Edge computing has been considered the “next big thing” by the IT industry. However, unlike cloud computing, there is still no established standard regarding how edge computing should be offered as a service to the developers.
This presentation is trying to share a concept model that can efficiently achieve this goal. For service providers, this model is a simple way to make their resources at various edge locations available to developers. For the developers, the enormous bandwidth and ultra-low latency offer by this new platform should be able to unlock numerous new applications that were once limited by the capability of the centralized cloud. This does not mean the centralized cloud will be abandoned, but any application designed based on it will need to be re-architected to take full advantage of the new features introduced by the edge. An important part of this presentation will be addressing this. This presentation is not about a specific product or tool. We are trying to get more consensus on the best model for EaaS (edge as a service).
Topic: Building Edge As A Service
Date: Nov 5th, 2020
Times: 10:00 am Pacific Time US and Canada
Speaker: Bin Ni
About The Speaker
Dr. Bin Ni is the CTO for CDNetworks.
Bin received his bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing and Ph.D. from Purdue University. After graduation, he Joined Marvell Semiconductor as a communication algorithm architect. 6 years later he joined Apple to work on the micro-architecture of the A-series SoC to improve its performance with strict power constraints.
In 2013, he decided to pursue some new challenges and became the founding engineer of Quantil to develop a new generation of content delivery network. He has been in charge of the R&D for both CDNetworks and Quantil since 2017. Bin’s recent focus is to look for the best paradigm to enable customers to do more on the edge servers.