The Internet of Things has long been held up as the panacea to all that ails modern business. Real-time visibility and intelligent response to systemic anomalies have long promised to ruthlessly and autonomously eliminate inefficiency, delivering us into a new era of accountability, performance, and profit. The largest consultancies in the world have entire teams dedicated to“Digital Transformation.”
People often hear the phrase“edge computing” and assume that it is the adversary of the cloud. Well I’m here to tell you - that’s not true. The goal of this blog is to clear up some of the common misconceptions and myths surrounding“edge computing.”
As we talk with clients about their challenges, the topic invariably turns to Industry 4.0. This is interesting to me because it’s a largely generalized concept and while there are many reasons companies want to implement Industry 4.0,one main reason is FOMO. If you are under the age of 30 then FOMO is probably a standard phrase, luckily I have college-aged kids who happen tohang out with their parents on occasion so I can understand their lingo. FOMO or Fear of Missing Out seems to be a recurring theme as we speak to executives about Industry 4.0
At HarperDB, we’re working to build the best distributed database solution from the edge to the cloud. As a software developer on the team, I spend most of my time thinking about how to increase the stability and speed of our codebase - ideally, any work I’m doing achieves both of these priorities.