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Software and Hardware Techniques for Power-Efficient HPC Networking
November/December 2010 (vol. 12 no. 6)
pp. 30-37
Torsten Hoefler, University of Illinois, Urbana
Although most large-scale systems are designed with the network as a central component, the interconnection network's energy consumption has received little attention. However, several software and hardware approaches can increase the interconnection network's power efficiency by using the network more efficiently or using throttling bandwidths to reduce the power consumption of unneeded resources.

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Index Terms:
Green networking, power-efficient HPC, interconnections networks, large-scale networks
Citation:
Torsten Hoefler, "Software and Hardware Techniques for Power-Efficient HPC Networking," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 30-37, Nov.-Dec. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.96
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