Energy Efficient Servers: Blueprints for Data Center Optimization introduces engineers and IT professionals to the power management technologies and techniques used in energy efficient servers. The book includes a deep examination of different features used in processors, memory, interconnects, I/O devices, and other platform components. It outlines the power and performance impact of these features and the role firmware and software play in initialization and control. Using examples from cloud, HPC, and enterprise environments, the book demonstrates how various power management technologies are utilized across a range of server utilization. It teaches the reader how to monitor, analyze, and optimize their environment to best suit their needs. It shares optimization techniques used by data center administrators and system optimization experts at the world's most advanced data centers.
Corey Gough is a principal engineer focused on server energy efficiency in Intel's Data Center Group. He currently leads efforts in power and performance analysis, system optimization, and new technology exploration with 17 years of expertise in power/performance. Corey lives in Portland, Oregon, and earned his BS in Computer Science from the University of Oregon.
Foreword/Preface Chapter 1: Why Data Center Efficiency Matters Chapter 2: CPU and Memory Power Management Chapter 3: Memory and I/O Power Management Chapter 4: Software Architecture Chapter 5: BIOS and Management Firmware Chapter 6: Operating Systems Chapter 7: Monitoring Chapter 8: Characterization and Optimization Chapter 9: Data Center Management Chapter 10: Terms and Technology Appendix
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