Energy Efficient Servers

Author: Corey Gough
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430266384
Format: PDF
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Energy Efficient Servers: Blueprints for Data Center Optimization introduces engineers and IT professionals to the power management technologies and techniques used in energy efficient servers. The book includes a deep examination of different features used in processors, memory, interconnects, I/O devices, and other platform components. It outlines the power and performance impact of these features and the role firmware and software play in initialization and control. Using examples from cloud, HPC, and enterprise environments, the book demonstrates how various power management technologies are utilized across a range of server utilization. It teaches the reader how to monitor, analyze, and optimize their environment to best suit their needs. It shares optimization techniques used by data center administrators and system optimization experts at the world’s most advanced data centers.

Quantitative Evaluation of Systems

Author: Gul Agha
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331943425X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Quantitative Evaluation Systems, QEST 2016, held in Quebec City, Canada, in August 2016. The 21 full papers and 3 tool demonstration papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 46 submissions. They are organized in topical sections entitled: Markov processes; tools; sampling, inference, and optimization methods; Markov decision processes and Markovian analysis; networks.

Energy Efficient Data Centers

Author: Sonja Klingert
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642551491
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Energy Efficient Data Centers, E2DC 2013, held in Berkeley, CA, USA, in May 2013; co-located with SIGCOMM e-Energy 2013. The 8 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on energy and workload measurement; energy management; simulators and control.

Handbook on Data Centers

Author: Samee U. Khan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1493920928
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This handbook offers a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art research achievements in the field of data centers. Contributions from international, leading researchers and scholars offer topics in cloud computing, virtualization in data centers, energy efficient data centers, and next generation data center architecture. It also comprises current research trends in emerging areas, such as data security, data protection management, and network resource management in data centers. Specific attention is devoted to industry needs associated with the challenges faced by data centers, such as various power, cooling, floor space, and associated environmental health and safety issues, while still working to support growth without disrupting quality of service. The contributions cut across various IT data technology domains as a single source to discuss the interdependencies that need to be supported to enable a virtualized, next-generation, energy efficient, economical, and environmentally friendly data center. This book appeals to a broad spectrum of readers, including server, storage, networking, database, and applications analysts, administrators, and architects. It is intended for those seeking to gain a stronger grasp on data center networks: the fundamental protocol used by the applications and the network, the typical network technologies, and their design aspects. The Handbook of Data Centers is a leading reference on design and implementation for planning, implementing, and operating data center networks.

Energy Efficient Distributed Computing Systems

Author: Albert Y. Zomaya
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118342003
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The energy consumption issue in distributed computing systems raises various monetary, environmental and system performance concerns. Electricity consumption in the US doubled from 2000 to 2005. From a financial and environmental standpoint, reducing the consumption of electricity is important, yet these reforms must not lead to performance degradation of the computing systems. These contradicting constraints create a suite of complex problems that need to be resolved in order to lead to 'greener' distributed computing systems. This book brings together a group of outstanding researchers that investigate the different facets of green and energy efficient distributed computing. Key features: One of the first books of its kind Features latest research findings on emerging topics by well-known scientists Valuable research for grad students, postdocs, and researchers Research will greatly feed into other technologies and application domains

Oracle Solaris 11 System Virtualization Essentials

Author: Jeff Victor
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0134309812
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A Concise, Up-to-Date Guide to Oracle Virtualization Technologies, Including Oracle Solaris Zones, Oracle VM Server for SPARC, Physical Domains, and Oracle VM Virtual Box Oracle® Solaris 11 System Virtualization Essentials, Second Edition, has been fully updated for Oracle 11 and is a complete, practical, and up-to-date guide to selecting, implementing, and applying today’s Oracle virtualization technologies to real-world business problems. Four Oracle experts thoroughly cover current Oracle Solaris virtualization options. They help you understand key use cases, including consolidation, asynchronous workloads, software development, testing/staging, workload mobility, legacy OS support, provisioning, scalability, fine-grained OS changes, and security. They also compare and address each leading approach to virtualization: OS virtualization, hypervisor-based virtual machines, and hardware partitioning. The authors illuminate the use of virtualization with many Oracle software applications and engineered systems, including SuperCluster, Secure Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Exalytics, Oracle Database, and security hardening scenarios. Bringing together case study examples and in-the-trenches experience, this guide explains how to Leverage Oracle Solaris Zones to improve security, deployment, resource usage, and management Use Logical Domains to deploy different versions of Oracle Solaris on SPARC systems Maximize workload isolation on SPARC systems with Physical Domains Use Oracle Solaris Zones to optimize workload efficiency and scalability Improve data center flexibility with live migration Develop and test software in heterogeneous environments with Oracle VM Virtual Box Mix virtualization technologies to maximize workload density Migrate Solaris 10 workloads to new hardware via Solaris Zones Register your product at informit.com/register for convenient access to downloads, updates, and corrections as they become available.