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JSW 2016 Vol.11(10): 976-993 ISSN: 1796-217X
doi: 10.17706/jsw.11.10.976-993

An Integrated Platform for Distributed Resources Monitoring and Software Aging Mitigation in Private Clouds

Jean Araujo1,2*, Céfanys Braga1, José Belmiro Neto1, Adriano Costa1, Rubens Matos3, Paulo Maciel3
1Academic Unit of Garanhuns, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Garanhuns, Brazil.
2Informatics Center, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil.
3Federal Institute of Education, Science, and Technology of Sergipe, Lagarto, Brazil

Abstract—The use of distributed systems has become increasingly diffused and accessible, especially cloud computing, which is used to deliver computational services to small, medium, and large enterprises. Building and maintaining a private cloud infrastructure may not be trivial, due to requirements of being accessible from anywhere and at any time. Therefore, monitoring and management activities are essential to identify and mitigate failures that may occur, and thus keeping service availability. Several studies show that some failures are caused by a phenomenon called software aging, which refers to the system's degradation during its operational life. This paper describes the design and implementation of the DR Monitor, an integrated platform to monitor and mitigate software aging effects in private cloud computing infrastructures. Several test scenarios demonstrate the operation and effectiveness of this tool, which empowers the proactive management of distributed computing resources.

Index Terms—Cloud computing, software aging and rejuvenation, monitoring, distributed resources.

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Cite: Jean Araujo, Céfanys Braga, José Belmiro Neto, Adriano Costa, Rubens Matos, Paulo Maciel, "An Integrated Platform for Distributed Resources Monitoring and Software Aging Mitigation in Private Clouds," Journal of Software vol. 11, no. 10, pp. 976-993, 2016.

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