12. SLA-Based Resource Management and Allocation

  1. Rajkumar Buyya PhD5,6 and
  2. Kris Bubendorfer PhD7
  1. Jordi Guitart1,
  2. Mario Macías1,
  3. Omer Rana2,
  4. Philipp Wieder3,
  5. Ramin Yahyapour3 and
  6. Wolfgang Ziegler4

Published Online: 17 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470455432.ch12

Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing

Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing

How to Cite

Guitart, J., Macías, M., Rana, O., Wieder, P., Yahyapour, R. and Ziegler, W. (2009) SLA-Based Resource Management and Allocation, in Market-Oriented Grid and Utility Computing (eds R. Buyya and K. Bubendorfer), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470455432.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 5

    The University of Melbourne and Manjrasoft Pty Ltd, Australia

  2. 6

    Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia

  3. 7

    School of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Parade, Wellington, New Zealand

Author Information

  1. 1

    Barcelona Supercomputing Center, c/Jordi Girona 29, Edifici Nexus II, 3a planta, E08034 Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    School of Computer Science, Cardiff University, Queen's Buildings, Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 3AA, UK

  3. 3

    Dortmund University of Technology, ITMC, Campus South, GBV, Room 101, August-Schmidt-Str. 12, 44227 Dortmund, Germany

  4. 4

    Fraunhofer-Institut föur Algorithmen, und Wissenschaftliches Rechnen SCAI, Schloss Birlinghoven, 53754 Sankt Augustin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 OCT 2009

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470287682

Online ISBN: 9780470455432



  • SLA-based resource management and allocation;
  • SLA-based resource management–allocation architecture;
  • reward/penalty function and resource provider


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background and Related Work

  • SLA Lifecylce

  • An SLA-Based Resource Management–Allocation Architecture

  • Interaction with Grid Resource Management and Scheduling

  • Advance Reservation of Resources

  • Market Models for Resource Allocation Support

  • Case Study

  • Conclusions

  • References