Simon Crosby

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by Simon Crosby, on Sep 16, 2020 6:00:00 AM

A Technical Blog Series for Data Architects This multi-part blog series is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions …

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by Simon Crosby, on Aug 26, 2020 6:30:00 AM

A Technical Blog Series for Data Architects This multi-part blog series is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsDigital TwinEdge Computingdistributed computingserverlessweb applicationsswimOSstateful lambdaskubernetesswim continuumcontinuous intelligence

by Simon Crosby, on Aug 12, 2020 7:45:00 AM

A Technical Blog Series for Data Architects This multi-part blog series is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsDigital TwinEdge Computingdistributed computingserverlessweb applicationsswimOSstateful lambdaskubernetesswim continuumcontinuous intelligence

by Simon Crosby, on Jul 29, 2020 6:15:00 AM

A Technical Blog Series for Data Architects This multi-part blog series is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsDigital TwinEdge Computingdistributed computingserverlessweb applicationsswimOSstateful lambdaskubernetesswim continuumcontinuous intelligence

by Simon Crosby, on Jul 15, 2020 7:15:00 AM

A Technical Blog Series for Data Architects This multi-part blog series is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsDigital TwinEdge Computingdistributed computingserverlessweb applicationsswimOSstateful lambdaskubernetesswim continuumcontinuous intelligence

by Simon Crosby, on Feb 19, 2020 9:43:28 AM

Back at the beginning of this century (a long time ago in tech) some brilliant chaps escaped from Google with the recipe for taming enterprise big-data: Hadoop. If it worked …

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Topics:Stateful ApplicationsEdge Computingdistributed computingweb applicationsstreamingopen sourcemicroservicescloud data analyticsapache sparkdecentralizedcomplex event processingbig data

by Simon Crosby, on Mar 4, 2019 2:00:32 PM

Serverless computing is a seductive and powerful addition to a cloud developer’s arsenal. But despite its elegance, serverless is not the right architecture for most edge applications. Combined with the …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOTSmart CitiesEdge AnalyticsDigital TwinSWIM AIEdge ComputingSwim Enterprisedistributed computingserverless

by Simon Crosby, on Feb 28, 2019 11:20:30 AM

Application developers frequently choose REST in the name of simplicity, but for real-time apps, REST introduces unnecessary complexity and performance bottlenecks. REST based APIs, stateless computing and database-centric applications are the …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOTSmart CitiesTraffic ManagementEdge AnalyticsManufacturingAsset TrackingDigital TwinEdge ComputingFog ComputingdevopsSwim Enterprisedistributed computing

by Simon Crosby, on Feb 26, 2019 10:49:31 AM

The web and IaaS clouds only work because of REST and stateless computing. That and a couple of other infrastructure abstractions: load balancing, and a database of some sort. The …

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by Simon Crosby, on Feb 21, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Today’s architects and developers are comfortable with powerful cloud infrastructure service abstractions that help them quickly build applications. The (REST API + stateless microservice + database) model for cloud apps …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsIndustrial IOTEdge AnalyticsDigital TwinSWIM AIEdge ComputingSwim Enterprise

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