When It Comes To The Edge, We Need To Think Bigger

Yes, Edge computing is a massive opportunity by any measure ($6.7B by 2022 according to this Markets & Markets report), but maybe we need to think bigger.

Many in the industry are applying their energies to use cases such as in-region data processing, fast rendering for

Rethinking Cloud-Native Architectures In The Age Of Multi-Cloud

As James Markarian stated in his recent Infoworld article, “[when] it comes to the cloud, best-of-breed wins.” James also discussed how the quest for best-of-breed will drive multi-cloud adoption, giving the example of how a Microsoft-centric enterprise may choose Microsoft Azure

SiliconAngle & Team Rafay Discuss all Things Edge Computing

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

How Much Does Network Latency Really Matter?

The blog was originally published on LinkedIn.

The Edge Is A Misnomer

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

Edge Computing 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

The Programmable Edge: Faster and Easier

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

Is Your Application Cloud Native?

Here’s my litmus test to determine whether an application is cloud native:

  1. 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

Introducing The Programmable Edge

The dynamics of the Internet are changing.

Previously, data traveled primarily in one direction: to end users. Now, driven by smart(er) devices and improved access bandwidth, end users are generating content that needs to be processed quickly for a better end user experience.