Saving Portable Computer Battery Power through Remote Process Execution
Computer Science (HMC)
We describe a new approach to power saving and battery life extension on an untethered laptop through wireless remote processing of power-costly tasks. We ran a series of experiments comparing the power consumption of processes run locally with that of the same processes run remotely. We examined the trade-off between communication power expenditures and the power cost of local processing. This paper describes our methodology and results of our experiments. We suggest ways to further improve this approach, and outline a software design to support remote process execution.
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Alexey Rudenko, Peter Reiher, Gerald J. Popek, and Geoffrey H. Kuenning. 1998. Saving portable computer battery power through remote process execution. SIGMOBILE Mob. Comput. Commun. Rev. 2, 1 (January 1998), 19-26. DOI=10.1145/584007.584008 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/584007.584008