Power Attack: An Increasing Threat to Data Centers

  title={Power Attack: An Increasing Threat to Data Centers},
  author={Zhang Xu and Haining Wang and Zichen Xu and Xiaorui Wang},
Entering the era of cloud computing, data centers are scaling in a fast pace. However, as the increasing number of servers being deployed in data centers, the data center power distribution systems have already approached peak capacities. Since the upgrades of the power systems are extremely expensive, power oversubscription has become a trend in modern data centers as a cost-effective way to handle power provisioning. Under benign workload of data centers, power oversubscription works well as… CONTINUE READING
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