Green Computing: Sustainability in Software (Paperback)

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Green Computing: Sustainability in Software (Paperback)


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Green computing, which is also called sustainable computing or eco-friendly computing, is a new way of doing things that aims to make software creation and IT more responsible for the environment. As a result, software and systems are being made that not only meet the needs of the digital age but also leave as little of an impact on the environment as possible. Green computing is becoming more important as we become more dependent on technology. It is a key step toward a more healthy future.

The main goal of green computing is to make computing processes and infrastructure less harmful to the world. This method includes many different actions and plans that aim to save energy, protect resources, and lower the amount of electronic trash that ends up in landfills. It tries to find a balance between the need to protect our world and the never-ending desire to make technology better.

Energy efficiency is one of the most important parts of green computers. Huge amounts of energy are used by traditional data centers and computers, which adds a lot to carbon emissions. Sustainable software development puts an emphasis on making programs and code that use less energy. Developers can help lower energy use by making software that needs fewer computing resources. This will lower greenhouse gas emissions and running costs.

The ideas of virtualization and cloud computing are also very important to green computing.

These technologies make it possible to combine real servers and data centers, which makes better use of resources and uses less energy. Virtualization and cloud computing also make it easier for renewable energy sources to be used because companies can choose where to put their data centers based on how much green energy is available.

Software makers can also do a lot to help cut down on electronic waste. By making software that makes hardware last longer and easier to fix, they help create a circular economy model in which things are used longer and thrown away less often. This method lowers the need for raw materials and lessens the damage that making and throwing away electronics does to the earth.

Green computing also focuses on environmentally friendly ways to make software, in addition to these technical elements. This includes making the software business more environmentally friendly, promoting eco-friendly design thinking, and making people more aware of how software choices affect the world.

Product Details ISBN: 9788196720346
ISBN-10: 8196720343
Publisher: Readers Publications
Publication Date: November 1st, 2023
Pages: 190
Language: English