Energy Sustainability in Cooperating Clouds

Antonio Celesti, Antonio Puliafito, Francesco Tusa, Massimo Villari


Nowadays, cloud federation is paving the way toward new business scenarios in which it is possible to enforce more flexible energy management strategies than in the past. Considering independent cloud providers, each one is exclusively bounded to the specific energy supplier powering its datacenter. The situation radically change if we consider a federation of cloud providers each one powered by both a conventional energy supplier and a renewable energy generator. In such a context the opportune relocation of computational workload among providers can lead to a global energy sustainability policy for the whole federation. In this work, we investigate the advantages, constrains, and issues for the achievement of such a sustainable environment.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Celesti A., Puliafito A., Tusa F. and Villari M. (2013). Energy Sustainability in Cooperating Clouds . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-8565-52-5, pages 83-89. DOI: 10.5220/0004371200830089

in Bibtex Style

author={Antonio Celesti and Antonio Puliafito and Francesco Tusa and Massimo Villari},
title={Energy Sustainability in Cooperating Clouds},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - Energy Sustainability in Cooperating Clouds
SN - 978-989-8565-52-5
AU - Celesti A.
AU - Puliafito A.
AU - Tusa F.
AU - Villari M.
PY - 2013
SP - 83
EP - 89
DO - 10.5220/0004371200830089