Sustainability and High Performance Computing: A Use Case in Basel

In recent years, there has been a growing concern about the environmental impact of information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure. The high energy consumption of data centers and the associated carbon emissions have raised questions about the sustainability of the digital world. At the same time, there is a need for faster and more powerful […]

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Electricity and Heat: Origin and Impact Although sustainability encompasses a much broader set of themes and challenges than electricity consumption, we established in our previous article that the environmental impacts of data centres are largely related to the origin (electricity production mix) and quantity of electricity used (efficiency) to power infrastructures and deliver services. Electricity […]

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Sustainable High Performance Computing

Towards a Sustainable High Performance Computing  As technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 3D imaging advance, the amount and complexity of data that needs to be processed is exponentially growing. In order to support these technologies we need fast, powerful and reliable computing resources and this is where Sustainable High […]