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A Simple Analytical Model for Energy Efficient Ethernet

Ajmone Marsan, Marco and Fernández Anta, Antonio and Mancuso, Vincenzo and Rengarajan, Balaji and Reviriego Vasallo, Pedro and Rizzo, Gianluca (2011) A Simple Analytical Model for Energy Efficient Ethernet. [Journal Articles]

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Abstract

The recently approved Energy Efficient Ethernet standard IEEE 802.3az achieves energy savings by using a low power mode when the link is idle. However, those savings heavily depend on the traffic patterns, due to the overhead inherent in transitions between active and low power modes. This makes it impractical to estimate energy savings through measurements or simulations in all relevant scenarios. In this letter we present an analytical model to estimate the energy consumption of an Energy Efficient Ethernet link, based on simple traffic parameters. The model is validated through simulation and experimental data.

Item Type: Journal Articles
Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy management, modeling.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Acosta Angel
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2012 10:37
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2013 12:42
URI: http://eprints.networks.imdea.org/id/eprint/170

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