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GIAN course on "Energy Management in Cloud Data Centers"

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Indian Institute of Technology Patna



Patna, BR 801103


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With the increasing demand for cloud services, the data centers continue to grow in size and number, and hence their collective energy footprint. The high‐energy consumption of data centers is a problem from several perspectives including architectural limitations, heat removal challenges, and cost of electricity. The changing nature of data centers‚ and the technology that impacts them‚ makes it even more critical that IT professionals, engineers, designers and networking professional remain up to date on the current theories and best practices for issues around topics of power‚ cooling‚ efficiency, management‚ and design of data centers and the underlying enabling hardware and software technologies.

This unique course will provide up to date information and present the energy management in real, virtualized and leased environments. The course will provide a comprehensive discussion of the following research topics: architecture of and energy use in data modern centers, silicon technology trends and energy related challenges, power and energy management at different levels and temporal granularities including hardware, software, and entire data center, power management in virtualized, leased and multi-tenant environments, need for energy adaptation and coordination, multilevel power management, data center network fabrics and their power management, storage and storage network power management and emerging challenges in data center hardware, software, and infrastructure design.

(Speaker: Prof. Krishna Kant, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA ) during 25th December to 29th December, 2017 under GIAN programme of MHRD, Government of India.

Course Modules

This course will cover following modules:

Module I: Introduction: Data Center architecture, Power Wall, and power management basics

Module II: Power Management at hardware, software, and data center level

Module III: Power Management and adaptation in virtualized data centers

Module IV: Data Center Network Fabrics and Power Management

Module V: Storage power management and adaptation in data centers

The flyer can be downloaded from the link given below.

Registration is open (Number of seats is 50 only) at the following link:

Procedure for registration:-

Step 1: One Time Registration: In order to register for any GIAN course, candidates will have to get registered at the GIAN Portal of IIT Kharagpur using the following steps.

1.1 Create login and password at

1.2 Login and complete the registration form

1.3 Select course to be attended

1.4 Confirm your application and payment information.

1.5 Pay Rs 500 ( one time, non-refundable ) online through payment gateway.

1.6 Download and print your "pdf file" of your enrollment application form for your personal records and copy of the same to be sent to course coordinator

Step-2: Deposit the fee at IIT Patna as per following:-

Industry/ Research Organizations: Rs. 5000/‐

Faculty Members from Academic Institutions: Rs. 2500/‐

Research Scholars/Students: Rs. 1000/‐

Account Details: For paying the registration fees, Please mention the purpose of payment as “Registration Fees of Gian Course: Title/171013D07

Account Name: Indian Institute of Technology Patna

Account No. 30957551934

IFSC Code SBIN0017164

Bank Name State Bank of India

Branch Name IIT Patna, Bihta Campus

MICR No. 801002005

Please scan and send copy of transaction slip to, .

We will confirm seat.

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