Overview of Edge Computing and Its Exploring Characteristics

Sangamithra A. (VIT University, India), Margaret Mary T. (Kristu Jayanti College, India) and Clinton G. (Sambharm Institute of Technology, India)
Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 94
EISBN13: 9781799885696|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4873-8.ch004
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Abstract

Edge computing is the concept of the distributed paradigm. In order to improve the response time and to save the bandwidth, it brings the computation and the storage of the data closer to the location whenever it is needed. Edge computing is one of the very famous and blooming concept in today's era. It has been used in so many applications for various purposes. Edge computing can be defined as infrastructure of physical compute which is placed between the device and the cloud to support various application and which brings the cloud closer to the end user or end devices. In this chapter, the authors discuss the origin of the edge paradigm, introduction, benefits. These are some of the criteria to be elaborated in the chapter overview of edge paradigm.
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