counterparts. Across nodes, our infrastructure employs live migration to relocate complete guest operating system instances to distinct physical hosts.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Betriebs- und Dialogsysteme (IBDS)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2007
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1432-7864
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-269067
KITopen ID: 1000026906
Erschienen in GI/ITG Fachgruppentreffen Betriebssysteme : 12. Oktober 2007, Universität Karlsruhe (TH). Hrsg.:F. Bellosa
Verlag Karlsruhe
Seiten 3-8
Serie Interner Bericht. Fakultät für Informatik, Universität Karlsruhe ; 2007,23
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