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Issue No.01 - January/February (2009 vol.29)
pp: 41-49
Kevin Lim , University of Michigan
Parthasarathy Ranganathan , Hewlett-Packard Labs
Jichuan Chang , Hewlett-Packard Labs
Chandrakant Patel , Hewlett-Packard Labs
Trevor Mudge , University of Michigan
Steven K. Reinhardt , University of Michigan
<p>The enormous scale of warehouse-computing environments leads to unique requirements in which cost and power figure prominently. Models and metrics quantifying these requirements, along with a benchmark suite to capture workload behavior, help identify bottlenecks and evaluate solutions. A holistic approach leads to a new system architecture incorporating volume non-server-class components in novel packaging solutions, with memory sharing and flash-based disk caching.</p>
warehouse-computing, Internet-sector, system architecture, workloads
Kevin Lim, Parthasarathy Ranganathan, Jichuan Chang, Chandrakant Patel, Trevor Mudge, Steven K. Reinhardt, "Server Designs for Warehouse-Computing Environments", IEEE Micro, vol.29, no. 1, pp. 41-49, January/February 2009, doi:10.1109/MM.2009.14
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