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Power Aware Computing Survey

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 90 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2014
Hesham Hassan
Ahmed Shawky Moussa

Hesham Hassan and Ahmed Shawky Moussa. Article: Power Aware Computing Survey. International Journal of Computer Applications 90(3):21-26, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Hesham Hassan and Ahmed Shawky Moussa},
	title = {Article: Power Aware Computing Survey},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {90},
	number = {3},
	pages = {21-26},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


Power-aware computing has caught the interest of researchers and users of all computing systems. In embedded systems and small devices, better management of energy translates into longer lasting and smaller batteries, which in turn implies smaller and lighter devices. In cloud, distributed, and high performance computing systems, better management of power translates into saving a significant amount of money and natural resources. This paper surveys the different power-aware computing approaches and techniques, focusing mostly on software approaches. It also introduces power-aware computing and why it is very important these days. The paper discusses the ways and challenges of measuring the energy consumption of systems and devices.


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