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Carbon aware temporal shifting of Kubernetes workloads using KEDA

The Carbon Aware KEDA Operator was announced by Microsoft last month in a keynote at KubeCon EU in Amsterdam. Sadly I couldn’t attend this time but it was good to see from afar that there were more sustainability talks and the great work the Environmental Sustainability TAG (Technical Advisory Group) is doing coordinating efforts across the CNCF and liaising with other organizations like the Green Software Foundation. Carbon aware scheduling is an area of green software I’ve been interested in for some time....

Tue, May 23, 2023 · Ross Fairbanks
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Energy consumption of a Kubernetes cluster using Scaphandre

Green Software Engineering is a new and evolving branch of software engineering for building more sustainable systems. Using these types of techniques the tech sector can play its part in tackling the climate crisis and reducing our dependence on fossil fuels. For running software electricity consumption is a key metric. Of course the source of that electricity and the carbon emissions embodied in the hardware are also important. However even if the electricity sourced consists of mainly renewable energy, consuming less electricity frees it up to be used for other purposes....

Mon, May 23, 2022 · Ross Fairbanks