6. Energy-Efficient Job Placement on Clusters, Grids, and Clouds

  1. Albert Y. Zomaya and
  2. Young Choon Lee
  1. Damien Borgetto1,
  2. Henri Casanova2,
  3. Georges Da Costa1 and
  4. Jean-Marc Pierson1

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342015.ch6

Energy-Efficient Distributed Computing Systems

Energy-Efficient Distributed Computing Systems

How to Cite

Borgetto, D., Casanova, H., Da Costa, G. and Pierson, J.-M. (2012) Energy-Efficient Job Placement on Clusters, Grids, and Clouds, in Energy-Efficient Distributed Computing Systems (eds A. Y. Zomaya and Y. C. Lee), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118342015.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Distributed and High Performance Computing, School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

  2. 2

    University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Hawai'i, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470908754

Online ISBN: 9781118342015



  • energy-efficient job placement on clusters, grids, clouds;
  • energy consumption, new criterion for job placement;
  • techniques, energy-aware infrastructures and energy metrics;
  • energy-aware job placement algorithms, intelligent resource


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Problem and Motivation

  • Energy-Aware Infrastructures

  • Current Resource Management Practices

  • Scientific and Technical Challenges

  • Energy-Aware Job Placement Algorithms

  • Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • References