Notes on the paper Khan et al (2018) RAPL in Action: Experiences in Using RAPL for Power Measurements. Advantages and limitations of the Running Average Power Limit (RAPL) interface.
Firefox 104 introduces power consumption measurement in the profiler. What does this mean for analyzing website energy consumption?
Which languages are the fastest and most energy efficient? The simple answer is: C, C++, Rust. The accurate answer is: it depends.
Is it better to replace powerful developer laptops with cloud dev environments? What is the carbon cost of my software development – builds, tests, deploys, code hosting, dev environments?
Developers face an onslaught of marketing and an unrelenting velocity of releases to keep up with. This is why we started Console.
What’s next? 1) Console - a free weekly email digest of the best tools for developers; 2) researching sustainable computing at Uptime Institute.
Although writing the code itself is the same, 2020 is a different world compared to 2009. Cloud. Databases. IDEs. How far have we come?
We want to encourage more efficient use of cloud resources but designing incentives is hard. That changes with serverless and edge compute. Now energy usage is linked to price.
E-mail is seeing a wave of innovation. You might think that e-mail is done but opinionated software can appeal to niches of hundreds of thousands of customers. This is how startups can compete today.
Perfectly functional hardware, forced into obsolescence by software. Do you always want to use the latest and greatest? What about your users? How long should you maintain software and APIs for?