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Edge Computing: Worth the Bother

Published: 13 June 2001

ID: G0098757

Analyst(s): Robert Batchelder

Summary

Distributing computational problems among networked computers is an old idea that has been made new by the Internet. For certain problems, "edge computing" offers a cost-effective alternative to buying compute-server clusters.

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