Simon Crosby

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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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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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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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by Simon Crosby, on Sep 12, 2018 12:14:13 PM

Last week I presented SWIM.AI Edge Intelligence at the O’Reilly AI conference in San Francisco. It was a terrific opportunity to learn from real users about their challenges delivering value …

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by Simon Crosby, on Jul 18, 2018 8:28:00 AM

$10M Series B Round with Investment from CIC and Arm Positions SWIM.AI to Deliver on the Promise of the Intelligent Edge Today we announced that SWIM.AI has closed its Series …

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by Simon Crosby, on May 24, 2018 12:28:24 PM

Those of us who have spent time building cloud stacks tend to assume that what we’ve built is so cool that it must be useful for all use cases. The cloud must …

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by Simon Crosby, on Apr 10, 2018 1:46:33 PM

Enterprises increasingly look to the cloud to deliver on their mainstream infrastructure and app needs: SaaS and IaaS make sense because they are cost effective, flexible and often more secure …

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by Simon Crosby, on Apr 6, 2018 10:30:14 AM

SWIM EDX builds "digital twins" that learn on-the-fly, training themselves from real world data so they can predict future behavior. Our approach is the first that I’m aware of in which a …

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by Simon Crosby, on Apr 4, 2018 8:14:32 AM

Today we announced the general availability of SWIM EDX, our software product for Business, IT and Ops professionals swamped with data coming from un-intelligent assets and infrastructure. SWIM EDX provides business …

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