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Software and Sustainability

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Slides of the inaugural speech of Patricia Lago as full professor at the VU University Amsterdam. You can find the accompanying text at: http://dare.ubvu.vu.nl/handle/1871/53978

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Software and Sustainability

  1. 1. ‹#› Het begint met een idee SOFTWARE AND SUSTAINABILITY ( ) ILLUSTRATION: VU STRATEGIC PLAN, VISION 2015-2020 by Prof. Dr. Patricia Lago in the occasion of her Inaugural Speech 15 January 2016
  2. 2. Source: tahoediamond, US Yellow is the brilliant, radiant sun that warms the coldest of hearts
  3. 3. Technical Economic SocialEnvironmental Source: P. Lago et al. “Framing Sustainability as a Software Quality Property”, ACM Communications, 2015.
  4. 4. ‹#› Het begint met een idee Source: Philips Simplicity Sustainable City Light Concept “Light Blossom” Solar energy Wind energy Low power mode Full intensity mode PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  5. 5. Lighting up the Park Uppsala , Sweden (2015) Source: YouTube Light up the dark: CityTouchPATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  6. 6. Lighting up the Park Uppsala , Sweden (2015) 57% improvement in children’s mood 43% also better sleeping pattern PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  7. 7. Authorities can manage and control LED streetlights remotely with this connected system [Photos courtesy of Philips] Philips CityTouch System Smart lighting-control- software & LED technology Proportional cost reductions 80% reduction energy consumption PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  8. 8. Smart and Sustainable Source: 盧柏宇, Wikimedia Commons An artist's illustration of a smart city 9.7 billion connected things being used by 2020 Software as glue, and transformational power PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  9. 9. Source: Clicking Clean, Greenpeace, 2014 A collective global electricity consumption of 12% by 2017. (2015) PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  10. 10. The software industry and unsustainability ENIAC Programmers Project (1946) Photo: Corbis Steve Jobs unveils the iPhone (2007) Photo: Wikimedia Commons Hardware Energy- unaware software Hardware optimizations are negated by software inefficiencies [cf. Wirth’ Law] Potential 87% energy savings with cloud migration of legacy software [Berkeley Labs] PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  11. 11. Software technical challenges User-centricQuality of Service Elastic Source: Nanda Piersma et al., 2015 LastingPATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  12. 12. “Technology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.” Melvin Kranzberg, 1986 Photo: Adapted from Rural Southern Story County by cwwycoff1 PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  13. 13. SYSTEMIC IMPACT ENABLING IMPACT TECHNICAL ECONOMIC SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL softwar e IMMEDIATE IMPACT PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  14. 14. Software architecture provides a bird’s eye view to address the effects on the four dimensions of sustainability. Photo: adapted from AnonymousPATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  15. 15. TECHNICAL ECONOMIC SOCIALENVIRONMENTAL IMMEDIATE IMPACT ENABLING IMPACT SYSTEMIC IMPACT ENERGY SAVINGS SCALABILITY CONFIGURABILITY SOFTWARE SYSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT METHOD © PATRICIA LAGO WELL BEING HEATHCARE SAVINGS ENERGY COSTS Smart Lighting PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  16. 16. TECHNICAL ECONOMIC SOCIALENVIRONMENTAL IMMEDIATE IMPACT ENABLING IMPACT SYSTEMIC IMPACT SOFTWARE SYSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT METHOD © PATRICIA LAGO ELASTICITY ENERGY SAVINGS CARBON FOOTPRINT SCALABILITY PROVISIONING COSTS Video streamin g software PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  17. 17. Energy consumption is software defined. The cloud is there because software needs it, and if software is bloat and data management inefficient, any optimization will be just wasted. Photo: Act Two-Um PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  18. 18. “Cost reduction is a given, but (software) transformation is critical”. Rick Wright, KMPG Global Cloud Enablement Leader GREEN LAB © S2GROUP PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  19. 19. Software engineering knowledge IMAGE: ANONYMOUS Energy efficient software SOURCES: S2GROUP (2014) & ADS project BIG DATA 4 GREEN SOFTWARE (2015) -25% Software architecture design decisions SOURCES: LAGO, LEWIS, PROCACCIANTI (WICSA 2014. ECSA 2015) 80B€ How much? -63.5% -1.9M€ Smart cloud governance PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  20. 20. ‹#› Het begint met een idee “Software is eating the world”. Marc Andreessen, 2011 PHOTO: NIGEL PARRY PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  21. 21. ILLUSTRATION: THE GRIFFIN GOES GREEN, adapted from Massimiliano Nibid Graphics PATRICIA LAGO ©2016
  22. 22. Source: tahoediamond, US Yellow is the brilliant, radiant sun that warms the coldest of hearts Ik heb gezegd. PATRICIA LAGO ©2016

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