Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Rob johnson paws

577 views

Published on

Aberystwyth University's presentation at Gregynog on PAWS.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Rob johnson paws

  1. 1. Rob Johnson, Information Services<br />rob.johnson@aber.ac.uk<br />http://paws.aber.ac.uk<br />
  2. 2. What’s PAWS?<br />Power down And Wake System<br />What is it?<br />The history of PAWS<br />Why PAWS?<br />
  3. 3. JISC<br />Who are they?<br />Funding – how much? objectives? timescale?<br />Open Source<br />Collaborate with other institutions<br />
  4. 4. Savings?<br /><ul><li>1 computer = 2.5 KW/h units of electricity per day…
  5. 5. Without power management:
  6. 6. 4375 units of electricity per day
  7. 7. £127,750 per year!
  8. 8. The average utilisation:
  9. 9. public service computer = 20%
  10. 10. staff computer = 23%...
  11. 11. With PAWS power management in place:</li></ul>A total potential saving of £100,000 per year for 1750 computers at just Aberystwyth University!<br />
  12. 12. And if you don’t believe me…<br />These live statistics provided at http://power.aber.ac.uk/paws<br />
  13. 13. Main Features of PAWS?<br />Server Controlled<br />End user has the power!<br />Savings stats are auto generated<br />
  14. 14. Techie Bit…<br />Development Environment<br />Technologies<br />Subversion<br />
  15. 15. What makes up PAWS?<br />GUI: PAWS Client Manager<br />GUI: PAWS Admin Manager<br />Agent: PAWS Client<br />Agent: PAWS Server<br />Servlets: PAWS Web<br />
  16. 16. How does PAWS sleeping work?<br />SQL Server/MySQL Database<br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. Sleep Modes?<br />Sleep when logged out<br />Forced/scheduled sleep<br />Warned sleep<br />Idle sleep<br />
  19. 19.
  20. 20. Wake-on-LAN<br />What is it?<br />How is it useful?<br />PAWS WOL<br />Windows Updates<br />
  21. 21. Freebies with PAWS Client…<br />Public Service Computer Monitoring<br />Automatic logout<br />Abandoned Memory Sticks<br />
  22. 22. Negatives?<br />Client Agent Installation<br />Maintenance<br />Support? <br />
  23. 23. Positives?<br />Financial<br />Environment<br />Free – open source under Apache GPL <br />Institutional benefits<br />
  24. 24. What about other products?<br />1e Nightwatchman<br />Data Synergy - Powerman<br />Other free products – not really… <br />
  25. 25. Interested Parties<br />Swansea & Trinity St. Davids<br />Pembrokeshire & Ceredigion County Councils<br />SOCITM Cymru<br />
  26. 26. Where are we now?<br />Interface development<br />Agent development<br />Test rollout to Information Services, Estates and IBERS departments<br />Generic development and<br />consultation with other institutions<br />
  27. 27. Goals?<br />Financial & Environmental<br />Be accepted<br />Offer Support Team?<br />Documentation/User manuals<br />Contact: Rob Johnson, rob.johnson@aber.ac.uk<br />View our blog at http://paws.aber.ac.uk<br />

×