Call for Papers: CoolDC’17

Workshop on Cool Topics in Sustainable Data Centers (CoolDC’17)
http://cooldc17.eecs.umich.edu
co-located with ASPLOS 2017
Xi’an, China
April 9, 2017

Submission Deadline: Feburary 10, 2017 11:59pm EST

The 2017 Workshop on Cool Topics in Sustainable Data Centers (CoolDC ’17) is a forum to disseminate results and stimulate further cutting-edge research in quantitative design, evaluation, and research methods for sustainable data centers. The goal of the workshop is to become a venue where experts in sustainable energy systems, data center physical infrastructure, networking and server architecture, cloud computing, and internet-scale applications can come together to exchange ideas on how to maintain and improve the sustainability of warehouse-scale computer infrastructure.

Topics of interest in sustainable data centers include but are not limited to:
– Instrumentation, measurement, and characterization studies
– Metrics, benchmarks, interfaces
– Performance, energy and other resource trade-offs, energy complexity
– Energy-efficient software optimization, application design
– System-level optimization, cross-layer coordination
– Scheduling, run-time adaptation, feedback control
– Processor, memory, network, storage, hardware components and architecture
– Reliability and power management
– Thermal management
– Green energy sources and their implications
– Technologies for and management of energy storage
– Life-cycle analysis

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Submitted papers must be no longer than 6 single-spaced 8.5″ x 11″ pages. Please submit your papers by Feburary 10, 2017 11:59pm EST, in PDF format via the Web submission form.

ORGANIZERS:
Workshop Chairs:
Thu Nguyen, Rutgers University
Yungang Bao, ICT

Steering Committee:
Weisong Shi, Wayne State University
Thomas Wenisch, University of Michigan