Evaluating Compressive Sampling Strategies for Performance Monitoring of Data Centers

Performance monitoring of data centers provides vital information for dynamic resource provisioning, fault diagnosis, and capacity planning decisions. However, the very act of monitoring a system interferes with its performance, and if the information is transmitted to a monitoring station for analysis and logging, this consumes network bandwidth and disk space. This paper proposes a low-cost monitoring solution using compressive sampling - a technique that allows certain classes of signals to be recovered from the original measurements using far fewer samples than traditional approaches - and evaluates its ability to measure typical signals generated in a data-center setting using a testbed comprising the Trade6 enterprise application.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Topic: Mobility Date Added: Jan 2012 Format: PDF

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