Power Aware Storage Cache Management

Reducing energy consumption is an important issue for data centers. Among the various components of a data center, storage is one of the biggest energy consumers. Previous studies have shown that the average idle period for a server disk in a data center is very small compared to the time taken to spin down and spin up. This significantly limits the effectiveness of disk power management schemes.

Provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Topic: Storage Date Added: Jan 2010 Format: PDF

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