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Profiling an application for power consumption during execution on a compute node

United States Patent

8,539,270
September 17, 2013
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Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for profiling an application for power consumption during execution on a compute node that include: receiving an application for execution on a compute node; identifying a hardware power consumption profile for the compute node, the hardware power consumption profile specifying power consumption for compute node hardware during performance of various processing operations; determining a power consumption profile for the application in dependence upon the application and the hardware power consumption profile for the compute node; and reporting the power consumption profile for the application.
Archer; Charles J. (Rochester, MN), Blocksome; Michael A. (Rochester, MN), Peters; Amanda E. (Cambridge, MA), Ratterman; Joseph D. (Seattle, WA), Smith; Brian E. (Rochester, MN)
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
13/ 447,501
20120204041
April 16, 2012
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.