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  • The Top 10 myths of frugal ICT

    The Top 10 myths of frugal ICT

    I have been working for more than 8 years in GreenIT and I have seen lately that several studies and initiatives have started. This is a very positive sign and shows that there is a real dynamic to change the impact of ICT. All actions, whether small scale, as a simple awareness, or on a larger scale such as the optimization of a website with millions of visitors, is good to take into account the climate emergency.

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  • The software world is destroying itself ... Manifesto for a more sustainable development

    The software world is destroying itself ... Manifesto for a more sustainable development

    The world of software is bad and if we do not act, we may regret it. Environment, quality, exclusion … Software Eats The World? Yes a little too much. The software world is bad. Well, superficially, everything is fine. How could a domain with so many economic promises for the well-being of humanity go wrong? Asking ourselves the question could be a challenging of all that. So everything is fine.

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  • How to detect energy and performance issues of your mobile applications before your users?

    How to detect energy and performance issues of your mobile applications before your users?

    In this article, we explain the issues of mobile applications energy and performance, and how to detect them before your users. Performance and energy, essential criteria for mobile applications The performance of a digital solution is an important criterion for user. Without performance, users will be critical and in the worst case will no longer use the service. This factor has been reinforced with mobility, given the less powerful platforms and networks with unequal characteristics.

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  • Why is measuring performance with the CPU a mistake?

    Why is measuring performance with the CPU a mistake?

    In his Upscale 2018 presentation last march, Brendan Gregg, senior performance architect at Netflix, explains why the CPU isn’t a good metric for measuring performance. Everyone uses %CPU to measure performance, but everyone is wrong Brendan Gregg, senior performance architect at Netflix This is an opportunity for us to revisit what we have been pushing for a long time: How to measure performance and resource consumption reliably?

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  • Is Twitter Lite really that light for your battery life?

    Is Twitter Lite really that light for your battery life?

    Earlier this spring, Twitter launched Twitter Lite, which is, as the name suggests, a lighter alternative to its mobile application. We have seen a lot of users wondering if Twitter Lite was really honoring its promises: is it really that Lite? Does it actually consume less data? Does it lower the impact on the smartphone’s battery for real? Since GREENSPECTOR provides a benchmarking software and a way to quantify energy consumption of mobile and web applications, we wanted to find out by ourselves.

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