Energy Consumption of IT System in Cloud Data Center: Architecture, Factors and Prediction

  • Haowei Lin
  • Xiaolong XuEmail author
  • Xinheng Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11783)


In recent years, as cloud data center has grown constantly in size and quantity, the energy consumption of cloud data center has increased dramatically. Therefore, it is of great significance to study the energy-saving issues of cloud data centers in depth. Therefore, this paper analyzes the architecture of energy consumption of IT system in cloud data centers and proposes a new framework for collecting energy consumption. Based on this framework, the factors affecting energy consumption are studied, and various parameters closely related to energy consumption are selected. Finally, the RBF neural network is used to model and predict the energy consumption of the cloud data centers, which is aim to prove the accuracy of the framework for collecting energy consumption and influencing factors. The experimental results show that these parameters under the framework for collecting energy consumption have better accuracy and adaptability to the prediction of energy consumption in cloud data centers than the previous model of energy consumption prediction.


Cloud computing Cloud data center Energy consumption Prediction Architecture 



This work was jointly supported by National Key Research and Development Program of China under Grant 2018YFB1003702, Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Big Data Security & Intelligent Processing, and the Talent Project in Six Fields of Jiangsu Province under Grant 2015-JNHB-012.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Big Data Security and Intelligent ProcessingNanjing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsNanjingChina
  2. 2.University of West LondonLondonUK

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