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Appl. Sci. 2018, 8(8), 1385; https://doi.org/10.3390/app8081385

Highly Reliable and Efficient Three-Layer Cloud Dispatching Architecture in the Heterogeneous Cloud Computing Environment

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Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taichung City 41349, Taiwan
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Department of Information Communication, Hsing Wu University, New Taipei City 24452, Taiwan
This paper is an extended version of our paper published in 2017 IEEE 8th International Conference on Awareness Science and Technology (iCAST2017), Taichung, Taiwan, 8–10 November 2017.
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Received: 21 July 2018 / Revised: 7 August 2018 / Accepted: 13 August 2018 / Published: 16 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Selected Papers from IEEE ICASI 2018)
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Due to the rapid development and popularity of the Internet, cloud computing has become an indispensable application service. However, how to assign various tasks to the appropriate service nodes is an important issue. Based on the reason above, an efficient scheduling algorithm is necessary to enhance the performance of the system. Therefore, a Three-Layer Cloud Dispatching (TLCD) architecture is proposed to enhance the performance of task scheduling. In the first layer, the tasks need to be distinguished into different types by their characters. Subsequently, the Cluster Selection Algorithm is proposed to dispatch the tasks to appropriate service clusters in the second layer. Besides this, a new scheduling algorithm is proposed in the third layer to dispatch the task to a suitable server in a server cluster to enhance the scheduling efficiency. Basically, the best task completion time can be obtained in our TLCD architecture. Furthermore, load balancing and reliability can be achieved under a cloud computing network environment. View Full-Text
Keywords: cloud computing; reliability; load balancing; Sufferage; task dispatching cloud computing; reliability; load balancing; Sufferage; task dispatching
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Chiang, M.-L.; Huang, Y.-F.; Hsieh, H.-C.; Tsai, W.-C. Highly Reliable and Efficient Three-Layer Cloud Dispatching Architecture in the Heterogeneous Cloud Computing Environment . Appl. Sci. 2018, 8, 1385.

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