A Raspberry Pi Cluster Instrumented for Fine-Grained Power Measurement†
AbstractPower consumption has become an increasingly important metric when building large supercomputing clusters. One way to reduce power usage in large clusters is to use low-power embedded processors rather than the more typical high-end server CPUs (central processing units). We investigate various power-related metrics for seventeen different embedded ARM development boards in order to judge the appropriateness of using them in a computing cluster. We then build a custom cluster out of Raspberry Pi boards, which is specially designed for per-node detailed power measurement. In addition to serving as an embedded cluster testbed, our cluster’s power measurement, visualization and thermal features make it an excellent low-cost platform for education and experimentation. View Full-Text
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Cloutier, M.F.; Paradis, C.; Weaver, V.M. A Raspberry Pi Cluster Instrumented for Fine-Grained Power Measurement. Electronics 2016, 5, 61.
Cloutier MF, Paradis C, Weaver VM. A Raspberry Pi Cluster Instrumented for Fine-Grained Power Measurement. Electronics. 2016; 5(4):61.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cloutier, Michael F.; Paradis, Chad; Weaver, Vincent M. 2016. "A Raspberry Pi Cluster Instrumented for Fine-Grained Power Measurement." Electronics 5, no. 4: 61.
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