Stu Miniman with SiliconANGLE Media is one of the more vocal voices in the analyst community discussing Edge Computing use cases. Stu tends to bring a very pragmatic point of view to discussions and is an informed skeptic. Recently, Stu shared his contrarian views on Edge Computing discussing how the Edge isn’t killing the Cloud, an opinion that […]

This post was authored by John Dilley and first appeared on LinkedIn. Does lower network latency make a difference to performance? We absolutely think so! When I described the Programmable Edge concept to my father, a career scientist with deep research and teaching experience, he said, “Light can circle the Earth 7 times in a second, how […]

This blog was originally published on Hackernoon. The Edge is clearly a hot topic. And the massive number of responses to my previous blog asking whether the Edge is killing the Cloud is ample evidence of how many differing and passionate opinions exist out there. The Edge is important because certain workloads are best run closer to […]

My thoughts on edge vs cloud computing were published by Data Center Knowledge. The Edge is NOT killing the Cloud. Edge computing is the next phase in the evolution of cloud-native applications and will mature to become a critical building block for all applications delivered over the Internet. Application owners and operations teams clearly recognize that […]

This post was authored by John Dilley and first appeared on LinkedIn. At Rafay Systems we’re defining the Programmable Edge. In our view, the Edge is as close as you, as an application owner, can get to your end users. Studies have demonstrated when web site speed improves the user experience browse-to-buy conversion rates increase. The […]

This article originally appeared on LinkedIn. Here’s my litmus test to determine whether an application is cloud native: It MUST be able to run entirely on spot instances in a public cloud environment. The application must be designed such that any one instance being shut down randomly should have no material impact on the application’s […]