Big Data on the Edge
This is all about data governance, time-and-place utility and striving to do the right, things right, first time and every time.
First up. Having been responsible for R&D in this area in the eighties I can honestly say that Analytics ‘on the edge’ is nothing new. So this is leading edge, not bleeding edge.
That stated, the big ‘Big Data’ vendors are finally catching up with the concept of data processing ‘on the edge’, a late adoption which has been accompanied by a flurry of fluffy and content-averse articles hailing this “new” (actually it isn’t new at all) approach to Big Data, the Internet of Things and Analytics ‘On The Edge’.