Online Flash Resource Allocation Manager Based on TCO ModelUS Patent (2016)
A method for allocating workloads based on a total cost of ownership (TCO) model includes receiving a workload; estimating a cost for allocating the workload to each disk of disks in a disk pool based on a TCO model; determining a disk among the disks in the disk pool that minimizes a TCO; and allocating the workload to the disk. The TCO model incorporates a plurality of cost factors for estimating costs for each disk in the disk pool for allocating the workload.
Citation InformationZHENGYU YANG, Mrinmoy Ghosh, Manu Awasthi and Vijay Balakrishnan. "Online Flash Resource Allocation Manager Based on TCO Model" US Patent (2016)
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