US Patent No: 8,104,041

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Computer workload redistribution based on prediction from analysis of local resource utilization chronology data

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The present invention provides for redistributing workloads among computers to optimize resource utilization. Utilization by software workloads of computer resources is monitored to yield utilization data. A utilization chronology is updated using the utilization data. The chronology is analyzed to yield resource utilization predictions. The workloads are redistributed among the resources at least in part as function of said predictions.

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HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LPHOUSTON, TX9487

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Belady, Christian L Richardson, US 163 1973
Herington, Daniel Edward Richardson, US 14 145
Turicchi,, Jr Thomas Edwin Richardson, US 10 16
Vaden, Thomas L Bridgewater, US 10 161

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