Sustainable Software

Learn how to define, build and run sustainable software applications.

Adopting Azure serverless architectures to help reduce CO2 emissions – Part 2 (Extending to the Edge)

  In the previous part of the serverless architecture post for the Contoso Claim processing application, we built two components. In this iteration, we will make the architecture more sustainable by using Edge computing. Edge computing is a paradigm that brings the compute, storage, and intelligence right down to the ...

Does the Language You Choose Change the Carbon Impact of Client UI Apps?

In my previous post here, I went over how you can use the energy monitoring framework built into Windows (on battery powered devices) to estimate the energy consumption of your applications.  In this post, I am taking it a step further and using the energy monitoring framework to evaluate application tradeoffs a developer might make to ...

How Azure.com uses Serverless Functions for Consumption-based utilization and reduced always-on electric footprint

In June 2020, we shared how Azure.com achieves a global scale and how Sustainable Software Engineering principles were at the center. In this post we discuss how serverless architecture helped us create more sustainable apps and saved us 10x in azure spend for our data pipeline middleware. By shifting our workloads from always-on to on-demand...

VLC Energy Optimization With GPU

For the past few years, sustainable software engineering has arisen as one of the major topics in the daily discussions I have with software developers. Due to the advancements in technology, as well as the increasing awareness we share on climate change and the overall impact of tech on the environment, sustainable software engineering is now...

Feedback usabilla icon