Hagen Höpfner, Christian Bunse


Energy efficiency and -awareness are buzzwords in various areas of information and communication technology and are at the core backbone of GreenIT. Computing centers aim for reducing energy consumption in order to save money and carbon dioxide emissions. Furthermore, GreenIT labels are perfect selling points for computer equipment. Especially battey-powered and mobile devices must consider software’s energy consumption in order to prolong their uptime, while keeping the desired or agreed quality of service (QoS). Even if energy awareness regarding hardware has been researched intensively for a couple of years, the analysis of the impact of software on energy consumption is rather novel. We claim that the development of energy-efficient and -aware software systems require a careful re-examination of the many paradigms in software development.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Höpfner H. and Bunse C. (2011). ENERGY AWARENESS NEEDS A RETHINKING IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8425-77-5, pages 294-297. DOI: 10.5220/0003578002940297

in Bibtex Style

author={Hagen Höpfner and Christian Bunse},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
SN - 978-989-8425-77-5
AU - Höpfner H.
AU - Bunse C.
PY - 2011
SP - 294
EP - 297
DO - 10.5220/0003578002940297