Does Query Performance Optimization Lead to Energy Efficiency?

With the continuous increase of online services as well as energy costs, energy consumption becomes a significant cost factor for the evaluation of data center operations. A significant contributor to that is the performance of database servers which are found to constitute the backbone of online services. From a software approach, while a set of novel data management technologies appear in the market e.g. key-value based or in-memory databases, classic Relational DataBase Management Systems (RDBMS) are still widely used.

Provided by: University of Antwerp Topic: Data Management Date Added: Mar 2013 Format: PDF

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