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Providing a Cloud Broker-based Approach to Improve the Energy Consumption and Achieve a Green Cloud Computing

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Tina Samizadeh Nikoui, Sam Jabbehdari, Alireza Bagheri

Tina Samizadeh Nikoui, Sam Jabbehdari and Alireza Bagheri. Article: Providing a Cloud Broker-based Approach to Improve the Energy Consumption and Achieve a Green Cloud Computing. International Journal of Computer Applications 138(1):42-49, March 2016. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

	author = {Tina Samizadeh Nikoui and Sam Jabbehdari and Alireza Bagheri},
	title = {Article: Providing a Cloud Broker-based Approach to Improve the Energy Consumption and Achieve a Green Cloud Computing},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {138},
	number = {1},
	pages = {42-49},
	month = {March},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}


Today`s, cloud computing has been widely accepted in the industry. With the increasing popularity of cloud computing, many users and companies want to use and offer cloud computing services. The growth of cloud computing services may lead to consume a huge amount of energy and emit considerable amount of carbon dioxide. In recent years raising concerns about global warming and environment impact of greenhouse gases emission has led many researchers to engage in research in the field of green and energy aware computing. In this paper, “two phase carbon aware cloud broker” has been proposed that attempt to minimize energy and carbon by considering the energy and carbon efficiency of data centers.


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Cloud computing, carbon emissions, energy aware.