Volume 2 (1), June 2019, Pages 29-38

Shamsollah Ghanbari

Islamic Azad University, Ashtian Branch, Ashtian, Iran, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Job scheduling is one of the most problematic theoretical issues in the area of cloud computing. The existing scheduling methods attempt to consider only a few criteria of scheduling without covering other sufficient criteria. Since, cloud computing faces a large scale resource for allocating to a large number of jobs, due to optimizing the users’ requirements; therefore, a suitable cloud-based job scheduling method must satisfy a wide range of criteria. Besides, in cloud computing, the jobs come with different priorities. Thus, in the cloud environment, a suitable job scheduling algorithm should be able to combine several priorities. This paper proposes a new multi-criteria priority-aware job scheduling algorithm in cloud computing. Experimental results indicate that the proposed method is able to consider different criteria for scheduling.


cloud computing, multi-criteria, priority-aware job scheduling.




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