Energy-Efficient Resource Utilization in Cloud Computing

Giorgio L. Valentini, Samee U. Khan, and Pascal Bouvry


16.1 Introduction

Data communications are an important element of our daily lives. Most of our interactions rely on gathering information through the client-server paradigm [7]. Over time, user demands have rapidly increased in terms of the number of requests. To cater to the consistent amount of requests, computational capacities and facilities must be constantly reviewed and improved. To remain competitive, the proportional nonnegligible amount of the required energy has been often left ...

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