ITM Web Conf.
Volume 21, 2018Computing in Science and Technology (CST 2018)
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Time Complexity of an Distributed Algorithm for Load Balancing of Microservice-oriented Applications in the Cloud
Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW, Nowoursynowska 159, 02-776 Warsaw, Poland
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Microservice architecture is a relatively new cloud application design pattern. Each microservice has a single responsibility in terms of functional requirement, and that can be managed independently from other microservices. This is done using automated cloud orchestration systems. In this paper we analyze the time complexity of an simple swarm-like decentralized load balancing algorithm for microservices running inside OpenVZ virtualization containers. We show that it can offer performance improvements with respect to the existing centralized container orchestration systems.
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