Edge-centric Computing: Vision and Challenges

Authors
Pedro Garcia Lopez, Alberto Montresor, Dick Epema, Anwitaman Datta, Teruo Higashino, Adriana Iamnitchi, Marinho Barcellos, Pascal Felber, Etienne Riviere
Publication date
2015/9/30
Journal
ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review
Volume
45
Issue
5
Pages
37-42
Publisher
ACM
Description
Abstract In many aspects of human activity, there has been a continuous struggle between
the forces of centralization and decentralization. Computing exhibits the same phenomenon;
we have gone from mainframes to PCs and local networks in the past, and over the last
decade we have seen a centralization and consolidation of services and applications in data
centers and clouds. We position that a new shift is necessary. Technological advances such
as powerful dedicated connection boxes deployed in most ho

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