Integrated Energy Efficient Data Centre Management for Green Cloud Computing - The FP7 GENiC Project Experience

J. Ignacio Torrens, Deepak Mehta, Vojtech Zavrel, Diarmuid Grimes, Thomas Scherer, Robert Birke, Lydia Chen, Susan Rea, Lara Lopez, Enric Pages, Dirk Pesch

Abstract

Energy consumed by computation and cooling represents the greatest percentage of the average energy consumed in a data centre. As these two aspects are not always coordinated, energy consumption is not optimised. Data centres lack an integrated system that jointly optimises and controls all the operations in order to reduce energy consumption and increase the usage of renewable sources. GENiC is addressing this through a novel scalable, integrate energy management and control platform for data centre wide optimisation. We have implemented a prototype of the platform together with workload and thermal management algorithms. We evaluate the algorithms in a simulation based model of a real data centre. Results show significant energy savings potential, in some cases up to 40%, by integrating workload and thermal management.

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Torrens J., Mehta D., Zavrel V., Grimes D., Scherer T., Birke R., Chen L., Rea S., Lopez L., Pages E. and Pesch D. (2016). Integrated Energy Efficient Data Centre Management for Green Cloud Computing - The FP7 GENiC Project Experience . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: TEEC, (CLOSER 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-182-3, pages 375-386. DOI: 10.5220/0005928003750386


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@conference{teec16,
author={J. Ignacio Torrens and Deepak Mehta and Vojtech Zavrel and Diarmuid Grimes and Thomas Scherer and Robert Birke and Lydia Chen and Susan Rea and Lara Lopez and Enric Pages and Dirk Pesch},
title={Integrated Energy Efficient Data Centre Management for Green Cloud Computing - The FP7 GENiC Project Experience},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: TEEC, (CLOSER 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={375-386},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005928003750386},
isbn={978-989-758-182-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 2: TEEC, (CLOSER 2016)
TI - Integrated Energy Efficient Data Centre Management for Green Cloud Computing - The FP7 GENiC Project Experience
SN - 978-989-758-182-3
AU - Torrens J.
AU - Mehta D.
AU - Zavrel V.
AU - Grimes D.
AU - Scherer T.
AU - Birke R.
AU - Chen L.
AU - Rea S.
AU - Lopez L.
AU - Pages E.
AU - Pesch D.
PY - 2016
SP - 375
EP - 386
DO - 10.5220/0005928003750386