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TDDD50 Green Computing

Lectures

 

The goal of the lectures is to present basic terminology so that students are prepared to read technical papers and discuss them during the seminars. The lectures will be available one day before the lecture.

Lecture Topic
1 (pdf) Introduction and Sustainability
Course introduction: Course rules.
Sustainability: Green IT [1]. The life cycle of ICT products: Phases of the lifecycle (Design, Production, Use, End), e-waste, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), RoHS EU directive, Selection of hardware (ecolabeling): ENERGY STAR, EPEAT.
2 (pdf) Power-aware computing
Basic energy background. Identifying sources of energy waste, energy proportionality and power-aware computing strategies [2, 3].

Overview of the topics appearing in the seminar papers.
3 (pdf) Data centres: overview
Data center basics [4], chapters 4 and 5. Power and cooling systems. Metrics for data center efficiency. Energy proportionality revisited. Preliminary information about ongoing group formations.

References [1,2,3,4] above can be found on the literature section to learn terminology that everyone is expected to know before the seminars start.

Note: The slides of the lectures are uploaded one day in before the lecture.

 


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Last updated: 2014-01-29