Edge computing is a fundamental shift that is happening in our industry right now. It is driven by all the applications that are super low-latency, interactive and personalized. These applications, to be effective, need compute to be operated closer to users and endpoints. This massive shift is driving a new industry.
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Uber and other behemoths (e.g. Netflix, YouTube and eBay) have made significant investments in time, manpower and capital to build out and maintain a global infrastructure footprint along with an easy-to-consume application runtime environment layered across said global infrastructure. But if you are not a behemoth, and cannot afford your own global infrastructure, what are your alternatives?
Tracking widgets along an assembly line using cameras, or tracking virtually anything using video analysis, can leverage the edge to great affect writes John Dilley, Chief Architect at Rafay Systems, in his latest blog. Read more
We recently celebrated Rafay’s one year anniversary, and our amazing team continues to blaze new trails. In this short time, we have exceeded our own aggressive goals by delivering a working product and successful customer trials!
The edge computing market is moving fast and is already fragmenting into micro (market) segments. And while that is a topic for a future blog, I do want to share some of Rafay’s perspective on what 2019 will bring. Here goes: Read more