Power aware OpenFlow switch extension for energy saving in data centers

  title={Power aware OpenFlow switch extension for energy saving in data centers},
  author={Tran Hoang Vu and Pham Ngoc Nam and Tran Trung Thanh and Le Thai Hung and Le Anh Van and Nguyen Duy Linh and To Duc Thien and Nguyen Huu Thanh},
  journal={The 2012 International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Communications},
Data centers play an important role in our daily activities. The increasing demand for data centers in both scale and size has led to huge energy consumption. The cost and environmental impact of data centers increases due to large amounts of carbon emissions. One solution to this problem is to intelligently control the power consumption of switches used in data centers. This paper proposes an extension to OpenFlow switches to support different power saving modes. The extension includes… CONTINUE READING
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