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Table 1 A comparison of cloud resource allocation efforts

From: Optimal and suboptimal resource allocation techniques in cloud computing data centers

Reference/ Feature [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] Proposed solution
Optimization model offered Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Perspective User/broker Provider Provider Provider Provider Provider
Computation resources VM types (generic) Computational node (no memory) CPU, Memory and Storage Computational node (no memory) CPU, Memory and Storage CPU, Memory and Storage
Network resources amounts of data Does not affect execution time No BW & amounts of data BW, source & destination BW, source & destination
Scheduling considers both network & computational resources No No No Yes No Yes
Request deadline/ lifetime No Yes No No Yes Yes
VM modeling VMs & VM appliances offered No VM placement & migration considered No VM placement & migration considered VM placement considered