Energy benchmarks: a detailed analysis

@inproceedings{Pss2010EnergyBA,
  title={Energy benchmarks: a detailed analysis},
  author={Meikel P{\"o}ss and Raghunath Othayoth Nambiar and Kushagra Vaid and John M. Stephens and Karl Huppler and Evan Haines},
  booktitle={e-Energy},
  year={2010}
}
In light of an increase in energy cost and energy consciousness industry standard organizations such as Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC), Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) and Storage Performance Council (SPC) as well as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have developed tests to measure energy consumption of computer systems. Although all of these consortia aim at standardizing power consumption measurement using benchmarks, ultimately aiming to reduce… 
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