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Symmetry 2019, 11(2), 145;

Novel Multi-Level Dynamic Traffic Load-Balancing Protocol for Data Center

School of Information Science and Engineering, Central South University Changsha, Changsha 410083, China
School of Computer Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology Dalian, Dalian 116024, China
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benazirabad, Landhi-Nawabshah 67450, Pakistan
Mechanical Engineering Department, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur 53100, Malaysia
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Received: 17 December 2018 / Revised: 19 January 2019 / Accepted: 21 January 2019 / Published: 28 January 2019
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Typically, the production data centers function with various risk factors, such as for instance the network dynamicity, topological asymmetry, and switch failures. Hence, the load-balancing schemes should consider the sensing accurate path circumstances as well as the reduction of failures. However, under dynamic traffic, current load-balancing schemes use the fixed parameter setting, resulting in suboptimal performances. Therefore, we propose a multi-level dynamic traffic load-balancing (MDTLB) protocol, which uses an adaptive approach of parameter setting. The simulation results show that the MDTLB outperforms the state-of-the-art schemes in terms of both the flow completion time and throughput in typical data center applications. View Full-Text
Keywords: data centers; load balance; parameter setting data centers; load balance; parameter setting

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Memon, S.; Huang, J.; Saajid, H.; Khuda Bux, N.; Saleem, A.; Aljeroudi, Y. Novel Multi-Level Dynamic Traffic Load-Balancing Protocol for Data Center. Symmetry 2019, 11, 145.

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