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Title: Power throttling of collections of computing elements

An apparatus and method for controlling power usage in a computer includes a plurality of computers communicating with a local control device, and a power source supplying power to the local control device and the computer. A plurality of sensors communicate with the computer for ascertaining power usage of the computer, and a system control device communicates with the computer for controlling power usage of the computer.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ; ;  [5] ;  [6] ;  [5] ;  [2] ;  [7] ;  [8] ;  [9]
  1. Ridgefield, CT
  2. Yorktown Heights, NY
  3. Mount Kidsco, NY
  4. Irvington, NY
  5. Rochester, MN
  6. Cortlandt Manor, NY
  7. Mantorville, MN
  8. Mahopac, NY
  9. Brewster, NY
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1024119
Report Number(s):
8,001,401
US patent application 11/768,752
DOE Contract Number:
B554331
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING