Wednesday, May 27, 2009

IBM on Linux: "Lean, clean, and green"

IBM developerWorks has an article (Linux: Lean, clean, and green: How GNU/Linux is becoming more eco-friendly - 26 May 2009) which examines some of the Green benefits of the Linux operating system. It focuses primarily on the low resource demands Linux has on systems (as well as its support for older systems), thus extending the life of machines that would otherwise be junked. Also discussed is virtualization and aspects of the Linux OS that reduce power consumption in servers.

Additional Green Linux and Open Source resource:

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