Sustainable Software

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

Sustainable Software Engineering (SSE) and the role and responsibilities of a Sustainable Software Engineer

Sustainable Software Engineering is a new discipline that brings together climatology, software and hardware technology and data center designs. In this post I will clarify these principles, describing the possible role of the Sustainable Software Engineer, with consequent responsibilities and skills necessary to interpret it at the best.

Using ML to monitor coral reef bleaching

Coral Reefs & Bleaching Events Coral reefs form home for an estimated 25% of all marine life incorporating more than four thousand species of fish and over a million other aquatic species that live, breed, and are dependent on coral reef ecosystems during their lifetime [1]. This number is significantly important if we consider that...

Measuring the carbon impact of web browsing

Search, simple click, simple letter typed in the search box have an impact on the environment when browsing Internet. Under Windows, the user spends on average 60% of his time in the browser; all of his actions can be measured and therefore can be optimized to reduce carbon emissions. How can we change our behavior? How to know your ...

The current state of affairs and a roadmap for effective carbon-accounting tooling in AI

The societal case for carbon accounting of AI systems   Digital services consume a lot of energy and it goes without saying that in a world with accelerating climate change, we must be conscious in all parts of life with our carbon footprints. In the case of the software that we write, specifically, the AI systems we build, these ...

Introducing EcoQoS

EcoQoS is a new Quality of Service (QoS) level introduced to Windows that developers can now opt-in to run their work efficiently, leading to better energy efficiency/increased battery life, reduced fan noise and power/thermal throttling.

Remote working: How organizations can achieve their sustainability goals

By massively increasing the Hybrid Work usage (time spent in meetings has more than doubled globally, and over 40 billion more emails were delivered in February of this year compared with last. Source : Microsoft releases findings and considerations from one year of remote work in Work Trend Index - Stories), the health crisis has not only...

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