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Table 2 Comparison of RM techniques

From: Integrated resource management pipeline for dynamic resource-effective cloud data center


When to migrate

Which VM to migrate

Where to migrate


(overload detection technique)

(VM selection technique)

(VM placement technique)

Nathuji and Schwan [12]



VirtualPower Management

Verma et al. [13]



PMaP Algorithm

Beloglazov et al. [24]

Fixed threshold

- Minimization of migration (MM)

Modified best fit decreasing


- Highest potential growth (HPG)



- Random choice (RC)


Beloglazov and Buyya [23]

- Inter-quartile range (IQR)

- Minimum migration time (MMT)

Power aware best fit


- Median absolute deviation (MAD)

- Random selection (RS)

decreasing (PABFD)


- Local regression (LR)

- Maximum correlation (MC)


- Robust local regression (LRR)


Guenter et al. [21]

- Short term load forecasting



Shaw and Singh [4]

- Simple Exponential Smoothing

Minimum utilization policy

Optimized destination host


- Double exponential smoothing



Moges and Abebe [8]

local regression


- MF (for homogeneous)


- MFPED (for heterogeneous)

This Work

- Fixed threshold


- Modified best fit decreasing


- Robust local regression (LRR)




- Double exponential smoothing (DES)


- Medium-fit (MF)


- Seasonal holt winter (SHW)