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Electronics 2018, 7(1), 5;

Energy Saving in Data Centers

Center for Information Technology and Algorithms, Department of Computer Science, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA
Received: 29 December 2017 / Revised: 4 January 2018 / Accepted: 4 January 2018 / Published: 9 January 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Energy Saving in Data Centers)
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Globally CO2 emissions attributable to Information Technology are on par with those resulting from aviation. Recent growth in cloud service demand has elevated energy efficiency of data centers to a critical area within green computing. Cloud computing represents a backbone of IT services and recently there has been an increase in high-definition multimedia delivery, which has placed new burdens on energy resources. Hardware innovations together with energy-efficient techniques and algorithms are key to controlling power usage in an ever-expanding IT landscape. This special issue contains a number of contributions that show that data center energy efficiency should be addressed from diverse vantage points. View Full-Text
Keywords: sustainability; data centers; cloud computing; renewable energy; energy efficiency; green computing sustainability; data centers; cloud computing; renewable energy; energy efficiency; green computing
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