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Reducing power consumption during execution of an application on a plurality of compute nodes

United States Patent

8,195,967
June 5, 2012
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Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for reducing power consumption during execution of an application on a plurality of compute nodes that include: executing, by each compute node, an application, the application including power consumption directives corresponding to one or more portions of the application; identifying, by each compute node, the power consumption directives included within the application during execution of the portions of the application corresponding to those identified power consumption directives; and reducing power, by each compute node, to one or more components of that compute node according to the identified power consumption directives during execution of the portions of the application corresponding to those identified power consumption directives.
Archer; Charles J. (Rochester, MN), Blocksome; Michael A. (Rochester, MN), Peters; Amanda E. (Rochester, MN), Ratterman; Joseph D. (Rochester, MN), Smith; Brian E. (Rochester, MN)
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
12/ 129,319
May 29, 2008
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. B554331 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.