TDDD50 Green Computing
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.
Introduction and Sustainability
Course introduction: Course rules.
Sustainability: Green IT . 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.
Power management and Guide on selection of papers for seminars.
Power aware computing [2, 3]. Power management: CPU, Hard disk, Graphic chipsets, Display, Network interfaces, System. System, CPU and device power and performance states. Processor configuration and control: CPU voltage and frequency scaling, CPU idle modes. Device configuration and control. Waking and sleeping the system. Battery management.
Overview of topics appearing in the seminar papers.
A big picture
Taxonomy proposals for green computing solutions. Comparison methodologies and metrics for system efficiency.
References [1, 2, 3] above can be found on the literature section of the course web, to help you learn the basic notions.
Note: The slides of the lectures are uploaded one day in advance.
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Last updated: 2013-01-29