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by Brad Johnson, on Dec 7, 2018 12:52:20 PM

How "smart" are today's Smart Cities, really? The buzz around Smart Cities has been going on for over a decade and the headlines keep coming. But how many “smart” cities …

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Topics:Stateful ApplicationsSWIM SoftwareSmart CitiesTraffic ManagementSmart BuildingsEdge AnalyticsEdge ComputingSWIM EDXDigital TwinAsset TrackingMachine Learning

by Brad Johnson, on Nov 5, 2018 3:34:24 AM

The world isn’t slowing down. Increasingly, new streaming data sources are being integrated into business applications, coinciding with a rapidly growing demand for real-time applications. In order to achieve new …

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Topics:SWIM EDXSWIM AIEdge ComputingDigital TwinEdge AnalyticsSWIM SoftwareMachine LearningStateful ApplicationsSmart CitiesTraffic ManagementSWIM Inc.

by Brad Johnson, on Sep 30, 2018 12:57:19 AM

All Internet of Things (IoT) data has some time component to it. Therefore it’s critical to approach applications which use IoT data with the understanding that in order to derive …

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Topics:Stateful ApplicationsSWIM SoftwareEdge AnalyticsDigital TwinEdge Computing

by Brad Johnson, on Aug 15, 2018 5:34:09 PM

Earlier this year, Mickaël Rémond, the founder of ProcessOne, a real-time solutions provider, published a blog post titled The Challenges of Building Real-Time Applications. I highly recommend giving it a …

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Topics:SWIM EDXEdge ComputingSWIM AIDigital TwinEdge AnalyticsSWIM Inc.Stateful ApplicationsSWIM Software

by Brad Johnson, on Jul 3, 2018 5:16:51 PM

I’ve read (and written) a lot about edge computing over the past year, and it seems like the edge story is continually pitched as being in competition with cloud technologies …

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Topics:SWIM EDXEdge ComputingStateful ApplicationsMachine LearningIndustrial IOTEdge AnalyticsManufacturingAsset Tracking

by Brad Johnson, on Jun 26, 2018 1:30:56 PM

There’s a world of data being created that never reaches it to the cloud. Some edge data is collected and forwarded over local networks for cloud native apps. SWIM.AI CTO, Simon …

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Topics:PodcastSWIM EDXEdge ComputingSWIM AIDigital TwinEdge AnalyticsMachine LearningStateful ApplicationsSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOTTraffic Management

by Brad Johnson, on Jun 20, 2018 9:51:00 AM

You’re a total cloud pro. You’ve mastered the message broker, dominated the database, triumphed over timers, and battled buffer-bloat. You’re in so deep your pets are named Kafka, Mongo, and …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jun 4, 2018 2:16:10 PM

STATEFUL SERVICES, THE DISTRIBUTED ACTOR MODEL & MACHINE LEARNING I’ve been attending a few technology conferences recently, and it seems like there’s a renewed buzz around digital twins. If you’re …

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Topics:SWIM EDXEdge ComputingSWIM AIDigital TwinAsset ManagementAsset TrackingManufacturingSmart CitiesIndustrial IOTMachine LearningStateful Applications

by Brad Johnson, on Apr 17, 2018 11:19:16 AM

As organizations adopt Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in pursuit of more productive and cost-effective operations, it’s inevitable that we’ll continue seeing a shift from the cloud as a center …

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Topics:SWIM EDXEdge ComputingFog ComputingSWIM AIDigital TwinStateful ApplicationsMachine LearningEdge AnalyticsSWIM Software

by Brad Johnson, on Mar 21, 2018 2:47:43 PM

It’s becoming clear that the concept of “digital twins” will shape the future of how Internet of Things (IoT) applications are built. In fact, a Garter Research survey found that …

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Topics:Edge ComputingFog ComputingSWIM AIDigital TwinEdge AnalyticsSWIM Inc.SWIM SoftwareStateful ApplicationsMachine LearningIndustrial IOT