Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology
Underutilization of hardware resources has always been a problem in single workload driven traditional OS environment. To improve resource utilization, virtualization of multiple VMs and workloads onto the same host with the aid of hypervisor has been the recent trend. Its use cases such as server consolidation, live migration, performance isolation and on-demand server provisioning make it as a heart part of enterprise application cloud. Cloud is an on-demand, service provisioning technology, where performance plays a vital role for user acceptance.