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Trends in Server Energy Proportionality
Sept. 2011 (vol. 44 no. 9)
pp. 69-72
Frederick Ryckbosch, Ghent University, Belgium
Stijn Polfliet, Ghent University, Belgium
Lieven Eeckhout, Ghent University, Belgium
Server energy proportionality, as quantified by the proposed EP metric, has improved significantly, from 30-40 percent in 2007 to 50-80 percent today, but much more can be done to move systems closer to ideal.

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Index Terms:
Server design, Energy efficiency, Energy proportionality, SPECpower, Benchmarks
Frederick Ryckbosch, Stijn Polfliet, Lieven Eeckhout, "Trends in Server Energy Proportionality," Computer, vol. 44, no. 9, pp. 69-72, Sept. 2011, doi:10.1109/MC.2011.130
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