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Adaptive Frequency Scaling for Efficient Power Management in Pipelined Deep Packet Inspection Systems
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 Title & Authors
Adaptive Frequency Scaling for Efficient Power Management in Pipelined Deep Packet Inspection Systems
Kim, Han-Soo;
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 Abstract
An efficient method for reducing power consumption in pipelined deep packet inspection systems is proposed. It is based on the observation that the number of memory accesses is dominant for the power consumption and the number of accesses drops drastically as the input goes through stages of the pipelined AC-DFA. A DPI system is implemented where the operating frequency of the stages that are not frequently used in the pipeline is reduced to eliminate the waste of power consumption. The power consumption of the proposed DPI system is measured upon various input character set and up to 25% of reduction of total power consumption is obtained, compared to those of the recent DPI systems. The method can be easily applied to other pipelined architecture and string searching applications.
 Keywords
DPI;string searching;AC-DFA;frequency scaling;power consumption;
 Language
Korean
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