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Green Information Systems for Sustainable IT

  • C. Cappiello
  • M. Fugini
  • B. Pernici
  • P. Plebani
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Abstract

We present the approach to green information systems adopted in the Green Active Management of Energy in IT Service centres (GAMES) Project. The goal of GAMES is to develop methodologies, models, and tools to reduce the environmental impact of information systems at all levels, from application and services to physical machines and IT plants. This paper focuses on models and methods for the analysis and reduction of the energy consumption associated with applications which are made energy-aware through annotations and Green Performance Indicators (GPI) in applications.

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Acknowledgements

This work is supported by the GAMES project6 and partly funded by the European Commission’s IST activity of the 7th Framework Program, under Contract n. ICT-248514. The opinions in this work are of the authors and not necessarily of the European Commission. The Commission is not liable for any use that may be made of information in this work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Cappiello
    • 1
  • M. Fugini
    • 1
  • B. Pernici
    • 1
  • P. Plebani
    • 1
  1. 1.Dip. Elettronica e InformazionePolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

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