Energy Efficient Servers

Blueprints for Data Center Optimization

by Corey Gough, Ian Steiner, Winston Saunders

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Book Description

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.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND). You can download Energy Efficient Servers ebook for free in PDF format (7.1 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Why Data Center Efficiency Matters
1
Chapter 2
CPU Power Management
21
Chapter 3
Memory and I/O Power Management
71
Chapter 4
Platform Power Management
93
Chapter 5
BIOS and Management Firmware
153
Chapter 6
Operating Systems
173
Chapter 7
Monitoring
209
Chapter 8
Characterization and Optimization
269
Chapter 9
Data Center Management
307
Appendix A
Technology and Terms
319

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Apress
Published
2015
Pages
347
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781430266372
ISBN10
1430266376
ISBN13 Digital
9781430266389
ISBN10 Digital
1430266384
PDF Size
7.1 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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