Across multiple industry segments, organizations that are deploying systems to the cloud are increasingly concerned with the carbon footprint of their activities. However, once a system has progressed through design and development and it is in production, its fundamental energy consumption profile is set. Consequently, a need exists for a way to deliver energy consumption awareness to engineers during the development process so that a lower carbon footprint may be established within a system, at the earliest possible stage. To address that need, techniques are presented herein that support a system for delivering such awareness to engineers during the development process. Aspects of the presented techniques encompass integrating with integrated development environments (IDEs) using industry-standard technology, interfacing with energy monitoring technology, and carrying out a statistical analysis involving correlation and regression between tokenized source code and granular workload-oriented carbon impact assessments.
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Smith, Trevor; Reynaud, Carole; Gruszka, Thierry; Bachet, Franck; and Andrieux, Fabien, "DELIVERING EARLY, CONTEXTUALIZED GUIDANCE REGARDING CLOUD CARBON FOOTPRINT", Technical Disclosure Commons, (December 13, 2021)