Edge Infrastructure Talk Not Given at OpenStack Summit Berlin

Rob Hirschfeld was not able to attend the OpenStack Summit Berlin this November and present his talk on Edge Infrastructure. Instead, Rob has recorded his key messages about Edge Infrastructure focused on automation, limited access, and unskilled physical management.


Haseeb Budhani on App Development for Edge and Cloud Best Fit

Joining us this week is Haseeb Budhani, Co-Founder and CEO, Rafay Systems.

• Building an application deployment platform as close to the Edge as possible
• Supporting containers, microservices (move latency sensitive parts of app to Edge) and availability of infrastructure
• Definition of Edge to Rafay Systems
• Issues of massive amount of data at the Edge to be handled – Use Cases
• Will Edge suffer from device specific infrastructure needs?
• Application bottlenecks and impact of cloud locations and end user
• Placement control of services is still an open issue based on user requirements
• IT infrastructure and ownership and performance issues (IT vs Operation Teams)
• Cloud and Edge are not competitive; they work together to offer applications best fit

Paul Teich on Enterprise Security, Hardware Issues at Edge, Augmented Reality and 5G

In this week’s podcast, we speak with Paul Teich, Principal Analyst, Tirias Research. Paul offered his insight into several key industry trends as well as the recent Spectre and Meltdown discoveries.

* Spectre and Meltdown – Will this drive additional security focus?
* Augmented Reality and AI is the holy grail of Edge and Cloud
* Capabilities of 5G and its impact over next 10 years
* Why is Hyper Converged Infrastructure popular?