Author(s): Zhang Xu, Haining Wang, Zichen Xu, Xiaorui Wang

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Date: 22 Feb 2014

Document Type: Briefing Papers

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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2014


Power oversubscription is becoming a trend for data centers to host more servers. However, it also leaves data centers vulnerable to malicious workload that could cause power outages. This paper demonstrates that this new power risk is a real threat under three cloud service models and provides guidance on effective mitigation.