Title: A system for planning and optimal control in computer-centre management

Authors: S. Bennani, V. Badeva

Addresses: Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingenieurs, Rabat, Morocco. ' Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Abstract: This paper presents a method, and some utilities, for establishing a planning and control system for the management of a computer centre. This planning system provides the conditions for optimal use and availability of the centre|s resources. The system|s structure is modular and extendible. It defines modules for establishing plans. It also creates automatic modules for monitoring and routine task execution according to the plan|s imperatives. It has the ability to balance the redistribution of resources. Both the originality of its conception and the ease with which it can be set up make this system applicable to a large number of engineering domains, and especially to those with complex operations that need planning and real time monitoring.

Keywords: computer centre management; real time monitoring; optimal control; planning; SIGAR; resource management; computer centres.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1991.062583

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1991 Vol.4 No.4, pp.238 - 240

Published online: 10 Jun 2014 *

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