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Category: Sustainability

Biocapacity digital twin solution on AWS

IBM Hackathon Produces Innovative Sustainability Solutions on AWS

This post was co-authored by Dhana Vadivelan, Senior Manager, Solutions Architecture, AWS; Markus Graulich, Chief Architect AI EMEA, IBM Consulting; and Vlad Zamfirescu, Senior Solutions Architect, IBM Consulting Our consulting partner, IBM, organized the “Sustainability Applied 2021” hackathon in September 2021. This three-day event aimed to generate new ideas, create reference architecture patterns using AWS […]

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Sustainability Attendee Guide 2021

Deepen Your Knowledge of Architecting for Sustainability at re:Invent

This year, AWS customers took on sustainability challenges, including energy efficient building management, environmental and social governance reporting, and near-real-time renewable energy plant monitoring. Underscoring these unique and compelling projects is a need to understand, at the developer level, how to architect sustainably. So, this year, we’re excited to share sustainability content at re:Invent to […]

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Overview of services that integrate with CloudWatch and Trusted Advisor for monitoring metrics

Optimizing your AWS Infrastructure for Sustainability, Part III: Networking

In Part I: Compute and Part II: Storage of this series, we introduced strategies to optimize the compute and storage layer of your AWS architecture for sustainability. This blog post focuses on the network layer of your AWS infrastructure and proposes concepts to optimize your network utilization. Optimizing the networking layer of your AWS infrastructure When you […]

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CloudWatch for monitoring your storage resources

Optimizing your AWS Infrastructure for Sustainability, Part II: Storage

In Part I of this series, we introduced you to strategies to optimize the compute layer of your AWS architecture for sustainability. We provided you with success criteria, metrics, and architectural patterns to help you improve resource and energy efficiency of your AWS workloads. This blog post focuses on the storage layer of your AWS infrastructure and provides […]

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Shared responsibility model for sustainability

Optimizing your AWS Infrastructure for Sustainability, Part I: Compute

As organizations align their business with sustainable practices, it is important to review every functional area. If you’re building, deploying, and maintaining an IT stack, improving its environmental impact requires informed decision making. This three-part blog series provides strategies to optimize your AWS architecture within compute, storage, and networking. In Part I, we provide success criteria […]

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