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Energy Efficient Servers

Blueprints for Data Center Optimization

Authors: Gough, Corey, Steiner, Ian, Saunders, Winston

  • 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.

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About this book

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.

About the authors

Corey Gough is a principal engineer focused on server energy efficiency in Intelʹs Data Center Group. He currently leads efforts in power and performance analysis, system optimization, and new technology exploration with 17 years of expertise in power/performance. Corey lives in Portland, Oregon, and earned his BS in Computer Science from the University of Oregon.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Why Data Center Efficiency Matters

    Gough, Corey (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • CPU Power Management

    Gough, Corey (et al.)

    Pages 21-70

  • Memory and I/O Power Management

    Gough, Corey (et al.)

    Pages 71-91

  • Platform Power Management

    Gough, Corey (et al.)

    Pages 93-151

  • BIOS and Management Firmware

    Gough, Corey (et al.)

    Pages 153-171

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6638-9
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6637-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Energy Efficient Servers
Book Subtitle
Blueprints for Data Center Optimization
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-6638-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-6638-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-6637-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 360
Number of Illustrations and Tables
103 b/w illustrations
Topics