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    4 Real-world Use Cases to Differentiate Edge Computing & Fog Computing (Part 2)

    Posted on Dec 5, 2017 11:34:03 AM by Swim Team in Machine Learning, in Swim Software, in Industrial IOT, in Edge Analytics, in Edge Computing, in Fog Computing

    This is part 2 of a two part series. Read more about Fog & Edge Computing in Part 1.

    Scores of articles discuss the difference between Edge and Fog computing, but their close proximity to each other in application architectures has led to significant confusion, often with the two terms being used interchangeably. Generally speaking, the difference between Fog and Edge computing concerns where data processing capabilities are located in the physical network architecture of an application. According to Automation Weekly:

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    4 Real-world Use Cases to Differentiate Edge Computing & Fog Computing (Part 1)

    Posted on Dec 1, 2017 10:29:35 AM by Swim Team in Machine Learning, in Swim Software, in Industrial IOT, in Edge Analytics, in Edge Computing, in Fog Computing

    This is part 1 of a two part series. Read more about Fog & Edge Computing in Part 2.

    Over the past few years, there have been scores of articles discussing the difference between Edge and Fog computing. Though Fog and Edge are distinct concepts, their close proximity to each other in real-world deployments has led to significant confusion, often with the two terms being used interchangeably. Generally speaking, the difference between Fog and Edge computing concerns where data processing capabilities are located in the physical network architecture of an application. The most concise definitions I’ve come across are from an article by Automation Weekly in 2016, which contained interviews with industrial software executives and marketers. According to the article:

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