The described implementations relate to energy-aware server management. One implementation involves an adaptive control unit configured to manage energy usage in a server farm by transitioning individual servers between active and inactive states while maintaining response times for the server farm at a predefined level.

Title
Energy-aware server management
Application Number
12/391188
Publication Number
20100218005
Application Date
February 23, 2009
Publication Date
August 26, 2010
Inventor
Dan Reed
Issaquah
WA, US
James Larus
Mercer Island
WA, US
CJ Williams
Bothell
WA, US
Navendu Jain
Redmond
WA, US
Agent
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 01/00
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