ūüŹ† Alejandro Barreto — Software Engineer in Austin, TX

Who has the greenest cloud?

As engineers pick cloud vendors for future SaaS products and IT offerings, we should consider the environmental impact of those computers.

My rough summary & ranking, as of December 2019:

We should also consider fourth option: computers on-premises, which share the same carbon neutrality story as our buildings and AC. The cloud is often better: besides energy mix, you gain efficiencies in cooling, hardware, compute utilization… basically, economies of scale.

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