Revenue maximization in web service provision

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  2. Michele Mazzucco
  3. Emeritus Professor Isi Mitrani
  4. Dr Jennie Palmer
  5. Dr Martin Fisher
  6. Dr Paul Mckee
Author(s)Mazzucco M, Mitrani I, Palmer J, Fisher M, McKee P
Publication type Article
JournalComputer Science: Research and Development
Year2009
Volume24
Issue4
Pages211-224
ISSN (print)1865-2034
ISSN (electronic)1865-2042
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An architecture of a hosting system is presented,where a number of servers are used to provide differenttypes of web services to paying customers. There arecharges for running jobs and penalties for failing to meetagreed Quality-of-Service requirements. The objective isto maximize the total average revenue per unit time. Dynamicpolicies for making allocation and admission decisionsare introduced and evaluated. The results of severalexperiments with a real implementation of the architectureare described.
PublisherSpringer Verlag
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00450-009-0077-5
DOI10.1007/s00450-009-0077-5
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