Designing and managing data centers powered by renewable energy

Íñigo Goiri, William Katsak, Kien Le, Thu Nguyen, Ricardo Bianchini

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Abstract

On-site renewable energy has the potential to reduce datacenters' carbon footprint and power and energy costs. The authors built Parasol, a solar-powered datacenter, and GreenSwitch, a system for scheduling workloads, to explore this potential in a controlled research setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6756707
Pages (from-to)8-16
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Micro
Volume34
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

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Carbon footprint
Scheduling
Costs

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Keywords

  • GreenSwitch
  • Parasol
  • batteries
  • datacenters
  • distributed systems
  • green computing
  • renewable energy
  • scheduling

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Goiri, Í., Katsak, W., Le, K., Nguyen, T., & Bianchini, R. (2014). Designing and managing data centers powered by renewable energy. IEEE Micro, 34(3), 8-16. [6756707]. https://doi.org/10.1109/MM.2014.6
Goiri, Íñigo ; Katsak, William ; Le, Kien ; Nguyen, Thu ; Bianchini, Ricardo. / Designing and managing data centers powered by renewable energy. In: IEEE Micro. 2014 ; Vol. 34, No. 3. pp. 8-16.
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Designing and managing data centers powered by renewable energy. / Goiri, Íñigo; Katsak, William; Le, Kien; Nguyen, Thu; Bianchini, Ricardo.

In: IEEE Micro, Vol. 34, No. 3, 6756707, 01.01.2014, p. 8-16.

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