Koala: a platform for OS-level power management

  title={Koala: a platform for OS-level power management},
  author={David C. Snowdon and Etienne Le Sueur and Stefan M. Petters and Gernot Heiser},
Managing the power consumption of computing platforms is a complicated problem thanks to a multitude of hardware configuration options and characteristics. Much of the academic research is based on unrealistic assumptions, and has, therefore, seen little practical uptake. We provide an overview of the difficulties facing power management schemes when used in real systems. We present Koala, a platform which uses a pre-characterised model at run-time to predict the performance and energy… CONTINUE READING
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