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Looking at All the Sides of Sustainable Cloud

Posted May 29, 2018 | Technology |
Nature, Earth, Sustainability, Leaf, Arrows, Caution.

The ever-increasing demand for cloud computing services deployed across multiple cloud data centers (CDCs) necessitates a significant amount of power, resulting in high carbon emissions and a negative effect on the environment. In sustainable cloud computing, renewable energy resources power the cloud data centers, replacing the conventional fossil fuel–based grid electricity or brown energy to effectively reduce carbon emissions.

About The Author
Rajkumar Buyya
Rajkumar Buyya is a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Buyya is an IEEE Fellow, earned recognition as a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher (2016, 2017), and received the Scopus Researcher of the Year with Excellence in Innovative Research Award (2017) for his outstanding contributions to cloud computing. He can be reached… Read More
Sukhpal Singh Gill
Sukhpal Singh Gill is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems Laboratory at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He can be reached at sukhpal.gill at unimelb.edu.au.
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