Server Utilization-Based Smart Temperature Monitoring System for Cloud Data Center

  • Sudipta SahanaEmail author
  • Rajesh Bose
  • Debabrata Sarddar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 11)


The rise in demand for cloud computing services has thrown sharply into focus the subject of energy efficiency and cooling methods. The words “green” and “computing” can often translate into commercial and production successes, vendors and consumers alike are keen to optimize the services offered through cloud data centers as much as possible. While various existing methods help in bringing down rising temperatures of servers operating in cloud data center infrastructure, most authors would agree that pushing in cold air requires energy to be fed to cooling equipment and the associated infrastructure. Based upon existing research conducted, we approached the problem in a new light—concentrating on server utilization to regulate the temperature. We introduce Mean Utilization Factor concept that allows detecting and regulating the amount of cool air that is to be channeled in and around the servers within a cloud data center to bring down the operating temperature.


Temperature monitoring Power consumption Server utilization Mean utilization factor Cloud data center 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sudipta Sahana
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rajesh Bose
    • 2
  • Debabrata Sarddar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringJIS College of EngineeringKalyani, NadiaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of KalyaniKalyani, NadiaIndia

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