by David Morris, Sept 2020
This article describes the challenges associated with the use of an edge computing architecture (fog computing) and the techniques to overcome these challenges. Let’s start with the first challenge for cloud computing: cloud storage. How will data processing be revolutionized, and then we will see how it will revolutionize the storage, storage and management of data in companies. This is still the focus of this special issue and is still hotly debated.
So it’s important to understand that cloud works, but edge computing is not there to replace it, but to work very closely with it. Also called fog, fog computation essentially means that you are not hosting and working in a centralized cloud, but rather to the edge of the corporate network. In a very short and simplified way, “Fog Computing” will be a combination of a layer of fog and a layer of cloud that will manage the connection between the cloud network and the edges. It is used as edge computing and expands closer to edge networks.
We should also examine when edge computing and fog computing architectures make sense and when a business process might require a centralized computing model. Consider a system that processes data through learning patterns and provides computing, network, and storage services to the IoT.
Where most of the time – sensitive data – is generated, the fog computer system can analyze it by sending huge amounts of data to the cloud. The data can then be processed at a fog node or IoT gateway located in a LAN. Fog nodes can manage caches using the Steiner tree based on the Optimal Resource Caching Scheme, with the added benefit of supporting high – powerful, low – latency and cost-effective storage. Edge computing processes data at the edge of the network and allows it to be processed at more powerful local nodes in the LAN, such as a cloud service provider or cloud storage provider.
Edge Fog Computing is an alternative to existing cloud computing models to deliver services quickly and efficiently. Options for data storage at the edge include installing a high-performance fog computing server at a remote location and using it to replicate cloud services.
Fog computers help improve efficiency and reduce the amount of data that needs to be moved to the cloud for processing, analysis and storage. Fog computers bring targeted improvements in data processing to the cloud and make it easier for companies to use other technologies, tools and platforms that are more efficient than traditional cloud computing models. Fog calculation improves efficiency, reduces the number of times data needs to be sent to clouds for processing, and contributes to efficiency by reducing the amount of data needed to move from the cloud for processing and analysis to storage, as well as reducing storage costs.
Fog computation reduces the amount of data that is transferred to the cloud for processing and analysis, while improving security, a major concern in the IoT industry.
There are several basic ways in which cloud computing makes the Internet of Things safer, and security is a major reason why companies are turning to it. There are a number of use cases that have been identified as potential ideal scenarios for Fog Computing. Such solutions can be achieved through a combination of cloud computing, cloud storage or a hybrid cloud / private cloud solution, but there is no official deployment roll-out yet. To be truly secure and part of the future of IoT and enterprise storage in the cloud, Fog Computing must work in conjunction with traditional storage solutions.
It helps build software-defined networks and adds device-based processing to offer huge benefits. It also facilitates the integration of cloud-related data centers into the cloud storage and data centers infrastructure.
The primary challenge of Fog Computing is security, as it collects large amounts of data from multiple sources. With massive influxes of data and devices, it is almost impossible to rely on a central cloud platform to store all of this data, which is where edge computing and fog computing come in. It provides competent for all your needs, but it is not without challenges, especially in terms of security.
Fog computers can process massive amounts of data from IOT (Internet of Things) and edge networks. It helps the cloud to cope with the significant amount of data generated from the IoT every day. IoT devices and combing, where the processing of this data takes place, fog computing does not.
In fog computing, intelligence, computing and storage resources are moved from the cloud back to the local network and transferred to a central cloud platform from which processing is outsourced. In fog computing, local nodes can instead be responsible for video streaming and shift processing to this centralization of cloud platforms. Video streaming is much faster than cloud computing and could take up to half the time, eliminating the need for a data center to access it in real time – as with video streaming. Calculations and tasks in fog calculation can also be performed faster than when tasks are uploaded to clouds, data centers and then nodes, effectively reducing delays.