So what is the difference between a fog and a cloud? Well, actually bandwidth is part of the answer and where data needs to be situated.
Slow connections are driving the cloud closer to the actual asset that has the information, the cloud needs. “Fog computing, or edge computing” is getting closer to those local computers and devices to solve this bandwidth problem we all will be having it seems.
Solutions are looking far more to the how and where we store data and how we are setting about how to access it.
Fogging solutions are coping with the problem that sensor loading is creating altering what goes to the cloud and why
The reason why I’m interested in this, on a dedicated site discussing platforms and ecosystems, is that this fog computing is attempting to solve multiple problems at the edge where innovation lies far more for us to understand, where the devices and their users generate the insights and raw data. Continue reading