My Edgy Predictions for 2019

This blog was originally published on Medium.

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!

Edge AI Summit with Haseeb Budhani, Co-founder & CEO: Rafay Systems

This interview with Haseeb Budhani, CEO and Co-Founder of Rafay Systems, was conducted by the Edge AI Summit in advance of their December 11, 2018 conference in San Francisco. 

At the Edge AI Summit next month, you will be presenting a presentation titled ‘What is an Edge and

When Deploying Apps Closer To Endpoints, The Obvious Isn't So Obvious

This blog posting originally appeared in the Forbes Technology Council.

Creating a network of edges is a much harder problem than it appears. I know because I talk with enterprise and service providers every day about this challenge.

I've seen numerous press stories recently on

Serverless & Functions  -  Not One And The Same

This blog was originally published in Hackernoon.

When you see or hear the word “serverless,” which of the following comes to mind:

  1. AWS Lambda@Edge
  2. Cloudflare Workers
  3. Physical servers whimsically flying out of a data center

If you picked (3), you may be on the wrong website.

You’re Already Using the Edge (and may not know it)

It’s hard to not read a tech article these days without seeing something about Edge Computing. It reminds me of the hype around “The Cloud” in 2009, including the confusion about what the “cloud” was useful for.  What seems to be missing now is a good explanation of what the

Three Myths About Edge Computing

Edge computing will fundamentally transform the cloud. In some camps, it is already assumed to be the default technology to address growing challenges such as reduced application performance, application distribution, improved security, data sovereignty compliance and

How Many Edges Will It Take?

As latency bounds go down, the number of locations goes up. 

Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.”--The Beatles from “A Day in the Life”

But how many edges will it take to cover the planet ... with a low-latency network?

The Beatles' lyric

8 Things To Consider When Matching A Young Tech Professional With A Mentor

As you add new IT professionals to your business, you need to remember to find ways to keep them engaged and committed. This is especially true when it comes to young professionals who can quickly prove themselves valuable, as retaining them can be challenging.

As your new

Latest Shiny Podcast: Building Applications At The Infrastructure Edge

If you know Stephen Spector and Rob Hirschfeld, you know that they are not only running a great company, they also produce one of the most interesting podcasts (Latest Shiny Podcast) out there.

Stephen and Rob spent some time with us recently, talking through the infrastructure

Intel vs AMD — The Debate Is Apparently Still Raging

I walked into the office earlier this week to find a serious discussion raging amongst the engineering team. Concerned that the team had hit some technical roadblock, I skipped my customary walk to the coffee machine and instead grabbed a chair in the bullpen.

“What happened?” I