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Kithmini Indimagedara
Kithmini Indimagedara

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Green Cloud Computing

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'Green Cloud Computing,' the word green in conjunction with cloud computing signifies that it is environmentally beneficial. The idea is to reduce energy usage and garbage disposal to the environment. Before delving more into the concept of green cloud computing, let us first define cloud computing and how it is used in enterprises today. The cloud computing concept has enabled work to be done without the need for a physical server. Campuses leveraged the IT industry to connect servers in server rooms. Cloud computing eliminated physical servers from enterprises and provided the ability to operate remotely.

Energy consumption grew as cloud computing usage increased. This increase in power use has resulted in a significant increase in environmental carbon emissions. The exponential growth of data servers and other infrastructure is causing a rise in energy usage. Reduced energy use reduces carbon emissions in the environment. Cloud computing is investigating energy-efficient methods of operation in order to reduce energy consumption. Green computing in cloud computing is the discovery and production of energy-saving digital methods to reduce carbon emissions to the environment.

Advantages of GCC

  • Conserving Energy by Green Cloud Computing.
  • Remote working minimizes the environmental carbon footprint.
  • Going Paperless with Green Computing and Cloud Computing
  • E-waste Reduction

Disadvantages of GCC

  • The cost of implementation is high.
  • Adapting to changing technology will be difficult.
  • Green computers may be regarded as underpowered.

Goals Of Green Cloud Computing:

  • Reduce the usage of toxic materials, which are harmful to the environment.
  • Green Data Centers
  • Making use of recycled resources.
  • Energy Consumption in the Supply Chain
  • Architecture of Green Cloud Computing

The goal of the green cloud architecture is to reduce data center power usage. The key advantage of green cloud computing architecture is that it ensures real-time performance while decreasing the IDC's energy usage (internet data center). Going Green is a notion that has been around since 1992. Despite its drawbacks, green cloud computing is a notion that is being pushed in order to rescue our environment. The concept is evolving and changing, yet it is critically important for reducing carbon emissions to the environment.

The concept is supposed to save both money and the environment. The risk to human life posed by e-waste disposal is also predicted to be greatly reduced. Cloud computing and green computing will work together to reduce carbon emissions and provide an effective work environment for enterprises. Today, green cloud computing and environmental sustainability are critical.

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