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Towards Energy-Efficient Storage Servers

Abstract

As large-scale parallel platforms are deployed to comply with the increasing performance requirements of scientific applications, a new concern is getting the attention of the HPC community: the power consumption. In this paper, we aim at evaluating the viability of using low-power architectures as file systems servers in HPC environments, since processing power is of less importance for these servers. We present a performance and energy efficiency study of such low-power servers when compared to conventional architectures. Our results indicate that the low-power alternative could be a viable choice to save energy by up to 85% while not compromising on performance, specially for read-intensive work-loads. We show the low-power server provides 7 times more energy efficiency to the system while running a real application from the seismic wave propagation field.
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hal-01519168 , version 1 (05-05-2017)

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  • HAL Id : hal-01519168 , version 1

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Vinícius Machado, Amanda Braga, Natália Rampon, Jean Bez, Francieli Boito, et al.. Towards Energy-Efficient Storage Servers. 32nd ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2017), Sung Y. Shin, Apr 2017, Marrakesh, Morocco. ⟨hal-01519168⟩
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