Affinity based VM Migration: Taxonomy and Challenges
Pooja Gupta1, Sameer Dev Sharma2, Abhishek Kumar Pathak3, Amarjeet Rawat4

1Ms. Gupta, Assistant Professor, Computer Application department, DIT University, Uttarakhand, India.
2Mr. Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Application, Uttaranchal University. India.
3Mr. Abhishek Kumar Pathak, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Application and holds the position of Faculty of Management and Business Studies.
4Amarjeet Rawat, Assistant Professor, department of Computer Applications, UIM, Uttaranchal University, India.
Manuscript received on September 16, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 5789-5792 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L38621081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L3862.1081219
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Abstract: Using virtualization many Virtual Machines can run parallel on the same Host. For dynamic resource management, virtual machines can be migrated from residing host to a different. But before starting the migration some questions need to be answered like when to start the virtual machine migration, which VM to migrated and where? The Virtual Machine migration methods on the Virtual cloud environment has already been researched at length, but very few studies have focused on affinity-relations among virtual machines during migration, hence the key objective of this research paper, is to explore the Affinity-aware VM migration in detail and propose Affinity-Aware VM migration algorithms for migration of a group of VMs with affinity to a destination Host with less capacity than required. This paper also provides a brief review of several virtual machine migration techniques.
Keywords: Virtualization, Clusters, Affinity Grouping, Resource Allocation, VM Packing.
Scope of the Article: Virtual Reality