Energy Aware Clouds

  • Anne-Cécile OrgerieEmail author
  • Marcos Dias de Assunção
  • Laurent Lefèvre
Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)


Cloud infrastructures are increasingly becoming essential components for providing Internet services. By benefiting from economies of scale, Clouds can efficiently manage and offer a virtually unlimited number of resources and can minimize the costs incurred by organizations when providing Internet services. However, as Cloud providers often rely on large data centres to sustain their business and offer the resources that users need, the energy consumed by Cloud infrastructures has become a key environmental and economical concern. This chapter presents an overview of techniques that can improve the energy efficiency of Cloud infrastructures. We propose a framework termed as Green Open Cloud, which uses energy efficient solutions for virtualized environments; the framework is validated on a reference scenario.


Virtual Machine Cloud Provider Cloud Resource Cloud Infrastructure Resource Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne-Cécile Orgerie
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marcos Dias de Assunção
    • 2
  • Laurent Lefèvre
    • 2
  1. 1.ENS Lyon, LIP Laboratory (UMR CNRS, INRIA, ENS, UCB)University of LyonLyon Cedex 07France
  2. 2.INRIA, LIP Laboratory (UMR CNRS, INRIA, ENS, UCB)University of LyonLyon Cedex 07France

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